With Thanksgiving coming and going, the holiday events are fast approaching. The City of Thomson will have its annual Christmas Tree Lighting on Thursday, Dec. 2 at 6 p.m., and the annual Christmas Parade on Sunday, Dec. 12 starting at 2 p.m.
Police are receiving complaints about a former consignment store, which recently closed. However, according to the assistant police chief the issue is a civil matter.
Just as the holiday season begins, the annual observance of Farm-City Week focuses attention on not just farmers who put food on the tables of America but also all the affiliated agribusiness.
Anyone in need of a Thanksgiving dinner can pick one up free next Thursday at the Thomson Depot. Love, Peace & Happiness Outreach will provide free community Thanksgiving meals to anyone that stops by, while the food lasts. The event begins at 11 a.m. and runs through 2 p.m. if food is s…
Dearing voters elected Mayor Sean Kelley to a fifth term, which will begin in January. Kelley, the mayor for the past 16 years, defeated challenger Ray Silverstein by a 75-9 margin in the Nov. 2 election.
After being retired from the Marine Corps for several years, Staff Sgt. Roy Ezell “Skeeter” Johnson III made his way back to his hometown of Thomson a little more than two years ago.
While it may be customary for officials to burn the note when a milestone project is paid off, in McDuffie County that was done with a slightly different twist Saturday afternoon.
An Augusta attorney representing five local property owners last week filed a lawsuit against McDuffie County over the fire fee. Plaintiffs Paul W. McCorkle, James S. McCorkle, Roland Leon Hickman, William H. Fluker, and Teddy Lewis Reese are represented by Brandon K. Dial.
McDuffie County Board of Education announced the nominees for their Teacher of the Year award. The nominees for teacher of the year in McDuffie County are Clinton Doak, Norris Elementary School, Tamara Hammond, Thomson Elementary School, Emily Miller, Maxwell Elementary School, Laura Osborne…
Curtavious Bonner, 30, of Thomson, has been sentenced to serve 48 months in federal prison in connection his being in possession of a firearm when arrested by Thomson Police in 2019.
Monday evening the Dearing Town Council approved a rezoning request that will allow for construction of three new single-family homes near the intersection of Neal’s Mill Road and Hillman Gay Road.
Multiple public safety departments came together in Dearing last Tuesday for National Night Out. Area churches also participated and participants had a wide selection of games, food, and activities.