• Johnson family leads a 'fowl' life in McDuffie County
The Johnson family, (left to right) Hannah Wells, Becky Johnson, Steven Johnson and Emily Wells, hold breeds of chickens raised on their farm.



• Nichols retires from city’s water department
Chuck Cason (left), superintendent of the gas department for the City of Thomson, congratulates George Nichols on his retirement from the water department.



• Commissioners set Kilpatrick Baptist Association Week
Charlie Newton (left), chairman of the McDuffie County Commission, presents the Rev. Tim Batchelor with a proclamation recognizing Oct. 26 through Nov. 1 as Kilpatrick Baptist Association Centennial Week.



• Wrightsboro Church in McDuffie was founded by Quakers over 200 years ago
Wrightsboro Church, which can be found in the northeast area of McDuffie County, was built by the Quakers in the early 1800s.



• Investigator shares Internet safety tips for children
Brian Jones (left), a Columbia County Sheriff’s Office Investigator, and Neil Tam, principal at Thomson-McDuffie Middle School, before an Aug. 28 Internet Safety seminar for children and parents.



• Seniors affected by digital, technological divide
Jeanette Cummings and James Bulot, of the Division of Aging Services, respond to questions about the digital divide among senior citizens during the Aug. 27 public hearing.



• Caring for the bow-wows and meows
Gail Newsome presents a daschund that could be adopted into a compassionate home.



• Thomson man at top of list for liver transplant
Jimmy and Debbie Williams



• Open MRI asking community to Give a Hoot
April Norman, David Chapman, and Holly Peevy, all of Regional Open MRI, are shown wearing the special t-shirts which are intended to raise awareness of breast cancer.



• Hundreds attend wild game supper and expo
Lots of different vendors were at the expo.








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