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  1. High School Math Options ConsideredRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Southeast Georgia Today

    ... the proposed revisions to the common core Georgia performance standards are a step in that direction," Wood said. Vidalia School Superintendent Dr. Garrett Wilcox says Vidalia High School students had an 80% pass rate before the new common core ...


  2. Classroom GrantsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Southeast Georgia Today

    The Bright Light grants from the Vidalia Educational Foundation are for $375 to Cindy Corbitt at J.R. Trippe Middle School, $300 each to Sonya Allmond and Gayle Corley, both at J.D. Dickerson Primary School, $250 to Beverly Rivers and $55 to Emma Salzer, both of Vidalia High School.


  3. Vidalia Schools Open Door for Christian ClassesRead the original story

    Dec 24, 2014 | Southeast Georgia Today

    December 24-- At its last meeting of the year, the Vidalia school board voted to give students an option to take classes in Christianity in the New Year. The classes will be taught as an elective by the Montgomery County Christian Learning Center, according to School Superintendent Dr. Garrett Wilcox.


  4. Accidental hunting camp shooting takes life of Vidalia man in MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 |

    A Vidalia man was killed at a hunting club Saturday in Meadville, Miss., after authorities say a fellow hunter mistook him for a dear, according to The Natchez Democrat. Rick Kennedy, 63, was shot with a hunting rifle by Danny Richards, 52, of Natchez, Saturday morning while the men were hunting separately, Franklin County Investigator David Blackwell told the newspaper.


  5. North Shore Obituary: Harry Smith, 76Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 |

    Harry Smith,76, born in Helena, Arkansas, to parents Henry Smith, Sr. of Vicksburg, Mississippi and Alberta Smith of Vidalia, Louisiana. Harry taught physical education in the Evanston School District #65 from 1968 - 1994, first at Kingsley School until it closed, and then at Willard School.


  6. Louisiana man killed in Miss. hunting accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    Franklin County Sheriff James Newman says Rick Kennedy, of Vidalia, died after being shot by 52-year-old Danny Richards, of Natchez, Friday morning. Newman says the shooting happened at a hunting club in the northwest corner of Franklin County off Highway 33 North.


  7. Christian Study Option for VHS StudentsRead the original story

    Dec 14, 2014 | Southeast Georgia Today

    December 15-- The Vidalia school board is considering a proposal giving senior students the option of taking a course of Christian study. At its December meeting, Gady Youmans with the Montgomery County Christian Learning Center proposed that VHS seniors be given the option of attending a one-hour elective course each day using space at the Victory Baptist Church located near the school.


  8. Making Christmas MerrierRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Southeast Georgia Today

    ... distributed in near freezing temperatures Thursday morning behind the old Oxford Building on Highway 292 West in Vidalia. "BiLo has been our largest sponsor. Chester Skinner year after year provides the boxes and Bilo Charities provides a grant for ...


  9. VHS Christmas Concert TonightRead the original story

    Dec 11, 2014 | Southeast Georgia Today

    December 11-- The Vidalia High School Chorus and Indian Express Show Choir entertained Vidalia Rotarians with Christmas music Wednesday.


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

    Nov 12, 2014 | 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 ...


  11. Veterans Day 2014 in VidaliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Southeast Georgia Today

    November 11-- Area veterans from all U.S. Armed Forces branches turned out Tuesday for the annual "Honoring Our Veterans" luncheon sponsored by the Downtown Vidalia "Main Street" Association. Cadets from the Junior ROTC Thunderbolt Regiment led by Cadet Colonel Amber Williams and Army Command Sergeant Major David Draughn presented a program honoring veterans.


  12. The Dart: Vidalia woman forever grateful for dad's heroismRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | Stars and Stripes

    ... Jr. was a hero on the home front, and for that she will be forever grateful. When The Dart landed on Holly Street in Vidalia Wednesday, Mel and her husband, Derrell, were enjoying the cool weather trimming back a few plants in their front yard. ...


  13. Decision Nears on VHS BuildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | Southeast Georgia Today

    November 3-- The Vidalia school board is nearing a decision on whether to build a new Vidalia High School or modernize the existing facility. At a meeting Friday, the board voted to ask the Georgia Department of Education for site approval if the board decides to go forward with a new building.


  14. ULM's drone program gives bird's-eye view of futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | The News-Star

    ... D-Delhi, the chairman of the Senate Agriculture Committee, attended the conference, as did state Rep. Andy Anders, D-Vidalia, chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, and state Rep. Bubby Chaney, R-Rayville. "The opportunities for the future of ...


  15. Landrieu embraces bringing federal dollars to La.Read the original story

    Oct 30, 2014 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... talking about regional investment in Donaldsonville and attending a groundbreaking for a new computer center in Vidalia. By contrast, her main Republican opponent, Rep. Bill Cassidy, describes Louisiana as part of the national partisan scene, ...


  16. DARE Parade in VidaliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | Southeast Georgia Today

    October 28-- Kids from Sally Meadows Elementary School in Vidalia were on the street Tuesday for their annual march against drugs and alcohol. The Drug Abuse Resistance Education parade is conducted by the school and the Vidalia Police Department where Corporal Dwayne Carpenter is a DARE officer.


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

    Oct 15, 2014 | 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.


  18. 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.


  19. 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.


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

    Oct 9, 2014 |

    ... 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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