The 32nd annual Robert Sapp Baseball Camp and Girl's Softball Camp is accepting applications for its summer session, to be held at Sweetwater Park in Thomson, June 25-29. Camps are from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and are for boys ages 7-14 and girls ages 7-15.
Congratulations to Norris Elementary School's fourth- and fifth-grade NewzBrain Monthly Challenge winners.
Fourth- and fifth-grade QUEST pupils participated in the state and national NewzBrain Challenge in February.
Norris Elementary School students recently raised more than $450 for Relay for Life through Lunch on the Lawn, a fundraising idea shared with NES by Thomson-McDuffie Middle School. Students donated $1 to Relay in order to enjoy their lunchtime outside.
Just a few months after a kaolin slurry spill rocked the ecosystem of Reedy Creek, the creek took another heavy blow when more than 100,000 gallons of kaolin whitewash was leaked from a faulty pipe. The leak was first detected around 7 a.m. March 23.
The town council of Dearing adopted the McDuffie County Pre-Disaster Hazard Mitigation Plan at their monthly meeting Tuesday. "We're required by the federal government to have something like this in place," said Dearing mayor Sean Kelley.