The first week of early in-person voting in Georgia is off to a record-breaking start, according to the Secretary of State’s office. Some Georgia voters are waiting in long lines to cast their ballots early, and many others have chosen to vote absentee by mail, states a recent news release a…

The City of Thomson has been deemed as a Rural Zone by the Georgia Department of Community Arrairs and the Department of Economic Development.

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United Medical Enterprises bought the old Hollander Sleep Products plant in Thomson to expand their medical mask production.

Despite the early-morning threat of rain, breast cancer survivors and supporters came together in Thomson for the recreation department’s first Breast Cancer Walk.

Lights along Washington Road flickered, then went out mid-day Tuesday when a tractor trailer traveling south on Highway 17 knocked down power lines at  Interstate 20.

It was déjà vu at the Dearing Town Council meeting Monday night when a rezoning request that was approved in May was approved for a second and final time with a list of conditions.

With Election Day just weeks away, McDuffie County voters must decide who they want to lead the nation and represent them in Congress, at the Georgia state capitol and in their local communities.

Wayne’s Towing Recovery and Transport is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the driver who struck and killed Jason Willis last week along Interstate 20 near mile marker 177.

The McDuffie County Board of Commissioners approved a rezoning request that would allow new homes to be built on Boneville Road property that was previously considered as blighted. The commission met for a public hearing on the request and then entered into a regular meeting Sept. 15.

The McDuffie County Planning Commission has placed about 25 rezoning signs around downtown Thomson and most simply indicate a residential area that is now zoned for business and will be rezoned for residential. A total of 28 parcels will be rezoned.

Warren County public school students who chose in-person learning on a staggered A/B schedule will return to school on Monday, Sept. 28, according to the system’s Facebook page.

Earlier this month, Georgia State Patrol Post 25, located in Grovetown, was named by Georgia MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) as the Post of the Year and received the highest honor, the Golden Achievement Award.  

A 24-year-old Warrenton man was arrested Tuesday and charged in connection with the shooting outside a convenience store early Monday morning.

Thomson is nearing the adoption of a new ordinance which would set standards for driving golf carts on local streets. The ordinance will also be the basis for police to begin work to get ATVs off the streets of the city.

After a more than a decade gap, there is again a Thomson-McDuffie Easterseals Christmas ornament. The 2020 ornament, featuring the Government Center, is now on sale in locations around the community.

A Norcross man led McDuffie County deputies on a high speed chase Friday morning after someone fired shots at a Tanyard Creek home.