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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.

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…

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An employee was shot outside a Thomson manufacturer Sunday evening following a dispute with a coworker. However, he was not shot by the coworker.

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.

About 85 riders and more than 450 spectators enjoyed a cool afternoon Saturday for Belle Meade Hunt’s 56th annual Opening Meet.

Laura Osborne was named the Teacher of the Year for McDuffie County. Osborne teaches Georgia History to eighth graders at Thomson-McDuffie Middle School.

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.

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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.

The Camellia City Festival is celebrating 150 years in McDuffie County. The festival will be on Saturday, Oct. 23 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

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.

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.