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A Columbia County jury on Thursday found former Columbia County Commissioner Scott Dean guilty of molesting his adopted teen daughter.

Wed, 12/21/2011 - 9:02pm

After a long, busy day, there is nothing more comforting than coming home to a hot dinner that is already prepared. Using a slow cooker makes this possible.

Wed, 12/21/2011 - 9:01pm

The address says downtown, but the feel is regional. Mimi T's held its grand opening Dec. 1 at 404 Main St. in Warrenton, where the chamber of commerce planned a ribbon-cutting Tuesday afternoon.

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Precision Waste Services, the area's only locally owned, full-service solid waste solutions provider, launched a new Web site Dec. 1.

Wed, 12/21/2011 - 8:52pm

Thomson High School has nominated six students to the state-level interviews for the Georgia Governor's Honors Program.

Wed, 12/21/2011 - 8:51pm

Several district attorneys for the Toombs Judicial Circuit, which includes McDuffie County, presented more than 70 cases before a McDuffie County grand jury Thursday and Friday.

Wed, 12/21/2011 - 8:50pm

S. Claus 1 North Pole Circle December 2011 Dear Mr. Claus, By now you must have your antlered friends straining at that bulging sky buggy. Your weary little workshop helpers must have their bleary eyes on a grande espresso with extra mocha.

Wed, 12/21/2011 - 8:46pm

Like clockwork, Christmas comes in tripping over the trappings of the season. Before I can utter, "Oh holy night," it's at my front door jingling the bell. To herald in the holidays, our tree joined the hall-decking party three branches to the wind.

Wed, 12/21/2011 - 8:45pm

The Christmas parade is over, but its gifts will continue. The opportunities for giving will become less obvious, but they will continue. Carmen Jones knows that. Carmen is 5.

Wed, 12/21/2011 - 8:43pm

Instead of children, Santa Claus had puppies in his lap at the Best Western White Columns Inn on Saturday afternoon. Santa's visit was part of Kibble for Kritters, a pet supply donation program that benefits the CSRA Happy Tails Rescue.

Wed, 12/21/2011 - 8:26pm

The Thomson Fire Department responded to a call at 713 Matthews St. at 8:30 p.m. Dec. 15. Upon arrival, personnel found that the occupants were already out of the house and that light smoke was visible.

Wed, 12/21/2011 - 8:23pm

MACON - The McDuffie County Farm Bureau was recognized as one of the top programs in the state during the 2011 Georgia Farm Bureau Convention on Dec. 4-6 at Jekyll Island.

Wed, 12/21/2011 - 8:22pm

COLLECTING CAN TABS WHERE: Thomson-McDuffie Senior Center WHEN: Ongoing DETAILS: The center is collecting can tabs for projects in their craft and jewelry classes. Please bring as many tabs as possible to the center at 304 Greenway St., Thomson.

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