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  1. Rotary Scholarship WinnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Southeast Georgia Today

    The Vidalia Rotary Club presented $1,000 scholarships to the students Wednesday.

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  2. Vidalia seeks $7M in bonds for unnamed projectRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 22 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Mayor Hyram Copeland tells The Natchez Democrat that local officials will meet with the Louisiana State Bond Commission on March 19. Copeland says details of the project cannot be discussed yet because the deal hasn't been fully closed. He says it is "commercial and residential" project.

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  3. Vidalia High Tech Company Hits MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Southeast Georgia Today

    ... can pull up our product there," Davis reports. It's located at the corner of Highway 292 West and Calendar Road in Vidalia across from the old Oxford Industries building near Vidalia High School. In addition to Davis, company officers include ...

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  4. High School Math Options ConsideredRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2015 | 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 ...

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  5. Classroom GrantsRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2015 | 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.

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  6. 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.

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

    Dec 15, 2014 | NOLA.com

    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.

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

    Dec 15, 2014 | Patch.com

    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.

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  9. 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.

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  10. 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.

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  11. 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 ...

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  12. 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.

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  13. 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 ...

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  14. 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.

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  15. 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. ...

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  16. 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.

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  17. 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 ...

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  18. 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, ...

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

    Oct 30, 2014 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... 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, ...

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  20. 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.

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