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I have come to the conclusion that politics is too serious a matter to be left to the politicians.

– Charles de Gaulle


MLK Parade

January 17

Dr. Charles Steele, Jr., national president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, will be grand marshal for the 6th Annual Martin Luther King Parade on Monday, January 17.

The parade will begin at 11 a.m. at Jackson and First Street in downtown Vidalia. The event is being sponsored by Community Men in Action. For more information, call Michael Johnson at 478-494-8253 or Celester Kelly at 912805-9900.


Annual Meeting

February 3

Registration is open for the Greater Vidalia Chamber’s annual meeting on February 3.

The event, featuring the Swingin’ Medallions, will be held at the Vidalia Community Center.

Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

Tickets are $50. Call 912-537-4466 or email Debbie at debbiee@ greatervidaliachamber. com for more information.

Quilts and



The Altama Museum is hosting a quilt show in February. Handmade submissions both new and vintage/antique are sought. If you would like to submit a quilt, please call 912.537.1911 or email altama@bellsouth. net no later than January 15.

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