• 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.|
• Health fair offers services to community, promotes nutrition
|Mary Kate Huling (left) and Ceci Griffin, GRU nursing students, distribute information about oral care and healthy eating at the fair at the Good Samaritan House on Monday.|
• WCHS presents black history program
|Sojourner Truth, performed by parent Juliette Hampton, put on a short skit during the WCHS black history program.|
• Pinewood Derby held at club
|Winners for each group were, from left: Robert Belton Jr., Webelos II; Damarcus Martin, Webelos I; Travion Curry, Bears; Roosevelt Demmons Jr., Wolves; Jeremiah Lucas, Tigers. Demmons also won fastest car.|
• TMMS’ Murray takes first place in county bee
"You're going to spell some words that Mr. Tam probably can't spell," said TMMS Principal Neal Tam as he welcomed the 16 finalists to the county spelling bee.
• Students walk the red carpet at Thomson Elementary
With the instrumental tune “I’ll Be There” playing around them, 31 students walked the red carpet in recognition of their unique talents.