Seven individuals charged with trafficking in cocaine and possessing marijuana with the intent to distribute were indicted by the McDuffie County Grand Jury Aug. 8.

McDuffie County residents partied and fellowshiped with a purpose Tuesday night, Aug. 6.

A Thomson woman has been charged with methamphetamine possession after law enforcement stopped her for allegedly pointing a gun at a motorist in an alleged road rage incident Aug. 7.

The Georgia Supreme Court has affirmed the murder conviction of a Warren County man who claimed that the superior court judge incorrectly instructed the jury and claimed ineffective counsel in  his trial.

Thomson Police Chief Anson Evans has now been on the job for two months. So, what does he see about the community now and where is he planning to lead the department?

The McDuffie County Sheriff’s Office is in mourning after a communications officer perished from injuries sustained in a single car accident that occurred July 27.

A Warrenton Police officer was fired from his position Aug. 5 after an off duty crash on Cedar Rock Road resulted in his being charged with driving under the influence .

During the morning and early afternoon of July 27, job seekers came in and out of the Thomson branch of Augusta Technical College to attend the 2019 Thomson-McDuffie Chamber Job Fair in hopes of employment and in the desire to get equipped with resources.  The Thomson-McDuffie Chamber of Com…

Following Monday’s arrest of a Thomson man on a burglary charge, investigators recovered a large amount of stolen items including DVDs, video games, and fishing rods.

Detra Wiley Pate, owner and CEO of Southern Respiratory LLC, of Thomson, was sentenced to serve more than 10 years in federal prison today. There is no parole in the federal system, according to a statement from the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Georgia.

More than 500 children  and their families filled Pitt Street Park to attend the Coolie Myrick Back to School Drive on July 27. For the 12th year in a row, families came out to have fun, get school supplies and other resources, and honor several community leaders.  

The Thomson Police Department shut down a block party and people hanging out at a home on Ellington Avenue and arrested a man allegedly possessing crack cocaine.

After almost two months, the 32 students of McDuffie County’s  Rising Kindergarten Summer Transition Program completed the program that aimed to prepare them for kindergarten with academic and social lessons. Teachers Zebearl Scott and Tanisha Whitaker taught the students with Paraprofession…

A local church and a local food pantry have partnered with Golden Harvest Food Bank to give food to the needy from two locations in Thomson next month.

Death again struck the Thomson-McDuffie Community. This time, it claimed a man who has had a positive impact on anyone involved in and associated with the McDuffie County School System.

When Dennis Pickens strums his guitar, he channels his experiences into a song that connects with someone who will understand and feel glad. Pickens, a 39-year-old Thomson resident, writes and sings country music. He wrote his first song at the age of 19 and has recorded music and performed …

Briarwood Academy dedicated its middle and high school to John and Gayle Hammond on July 15. The schools will now be known as the John and Gayle Hammond Middle and High School. John Hammond acted as the school’s headmaster for 19 years and served in education for 54 years. Gayle Hammond, his…

According to American Veterinary  Medical Association data released in 2018, 36 percent of Americans with pets own dogs, representing 43,346,000 households. Some of those owners take their pets to work in Thomson-McDuffie County. They do so for comfort, companionship, and other reasons.