BARBECUE CHICKEN FUNDRAISER WHERE: Queen of Angels Catholic Church, Washington Road, Thomson WHEN: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday DETAILS: Sponsored by the Camellia City Lions, the plates will be $7 each and will be take-out service.
McDuffie Regional Medical Center laid off 21 employees last week. Hospital officials said the cuts are necessary in order to keep the hospital operating. The hospital has taken more than $900,000 from its reserves since October.
Thomson firefighter Billy Graham was looking forward to church for a couple of extra reasons on Sunday. After all, Second Baptist Church of Thomson would celebrate homecoming. That always brings a crowd, Graham said.