Mon., April 15, 2013 3:00am
Extreme temperatures and fungal disease destroyed over a third of last year's Vidalia onion crop. But farmers across Georgia's 20 county Vidalia growing region are hopeful about this year's harvest. Vidalias are Georgia's third most profitable agricultural product just behind peanuts and pecans.
Mon., December 24, 2012 6:00am
Georgians in 46 counties will soon be paying higher sales taxes.
Thu., September 20, 2012 6:45pm
A state panel that oversees enforcement of Georgia's immigration laws has dismissed a complaint that the city of Vidalia is harboring illegal workers. The state Immigration Enforcement Review Board had appointed a subcommittee in June to look into accusations by Michael Dale Smith of Twin City.
Mon., July 2, 2012 3:50pm
State officials are investigating a complaint that the city of Vidalia is operating a catch-and-release program for illegal immigrants. It's the first investigation authorized by the state's Immigration Enforcement Review Board. State lawmakers created the panel last year to look into citizen complaints about illegal immigration.
Tue., June 5, 2012 12:52am
Republican candidates hoping to take advantage of a newly redrawn 12th Congressional District debated in Vidalia Monday night. Rick Allen, Lee Anderson, Wright McLeod and Maria Sheffield each said that he or she was the best conservative to take on the well-financed incumbent Democrat John Barrow. The four agreed on most issues. Two sparred.
Mon., September 19, 2011 1:41am
The biggest moves in this week’s poll came in the highest two classifications as Colquitt County fell following a 16-8 loss to Warner Robins and as East Paulding shut out Kell 34-0.
Tue., January 18, 2011 1:13pm
One of the reactors at Plant Hatch in southeast Georgia near Vidalia is operating at 40 percent capacity today. Officials with Southern Company say it’s due to a non-safety issue.
Tue., December 14, 2010 1:00pm
The state's Vidalia onion plants are doing fine for now. That's what the Vidalia Onion Committee is saying about the state's $83 million a year Southeast Georgia crop as temperatures fall below freezing and federal agriculture officials declare a disaster because of lack of rain.
Wed., November 3, 2010 1:04am
John Barrow has secured a US House seat for Democrats this election, but he wins in a district that was drawn for Democrats.
Fri., September 18, 2009 7:13am
Heavy rain will be a concern for much of Georgia through Saturday. Forecas