focus on health
8 | When it Comes to Your
Providing more local services is a
win-win for healthcare patients.
114 | A Treatment Option
for Skin Cancer
Vidalia now offers a non-invasive option for
treating non-melanoma skin cancer
100 | Improve Your Home
Give your home an instant makeover by
12 | The Art of Storytelling
Lynn Skinner shares the adventures of a
creative little mouse in her charming
childrens book series.
23 | Diamonds Forever
Earl and Kathy Butler travel to
diamonds for their customers.
34 | Courage and Coffee
Having a place for locals to meet and enjoy
good coffee and fresh baked goods is a
dream come true for Samantha Moore.
46 | Vidalia’s Sweet Spot for Parties
Having a party? Check out
Toombs County’s newest event venue.
52 | Farm, Family, Flowers
farm that promotes buying local.
64 | SaySay’s Kitchen
landed her a spot on the Food Network’s
Kids Baking Championship.
78 | The Good Bread
Matthew Bright credits hard work and a
changed mindset to his ultimate success at
A Taste of Phillie.
88 | The Lady and Her Horses
At Rackettown Mustangs, Sandra Williamson is
training wild mustangs with great results.
103 | Teaching in Her
Dance runs in the family for Jennifer
Wooten whose mother started
Vidalia Academy of Ballet in 1976.
118 | More Than a Bystander
On a path bent towards politics, Logan
Lawrence is learning what it takes to have a
voice in our ever-changing world.
144 | Last Words
The packing and planning can be a
headache, but time spent together is
worth all the fuss.
4 toombs county magazine
124 | Main Street Lyons
126 | Local Marketplace
128 | Downtown
130 | Chamber of Commerce
132 | Hometown Happenings
136 | Scenes of Toombs
About the Cover
Flowers always brighten the day especially when they are fresh-cut from
the garden. When Mike and Rita Williams decided to teach their children
to sell their beautiful bounty. The family is learning valuable lessons about
agriculture, running a business and the importance of local grown products.
Our cover photo was taken by the Williams’s daughter, Mary Gen.