The Briarwood Academy Buccaneers fell to the visiting Knights of Windsor Academy on Friday by a score of 57-45.
Briarwood got on the board first with a basket by Tyler Daniel, who made the Bucs' first seven points of the game.
The Lady 'Dogs of Thomson defeated the visiting Lady 'Dogs of Harlem in basketball on Jan. 10 by a score of 54-12. "Our girls played really well this game, especially defensively," head coach Michael Williams said.
Thomson High School's boys basketball team improved its record to 14-1 Friday with a 66-57 victory at Westside. Dwayne Williams led the Bulldogs in scoring with 17 points. Jonathan Atkins and Ronkeem Sallywhite each had 16.
In case you haven't noticed, I'm going to state the obvious: Economically, times are tough. I get irritated every time I read that some noted economist or government agency says there's a danger of another recession.
Vanderhorst C.M.E. Church in Thomson opened its doors to other local churches for Martin Luther King Day observances.
A banquet Saturday evening and a lecture and crafts Monday provided outlets for information and encouragement.
MRS. ESSIE MAE REESE DIXON LOUISVILLE, Ga. - Mrs. Essie Mae Reese Dixon, age 86, wife of the late Mr. Howard W. Dixon, died Jan. 8, 2012, at her residence. Graveside Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan.
To the editor:
I want to take this opportunity to invite the public to the McDuffie Museum on Main Street. There is some history there about Thomson and McDuffie County, and also about the War Between the States.
Robert Edward Lee, perhaps the most revered American soldier of all time, was born in Virginia on Jan. 19, 1807.
Thinking of him and the events of his life brings back thoughts of old times not forgotten.
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