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The Advance

The Advance
The Advance
The Advance
The Advance

The Advance; 205 East First Street (U.S. Highway 280); Vidalia, GA 30474. _or_ P.O. Box 669, Vidalia, GA 30475. Phone: [912] 537-3131. Email your news and ads: advance8@bellsouth.net


Front Page

Toombs County Gets Ready for 100th Birthday

Relentless Dog Wakes Family From Toxic Fire

TV Network to Highlight Lyons - Printed in The Vidalia Advance, Vol. 108, No. 8, February 23, 2005.


Columnists


Kitty Peterson

The Brick Building On 1st Street

That First Vidalia Onion

Charles, Georgia


Ray Tapley

Ray Tapley

Laura Linney's trauma in Baxley - The Advance, Volume ???, No. ??, July 29, 2005/Page 1L.

A ?Who?s Who? Bio Of A Good J.O.E. - May 05, 1983.

Local man lone Georgian in Flanders Field

The Hall Of Fame For Jodie Joiner

When He Plays The Sound Perks Up

Vidalia Says Farwell To One Of Its Heroes - September 07, 2005.

Sometimes "Marrying Up" Can Ease Career Choices - September 21, 2005.

A Death Too Newsworthy For It Not To Be Reported - The Advance, Volume 108, No. 44, November 2, 2005/Page 7L.

Presenting Macon Houses In The Jim Barfield Style - The Advance, Volume 108, No. 45, November 9, 2005/Page 7L.

V.P.'s Press Secretary Is A Native of Lyons - The Advance, Volume 108, No. 46, November 16, 2005/Page 2L.

Readers Rouse Up, Right Some Wrongs - The Advance, Volume 108, No. 47, Wednesday, November 23, 2005/Page 7L.

Ex-Vidalian Ben Harbin Skirmishes With AJC - The Advance, Volume 109, No. 22, Wednesday, May 31, 2006/Page 7L.

Is The Vidalia-Lyons Feud Dead? - The Advance, Volume 109, No. 40, Wednesday, October 8, 2006/Page 3L.

Center Of Concern For A Grave Matter - The Advance, Volume ???, No. ??, Wednesday, April 11, 2007/Page 5L.

Setting The Majors On Fire - The Advance, Volume 110, No. 37, Wednesday, September 12, 2007/Page 3L.

FBC Lures Wynette Again - The Advance, Volume 111, No. 23, Wednesday, June 04, 2008/Page 3L.


Jurors

Toombs County, Georgia Jurors

Toombs Superior Court Trial Jurors are drawn for duty
http://toombs.150m.com/news/A-P/people/jurors/duty.htm


Obituaries

Jessie Beasley, Ruby Cartrette, Wanda Causey, Mildred Herring, William Lynn, Deloris Parker, Eunice Roberts and Master Sgt. Andrew Sanders Obituaries - Printed in The Advance-Progress, Wednesday, March 27, 2002.

Mrs. Lola Cobb, Mr. Henry Fulford, Mrs. Evie Ogburn, Mr. James Stephens, Mr. William Adams, Mrs. Tamae Brown, Mr. Reno Tapley, Mrs. Frankie Jackson, Mrs. Bernice Hopkins and Mrs. Dorothy Whiteley Obituaries - Printed in The Advance-Progress, Wednesday, April 03, 2002.

Marjorie Bradham, James Glover, Jr., Charles Graham, Howard Ingley, Jr., Gary Vinson Jones, Deborah Harrell, Terence Orlowski, Dyess Shuman, Myrtle Swearingen, Dr. Allen Tuten, William Wheeler and Farrie Wright Obituaries - Printed in The Advance-Progress, Wednesday, June 05, 2002.

Mrs. Helen Hutcheson, Mr. Edgar Morrison, Mrs. Marvelene Upton, Mr. William Palmer and Miss. Paulina Castro Obituaries - Printed in The Advance-Progress, Wednesday, July 03, 2002.

Mrs. Donnie Burns Edenfield, Mr. James Marshall Stapleton, Mrs. Merttie Marie (Boots) Sikes, Miss Angel Johnson and Mrs. Doris E. Danzig Obituaries - Printed in The Advance-Progress, Wednesday, August 21, 2002.

Mrs. Martha J Carroll, Mrs. Penny Elrod, W. Roy Fletcher, Ray Edward Helms, Mrs. Goldie Smith Mooney, Leon Guy Newton, Erin "Pee Wee" Rewis, and Pierce Wiley Sowell Obituaries - Printed in The Advance-Progress, Wednesday, September 14, 2002.

Book, Mrs. Alma G. Taylor; Braddock, Mrs. Bonnie Rae, Braswell; Mrs. L. Inez Thompson; Bridges, Mr. John T.; Caraway, Mrs. Sandra Jean; Christianson, Mrs. Mildred Mary Weiss; Crumpton, Mrs. Lois Youmans; Joyner, Mr. James L.; Odom, Mr. George, Jr.; Peavy, Mrs. Bessie Rea; Poole, Mrs. Margaret Elaine; Shaw, Mr. Wiliam B. III; Solie, Mr. James R.; and Wade, Mr. Joseph "Joe" Richard - Obituaries - Printed in The Advance-Progress, Wednesday, October 16, 2002, page 5b.

Galbreath, Constance; Gothard, Annie; Hinojosa, Marcelina; Lane, Ebin, Jr.; Lawrence, Edward; Poole, Rev. Lemac; Purcell, Henry; Smith, Elouise; Taylor, James; Vaughn, Sylvania; Walker, Flossie; and White, Gerald Obituaries - Printed in The Advance-Progress, Wednesday, November 13, 2002, page 2c.

Mrs. Daisy Davis Brantley; Angel Faith Duren; Mr. George G. Flowers; Mrs. Betty Louise Harley; and Mrs. Sara Milligan Smith Obituaries - Printed in The Advance-Progress, Wednesday, November 20, 2002, page 2b.

Mrs. Agnes Brooks; Mr. Robert Brown; Mr. James Chandler, Sr.; Mrs. Annie Mitchell; Mrs. JoAnne Moss; Mr. Phillip Murphy; Mrs. Helen Palmer; Mrs. Verna Palmer; Mrs. Phoebe Royal; Mr. Hammond Smith; Mr. Willie Wells and Mrs. Joy Wood Obituaries - Printed in The Advance-Progress, Wednesday, November 27, 2002, page 1c.

Anderson, Mrs. Runell, Bowen, Mr. Ben, Finch, Mr. William, Graham, Mrs. Mary, McCoy, Mr. Leonard, Sr., Poole, Mr. James and Tootle, Mr. Donnell Obituaries - Printed in The Advance-Progress, Wednesday, December 11, 2002, page 2b.

Kilpatrick, Mr. Herbert; McIntyre, Mr. Woodrow; NeeSmith, Mr. Daniel; Peebles, Mr. John; Ruth, Miss Katie Yelonda Ceasar; Toler, Mrs. Mary; and Tootle, Mr. Donnell Obituaries - Printed in The Advance-Progress, Wednesday, December 18, 2002, page 1b.

Banks, Mrs. Carol; Brown, Mrs. Clara; Campbell, Mr. Douglas; Conaway, Mr. Cecil; Flanders, Mr. William; Jarriel, Mr. Richard; McBride, Mrs. Vera; Mercer, Mrs. Alice; Slack, Mrs. Frankie; Stanfield, Mrs. Nancy; Thompson, Dr. Olin Obituaries - Printed in The Advance, Wednesday, January 01, 2003, page 3b.

Anderson, Mrs. Sarah; Barfield, Mr. Edgar; Byrd, Mr. Herman, Sr.; Faires, Mrs. Ora; Goocher, Mrs. Susie; James, Mr. H.P.; Martin, Mr. James; McLean, Mrs. Charlotte; Meeks, Mrs. Laveta; Moss, Mr. Clyde; Stefanik, Mrs. Ivene; Tollison, Mrs. Phyllis; Windham, Mrs. Minnie; and Young, Mr. Robert Obituaries - Printed in The Advance, Wednesday, January 08, 2003, page 6a.

Brooker, Mrs. Jane May; Brown, Mrs. Ethlyn Goodwin; Derriso, Mrs. Quinell G.; Gillis, Mr. Dondal P.; Googe, Mr. Junior; Hall, Mrs. Opal Hart; Harn, Mrs. Audrey Mae Duke; Manning, Mrs. Rosalyn Galbreath; McBride, Mr. Earl W.; Miller, Miss. Jennifer Annette; and Nipper, Miss. Emilee ?Yanci? Obituaries - Printed in The Advance, Wednesday, January 15, 2003, page 1c.

Brown, Mrs. Ila; Conner, Mrs. Eloise; Davis, Mrs. Ollie; Lacey, Mr. John, Jr.; Oliver, Mrs. Gertrude; O?Neal, Mrs. Lula; Phillips, Mrs. Jerolene; Powell, Mr. Robert; and Wiggins, Ms. Blanche Obituaries - Printed in The Advance, Wednesday, January 29, 2003, page 1b.

Akins, Mr. Dedrick; Clark, Mr. Sid; Franklin, Mrs. Wyolene; Patton, Mrs. Minna; Riner, Mr. Willie; Scales, Mrs. Burney; Stripling, Mrs. Nettie; and Warren, Mrs. Gladys Obituaries - Printed in The Advance, Wednesday, May 14, 2003, page 2b.

Barfield, Mr. Horace; Conner, Mr. Perry; Daniel, Ms. Paula; Phillips, Ms. Helen; Simpson, Mr. Bernard; Walton, Mr. Marion; Weeks, Mr. Buford; and Woods, Mr. Jerry Obituaries - Printed in The Advance, Wednesday, May 28, 2003, page 2b.

Mr. Jacky D. Amerson, Mr. Roy Melvin Claxton, Mr. John C. "J.C." Jeffers, Jr., Mrs. Gladys "Tootsie" Lilliott, Mrs. Flora Belle George Lockley, Mrs. Vivian Miller, Mr. John Alan Odom, and Mrs. Geneva Wilds Obituaries - Printed in The Advance, Wednesday, June 18, 2003, page 1c.

Craft, Mr. Raymon ?Nip?; Roundtree, Mr. Theodore; Smith, Mr. Walter Harold; Story, Master Kevin Michael; Tedder, Ms. Sabrena; and Yawn, Mr. Caswell Obituaries - Printed in The Advance, Wednesday, July 02, 2003, page 4b.

Burton, Mr. Roy; Campbell, Mr. James Elmer; Faircloth, Mrs. Liza Mae Dixon; Jackson, Mrs. Rosa Mae; Kennedy, Mr. Jerry Lamar, Sr.; Parrish, Mrs. Nadine; Saba, Mrs. Frances (Frankie) Virgil Mallard; Thompson, Mr. Mary Lou Bowie; Wilkes, Mrs. Carol A. Obituaries - Printed in The Advance, Wednesday, July 16, 2003, page 6b.

Chapman, Mrs. Vernede Griffin; Coleman, Mrs. Thelma Carter; Hamilton, Mrs. Rosa Barrow; Hutcheson, Mr. Alton; Kemp, Mrs. Georgia Nell Harrell; Kersey, Mr. David Taylor; Mayo, Mr. A. D.; McKinna, Mrs. Zeva; Perry, Mrs. Lois Hodges; Phillips, Mr. Paul Robert, Sr.; Roberson, Mr. Herman Lee; and Smith, Mr. Curtis, Jr. Obituaries - Printed in The Advance, Wednesday, August 13, 2003, page 7b.

Brown, Mrs. Rosa Mae; Mr. Conner, Mr. Mart B.; Jarriel, Mr. George Andrew; Knight, Mrs. Margie; Muncus, Mrs. Thelma M.; Simmons, Mr. James M. "Jim"; Taylor, Mrs. Mary Morris; Thiel, Mr. Robert Craig; and Woodruff, Mrs. Vera H. Obituaries - Printed in The Advance, Wednesday, October 01, 2003, page 1c.

Brown, Mrs. Rosa Mae; Kelley, Mrs. Fanny; Kennedy, Mr. R. J., Jr.; Knight, Mrs. Margie; Lee, Mr. John Hilton; Meeks, Mr. M. C.; Rhymes, Mr. Grable Leon; Scott, Mrs. Bessie Fields; Stinson, Mrs. Dorothy; and West, Mrs. Frances Kay Obituaries - Printed in The Advance, Wednesday, October 08, 2003, page 1c.

Black, Mrs. Frances Dent; Clark, Mrs. Helen Sullivan; Dowdy, Mrs. Mabel; Fraizer, Mr. Ernest; George, Dr. C.A.; Lane, Mr. Ben Edward; Lane, Mrs. Fannie Delois; Odom, Mr. James Edward "J.E."; Solomon, Mrs. Addie M. Dukes and Webb, Mr. Roy A. Obituaries - Printed in The Advance, Wednesday, October 15, 2003, page 9A.

Mrs. Marjorie Rogers Calhoun [Athens, Clarke Co., GA]; Mr. Robby Sam Findley [Metter, Candler Co., GA]; Mrs. Mae Evelyn Hancock [Kissimmee, Florida]; Mrs. Mary Alice Kirkland Johnson [Mt. Vernon, Montgomery Co., GA]; Mr. Clarence Ivey Kirby [Glenwood, Wheeler Co., GA]; Mr. Billy Mathews [Vidalia, Toombs Co., GA]; Obituaries - Printed in The Advance, Wednesday, November 19, 2003, Page 6A.

Cauley, Mr. Doyie [Warrenville, Aiken Co., S.C.]; Davis, Mrs. Gladys M. [Hull, Madison Co., GA]; Johnson, Mr. Hirman Truby [Ailey, Montgomery Co., GA]; Lee, Mr. Herman [Glenwood, Wheeler Co., GA]; Lockley, Mr. Millard P. [Vidalia, Toombs Co., GA]; Phillips, Deacon Otis [Lyons, Toombs Co., GA]; Sharpe, Mrs. Cellie [Vidalia, Toombs Co., GA]; Singleton, Mrs. Gather Kellam [Vidalia, Toombs Co., GA]; Obituaries - Printed in The Advance, Wednesday, November 26, 2003, Page 6A.

Davis, Mrs. Kate Minton [Vidalia, Toombs Co. GA]; Ennis, Rev. Mary Elizabeth [Vidalia, Toombs Co. GA]; McDilda, Mr. Ben Jack [Vidalia, Toombs Co. GA]; Morris, Mrs. Demma [East Point, Fulton Co. GA]; NeeSmith, Mr. Terry, Sr. [Vidalia, Toombs Co. GA]; Partin, Mrs. Janice Clarke [Lyons, Toombs Co. GA]; Whitaker, Mr. Carlton [Haines City, Polk Co. FL]; Wood, Mrs. Lucy [Vidalia, Toombs Co. GA]; and Mathews, Mr. Billy; [Vidalia, Toombs Co., GA]; Obituaries - Printed in The Advance, Wednesday, December 24, 2003, Page 6A.

Alderman, Rev. Jack Thomas [Cobb, Georgia]; Davis, Mr. Gary Lee [Greenville, Kentucky]; Holland, Mr. Herbert [Lyons, Toombs Co., Georgia]; Hollingsworth, Mrs. Marie [Higgston, Mountgomery Co., Georgia]; King, Mr. Jarvis [Anderson, Anderson Co., S.C.]; NeeSmith, Mr. Terry, Sr. [Vidalia, Toombs Co., Georgia]; Phillips, Mrs. Laura E. [Palatka, Putnam Co. FL]; Stephens, Mrs. Mavis Edwards [Vidalia, Toombs Co., Georgia]; Westberry, Mrs. Melva R. [Vidalia, Toombs Co., Georgia]; and Willis, Mr. Samuel Miller, Jr. [Uvalda, Montgomery Co., Georgia] Obituaries - Printed in The Advance, Wednesday, December 31, 2003, Page 6A.

Birchmore, Mr. C. Frank | Ganey, Mr. William Harvey [Lyons, Toombs Co., GA]; Gardner, Mr. Harry, Sr. [Vidalia, Toombs Co., GA]; Green, Mr. Angelo, Sr. [Vidalia, Toombs Co., GA]; Groover, Mrs. Amy Eleanor Iris Brewer [Covington, GA]; Hinson, Mr. James [Lyons, Toombs Co., GA]; James, Mrs. Mary Collins [Lyons, Toombs Co., GA]; Moses, Mr. James Martin ?Brooks? [Uvalda, Montgomery Co., GA]; Nobles, Dr. Travis Ross; Payne, Mr. Johnny, Sr. [Vidalia, Toombs Co., GA]; Spikes, Mr. Ebin David, Jr. [Vidalia, Toombs Co., GA]; Taylor, Mrs. Melorie N. [Vidalia, Toombs Co., GA]; Walden, Elder Arthur B. [Statesboro, Bulloch Co., GA]; and Wood, Mrs. Mattie Irene. [Mims, FL] Obituaries - Printed in The Advance, Wednesday, January 14, 2004, Page 6A.

Clark, Master Jacob Daniel, age 4, [Lyons, Toombs County, Georgia] | Copeland, Mrs. Barbara Flowers, age 71, [Reidsville, Tattnall County, Georgia] | McDonald, Mr. Lake, age 88, [Vidalia, Toombs County, Georgia] | Peacock, Rev. James F., age 83 [Mt. Vernon, Montgomery County, Georgia] | Thompson, Mr. Richard Levy, age 62, [Lyons, Toombs County, Georgia] | Williams, Mr. John A. “Boots“, age 68, [Waynesboro, Burke County, Georgia] Obituaries - Printed in The Advance November 09, 2005, Vol. 108, No. 45, Wednesday, Page 6A.


Lifestyles

People
From Vidalia to New York: A Homecoming For ORCA - Patricia Miller Printed in The Vidalia Advance, Wednesday, Vol. 108, No. 8, February 23, 2005, page 1L.


Soldiers

American Revolutionary War
William Brantley Mosley, a soldier of the American Revolutionary War - Printed in The Vidalia Advance, Wednesday, October 16, 1980.

World War II

WWII Soldier Laid To Rest In Uvalda - Odell Sharpe, who died in the Battle of the Bulge in Belgium in World War II. Shape was 19 when he was killed during the German offensive in December of 1944. Printed in The Vidalia Advance, Wednesday, February 02, 2005.

Vidalia Airport Plays Significant Role in WWII - Martha Price Thompson.

References

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NewsDirectory - Georgia Non-Daily Newspapers
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