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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 March 6-12, 2012.

Wed, 03/14/2012 - 4:06pm

Local businessman Wayne Wilson will soon be offering batting-cage time to the general public in Thomson. "It's going to be called Next Level Indoor Hitting & Pitching Facility," Wilson said in a recent interview.

Wed, 03/14/2012 - 4:05pm

The Thomson High School Soccer Dogs lost to Richmond Academy 2-1 March 6 at Richmond. "That was a good game," head coach Zack Tucker said. "ARC is just one of the best teams in the region, probably No. 1 or 2 in the region.

Wed, 03/14/2012 - 4:03pm

On a recent Thursday afternoon, Marie Reeves sat at a wooden table in her tiny Dearing café, cuddling her 4-month-old granddaughter in her lap. Her grandson, Tristan Reeves, 4, wandered around Ms.

Wed, 03/14/2012 - 4:01pm

Dearing will hold its annual cleanup day in preparation for Mayfest. "We'll have dumpsters located behind Fire Station No. 1 on N. Main Street," Mayor Sean Kelley said during Tuesday's town council meeting.

Wed, 03/14/2012 - 4:00pm

MRS. EMMA BEARD THOMSON, Ga. - Funeral service for Mrs. Emma Beard, age 94, was held Sunday at 2 p.m. at First Mt Carmel Baptist Church Appling, Ga. with the Rev. R. Perry, Pastor and burial wasin the church cemetery.

Wed, 03/14/2012 - 3:59pm

University Hospital's acquisition of McDuffie Regional Medical Center and construction of a replacement hospital by Interstate 20 could increase the visibility of the struggling hospital and bring greater efficiency and stability, according to analyses of the deal.

Wed, 03/14/2012 - 3:58pm

One minute my husband's sneaking up behind me in the pantry, threatening, "Your chocolate or your rice," and the next second he's saying he wants to simplify and move to Alaska "so that the only thing we have to worry about every day is food.

Wed, 03/14/2012 - 3:57pm

The innaugural Dawg Dash 5K Challenge will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday. The event will be held at Norris Elementary, the location of the old high school, at 511 Main Street in Thomson.

Wed, 03/14/2012 - 3:55pm

MARCH 15 Elementary schools Breakfast Cereal with graham crackers, ham biscuit Lunch Tacos, beef and cheese burrito, Mexican corn, fruit cup Middle and high schools Breakfast Cereal with graham crackers, sausage biscuit Lunch Hamb...

Wed, 03/14/2012 - 3:55pm

MARCH 15 McDuffie County: Report cards go home Thomson-McDuffieMiddle: Soccer, at Louisville, 4:30 p.m. Thomson Elementary: Spring pictures; school council, noon Thomson High: Family Y Intern class, 3:30-5:30 p.m.; Golf, vs.

Wed, 03/14/2012 - 3:55pm

RENE MIRELES Grade: Kindergarten School: Dearing Elementary Favorite subject: Computer Favorite after-school snack: Chocolate cookies Pets: None I like to listen to: Down by Jay-Z ...

Wed, 03/14/2012 - 3:54pm

A March 6 pre-trail hearing determined that four men charged with the deaths of two people will begin in jury trials next week.

Wed, 03/14/2012 - 3:53pm

HONOR GRADUATE/EDUCATOR BREAKFAST WHERE: Thomson High media center WHEN: 7-7:45 a.m.

Wed, 03/14/2012 - 3:52pm

CALEB ROCKEFELLER Grade: Fifth School: Dearing Elementary Favorite subject: Science Favorite after-school snack: Hamburger Pets: None I like to listen to: Christian music Best movie ever: ...

Wed, 03/14/2012 - 2:30pm

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