Oct 3rd Concert moved to PAL Theater 8pm

October 3, 2015 | from admin

Due to rain, the Three Rivers Symphony Winds Band concert will move indoors to the PAL Theater on Church Street in downtown Vidalia.  Join us for this FREE concert at 8pm.

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July 4th Free Concert & Fireworks in Downtown

July 2, 2015 | from admin

The Georgia Ride, performing “That Georgia Rhythm” a musical trip thru the Georgia Music Hall of Fame, from The Tams, Little Richard, Ray Charles to ARS, Kenny Rogers and Mothers Finest to Travis Tritt, Alan Jackson and more. It will be a non-stop, hit-after-hit, hand-clapping, toe-tapping good time! Concert at 8pm, fireworks at approx. 9:30pm. […]

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New campus means big changes for Vidalia’s hospital!

January 13, 2014 | from bpsupport

By Dal Cannady – bio | email VIDALIA, GA (WTOC) – Construction crews worked Wednesday on the few finishing touches that remain on the new Meadows Regional Hospital. Construction started 18 months ago, but planning and design started nearly three years ago. “It’s a lot like building a house,” described Meadows CEO Alan Kent. “Parts of it seem to move quickly so that you […]

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5 don’t-miss festivals across the U.S.

January 13, 2014 | from bpsupport

By Sarah Schlichter – IndependantTraveler.com Food, wine, parades, live music and finally getting outdoors after a long winter … what’s not to love about the spring festival season? If you’re seeking inspiration for a last-minute spring trip, don’t miss the festivities going on around the U.S. in celebration of everything from strawberries to Cinco de Mayo. Read […]

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Georgia town celebrates Vidalia onions with festival

January 13, 2014 | from bpsupport

(Reuters) – The air has a distinctive pungent smell and vendors offer fried, grilled, caramelized and fresh fare at the Vidalia Onion Festival, the annual celebration of the onion in south Georgia. Not just any onion though. Vidalia onions, which are sweeter than those grown elsewhere. The lack of sulfur in the red, sandy soil […]

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Ga. museum dishes the history of Vidalia onions

January 13, 2014 | from bpsupport

VIDALIA, Ga. They’ve started fistfights and court battles, been romanticized in country songs and counterfeited by bootleggers. Their trademark sweetness has made them a coveted ingredient in recipes from salads and relishes to cookies and muffins. If a museum dedicated to onions sounds rooted in folly, the history behind the famous Vidalia onion can likely […]

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Vidalia Onions Are So Sweet That They Have Their Own Museum

January 13, 2014 | from bpsupport

VIDALIA, Ga.Did you know that Vidalia onions were once a murder investigation clue on the television show “C.S.I. Miami”? That it was also a clue of another kind on “Jeopardy!” and “Who Wants to be a Millionaire”? Or that Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf once wrote a letter about his love for Vidalias? Since 1931, Vidalia sweet […]

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