ATLANTA - Either sentencing reform or a wholesale revision of the juvenile code would be a major legislative accomplishment. Together, the two will yield the most significant change in years in how the state treats lawbreakers.
James Davis, of Statesboro, Ga., a fourth-year student in the Mercer University School of Medicine Doctor of Medicine program, is spending four weeks in Thomson assisting Dr. Joel Wills as part of community-based medical training required by Mercer.
Contributions continue through the 29th annual Tree of Love campaign at McDuffie Regional Medical Center.
The hospital's auxiliary sponsors the Tree of Love and uses the fundraisers to buy items for the hospital.
WHERE: Enterprise Community Healthy Start
WHEN: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday
DETAILS: Get your little ones as cute as can be so they can get a free picture on Santa's knee. Refreshments will be available.
A South Carolina woman died Friday when her southbound car collided with a northbound tractor-trailer on Wrens Highway in south McDuffie County. Candice D. McDonald, 21, of Greenwood, S.C., died in the 4:40 a.m.
A pickup crashed into an old mill house at the McDuffie Fish Hatchery in Dearing the afternoon of Dec. 7. The accident caused no life-threatening injuries, but the driver was taken to McDuffie Regional Medical Center, said Sgt.
The following is a list of persons arrested for various criminal and traffic offenses by area law enforcement authorities and taken to the McDuffie County Law Enforcement Center in Thomson from Nov. 7 through Nov. 14.
The Georgia Athletic Coaches Association has announced the addition of Luther Welsh to its Hall of Fame Class of 2012. According to Terry Rogers, the executive director of the GACA, the choice of Welsh was a "no-brainer.
The Briarwood Academy Buccaneers defeated the Patriots of Nathanael Greene Academy 70-46 last Tuesday. In the second quarter, Briarwood opened up with an unanswered 10-point run, and led 37-18 at the half.