McDuffie Progress



Haywood Calls: making memories one call at a time
Tyler James creates one of his signature Haywood Calls in the company shop in Harlem.
Harlem native Tyler James made his first turkey call, under the mentorship of Benny Briggs, for a senior project in high school literature.
The project was fun but there was a problem: it required the creation of just one turkey call, James said.
After finishing the call for school, James told Briggs, a five time world champion turkey caller, that he wanted to make turkey calls for a living.
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Joyce Shurling, a familiar face at THS for over four decades
Joyce Shurling
Joyce Shurling has watched students walk the hallways and pass through the office at Thomson High School for more than four decades.
When she first started, THS was located off Main Street in the current Norris Elementary School. After working at the old THS for 19 years, Shurling remembers moving to its current location off White Oak Street.




Donations to local ‘Stamp Out Hunger’ top 4,000 pounds
Volunteers from MANNA, Inc. and Agape Ministries divided more than 4,300 pounds of food donated by mail patrons.
McDuffie Countians donated more than two tons of food during in an effort to help local charities feed the needy.
The annual nationwide drive “Stamp Out Hunger,” carried out by the National Association of Letter Carriers, asked residents to leave bags of non-perishable food near mailboxes for collection.




LOCAL NEWS
Student caught with gun at Thomson High School
Motorcycle rider injured after hitting truck Friday afternoon
Man cut stepping between arguing women
Police seek man who fired shots into couple’s bedroom
Previous students who failed state test can now graduate
Dearing man charged with wife's murder

McDuffie County
SPORTS
Players showcased in black and gold game
Johnson receives scholarship to Georgia Highlands
Briarwood captures state golf title
Jake Brooks selected as scholar athlete
Thomson Diamond Dogs second in the region
Thomson High School banquet goes beyond sports



LIFESTYLES
Medical services offered at May 2 health fair
Ritchie-Cowart announce engagement
Ewing-Daniels to wed April 25
American Legion seeks members
Local woman becomes a ‘bride by design’
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