The Forward McDuffie steering committee on Jan. 12 appointed Riley Stamey as interim director. Stamey said he is not a candidate for the position on a long-term basis. The position became available upon the Jan.
A 25-year-old Thomson man is facing charges of rape and false imprisonment stemming from an incident at his home on New Year's Day.
Marquell Carter, of the 600 block of Adams Avenue, was arrested at about 8 p.m. Jan. 1.
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The 2012 Thomson High School Beauty Pageant begins at 7 p.m. Saturday in the school auditorium. Tickets are $6 at the door, but contestants are selling tickets for $5 until Friday. The boys' "drag" beauty pageant is at 7 p.m. Friday.
A Thomson man has been charged with cruelty to animals after allegedly neglecting three dogs he kept at the house he was renting on Michael Street.
Ricardo Torez Bell, 32, of the 400 block of Michael Street, was arrested shortly before 10 a.m. Jan.
The driver in an accident that claimed the life of an 8-year-old Thomson boy has been charged with second-degree vehicular homicide and failing to stop for a school bus loading or unloading, according to Gordy Wright of the Georgia State Patrol Public Information Office.
On Oct. 19, 2010, Way...
MR. CLIFFORD BOE BROWN JR. THOMSON - Funeral service for Mr. Clifford Boe Brown Jr., 59, of Thomson, was held on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012, at 2 p.m. at New Hope A.M.E. Church, Mesena with the Rev. Patricia Wiley, Officiating.
Cancer of the cervix is the second most common cancer in women worldwide and is a leading cause of cancer-related death in women in underdeveloped countries. Worldwide, about 500,000 cases of cervical cancer are diagnosed each year.
There was widespread disagreement as to who arrived second on that Saturday in December. Some people, though, said Mike Carrington was the second person to arrive at The Thomson Depot to set up the Festival off Main.