• Dearing dedicates playground
Dearing Mayor Sean Kelley cuts the ribbon officially opening a new playground Saturday as Councilmen Mike McTier (left) and Allen Axon (right) hold the ends of the ribbon. County Commission Chairman Charlie Newton assisted Kelley.

• Local man to share cancer story on TV show
Ray Silverstein.

• Sims Car Spa opens in downtown Warrenton
Owners Terry and Paula Sims were surrounded by family, friends and Warrenton Chamber of Commerce officials as the cut the ribbon at Sims Car Spa on Saturday, April 5.

• Here a chick, there a chick, everywhere a chick, chick
Brandon Hillman sits in the pen holding a chicken as he watches others eat.

• Dearing Elementary holds annual career day
A DES student tries on a military vest at career day on April 4 at the school.

• Commissioners designate April as “Donate Life” month, recognize employees
Probate Judge Valerie Burley receives a plaque, recognizing her 25 years of service to McDuffie County, from County Commission Chair Charlie Newton.

• Annual ride raises Relay funds
Riders wait for traffic to clear as they depart Thomson and head toward Warrenton on the annual ride Saturday morning.

• Celebration ushers in spring break as Maxwell "roars"
Max, the MES lion, greets CD boombox winners Ja’Nayah Ivey, Cheyanne Luke and Trenton Reese, after their names were drawn during the April 4 festival.

• McDuffie County farm recognized in the 2014 Flavor of Georgia food product contest
Lisa Kessler, of White Hills Farm in Dearing, distributes her Lavender Calamint Rooibos Tisane tea blend during the public tasting of the Flavor of Georgia contest.

• R.L. Norris High School alumni walk down memory lane
Alumni of the former R.L. Norris High School pose for photos during the March 22 reunion.

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