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  1. Vidalia Teacher of YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Southeast Georgia Today

    October 16-- For the last 27 years, she's been teaching history in the same classrooom at Vidalia High School. Tuesday night, Laree Findley was named the school system's teacher of the year.

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  2. Vidalia Police on the streets in new patrol unitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2013 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    Vidalia Police Officers are hitting the streets in nine new patrol units. Chief Bruce Wiley says these units are replacing Dodge Chargers.

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  3. Sinking boat leaves 2 stranded in Miss. RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2013 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    Authorities say a boat delivering supplies on the Mississippi River began to sink suddenly, leaving two crew members stranded in the water before being rescued by a tugboat. Vidalia Assistant Police Chief Bruce Wiley said officers responded to a call of an overturned boat around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday.

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  4. Deal struck to replace Midla PipelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | NewsOK.com

    ... n systems, or offered conversion to propane service. "This pipeline is our lifeline to industrial recruitment," said Vidalia, Louisiana, Mayor Hyram Copeland, who serves on the Louisiana Municipal Gas Association's executive committee.

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  5. Sinking boat leaves 2 stranded in Miss. RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Authorities say a boat delivering supplies on the Mississippi River began to sink suddenly, leaving two crew members stranded in the water before being rescued by a tugboat. Vidalia Assistant Police Chief Bruce Wiley tells The Natchez Democrat officers responded to a call of an overturned boat around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday.

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  6. Suspect in MPD officer shooting remains in LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... Scott Franklin said authorities were tipped off to his location after Wright attempted to use his gas card in Vidalia, La. The card's use alerted MPD officials who then contacted Louisiana officials, and an unmarked patrol officer spotted the stolen ...

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  7. Shooting suspect in custody after a three parish car chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    ... "Three, three-thirty yesterday afternoon he had to use the stolen gas card inside the vehicle he stole to refuel in Vidalia," said Franklin. They then notified authorities in Ferriday who set up a road block. "When the suspect came by a few minutes ...

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  8. MPD officer recovering from shooting; Suspect caught in LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... Scott Franklin said authorities were tipped off to his location after Wright attempted to use his gas card in Vidalia, La. The card's use alerted MPD officials who then contacted Louisiana officials, and an unmarked patrol officer spotted the stolen ...

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  9. Suspect in shooting of Montgomery police officer captured in LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 5 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    ... shift. LaSalle Parish (La.) Sheriff Scott Franklin tells WSFA 12 News that Wright attempted to use his gas card in Vidalia, La. which immediately alerted officials in Montgomery. MPD then contacted Louisiana officials, and an unmarked patrol officer ...

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  10. MPD shooting suspect captured in LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 5 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    ... on first shift. LaSalle Parish Sheriff Scott Franklin tells WSFA 12 News Wright attempted to use his gas card in Vidalia, which alerted officials in Montgomery who then contacted Louisiana officials. After an unmarked officer spotted the stolen ...

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  11. Mayors Of Mississippi River Towns Announce Major Sustainability ProgramsRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2014 | Agri Marketing

    ... Madrid, MO; Edward Brown, St. Joseph, LA; Larry Brown, Natchez, MS; Belinda Constant, Gretna, LA; Hyram Copeland, Vidalia, LA; John Cox III, Greenville, MS; George Flaggs, Vicksburg, MS; Robert S. Gallagher, Bettendorf, IA; Kip Holden, Baton Rouge, ...

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  12. Two major sustainability efforts announced by mayorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | Ag Professional

    ... Madrid, MO; Edward Brown, St. Joseph, LA; Larry Brown, Natchez, MS; Belinda Constant, Gretna, LA; Hyram Copeland, Vidalia, LA; John Cox III, Greenville, MS; George Flaggs, Vicksburg, MS; Robert S. Gallagher, Bettendorf, IA; Kip Holden, Baton Rouge, ...

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  13. Mississippi River mayors seek funding for infrastructure, green spacesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    ... examples offered up by the mayors: a multi-faceted development of riverfront property including two new hotels in Vidalia, Miss.; modernized stormwater drainage in Dubuque, Iowa; and wetlands restoration with a walkway for educational field trips in ...

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  14. Adopt-A-TeacherRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2014 | Southeast Georgia Today

    September 14-- Sandi Callaway, a teacher at Vidalia High School, is the latest teacher to be adopted by the Vidalia Rotary Club.

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  15. Vidalia mayor leads rally for LandrieuVidalia mayor leads rally for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | The News-Star

    Vidalia mayor leads rally for Landrieu Copeland says Landrieu's voice one 'we can't afford to lose' Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1txX3DA Vidalia Mayor Hyram Copeland and others led a rally Wednesday in Monroe supporting U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., in her re-election campaign. "Sen. Landrieu has delivered time after time for our region," Copeland said.

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  16. Corrections officer accused of smuggling drugsRead the original story

    Sep 9, 2014 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... respiratory virus that has stricken hundreds of children in the midwest, but so far those cases are not confirmed. VIDALIA, La. (AP) - Police have arrested a Concordia Parish correctional officer after prison officials learned the officer allegedly ...

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  17. Baton Rouge crime blotter: Puppies left in closet with no food or waterRead the original story

    Sep 5, 2014 | The Advocate

    A Vidalia woman was arrested Thursday, accused of leaving two 6-month old puppies in a closet of an Baton Rouge apartment for a week with no food or water in over 90-degree weather without air-conditioning. The owner of the puppies, a soldier who was deployed overseas, had paid Latonya Sheppard, 27, to look after them, said East Baton Rouge Animal Control Director Hilton Cole.

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  18. State BOE Holds Public HearingRead the original story

    Aug 29, 2014 | Southeast Georgia Today

    State Board of Education member Allen Rice of Vidalia held a public hearing for the 12th Congressional District at Vidalia High School last week before a gathering of about 50 people.

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  19. Organization that helps send gifts to soldiers takes next stepRead the original story

    Aug 31, 2014 | Stars and Stripes

    ... on July 21, telling her that status had been granted for GRITS. Approximately five years ago, Jones, who lives in Vidalia, wanted to send a care package to a family friend serving in the military overseas. She went online to the U.S. Postal Service ...

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  20. 9-11 Observance in VidaliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2014 | Southeast Georgia Today

    August 26-- The Downtown Vidalia Association invites you to attend its "Lest We Forget" memorial service on the 13th anniversary of September 11, 2001.

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