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Yesterday, as I was framing pictures for the new exhibit at The McDuffie Museum, I was in the back room by myself when I looked out the window. I saw a black man hurrying through the parking lot, holding what looked to be a framed picture.

Wed, 02/08/2012 - 4:42pm

As people toted green garbage bags along West Hendricks Street, Tommy Neal carried his own plastic bag west from Jackson Street. He headed from the area of Huddle House toward his own dental office.

Wed, 02/08/2012 - 4:36pm

A burst of static bursts from the intercom into my open car window.

Wed, 02/08/2012 - 4:34pm

Augusta Prep's Jamie Alexander signed a letter of intent Wednesday to play soccer at Furman University.

Wed, 02/08/2012 - 3:32pm

To the editor: The McDuffie Department of Juvenile Justice office is pleased to announce our participation in the 2012 National Crime Victims' Week events from April 22-28.

Wed, 02/08/2012 - 3:11pm

KIWANIS PANCAKES WHERE: Thomson Depot WHEN: 5-7:30 p.m. today DETAILS: The meal includes pancakes and syrup, grits, sausage and bacon. Beverages are included for dine-in meals only.

Wed, 02/08/2012 - 3:07pm

A 68-year-old Thomson woman died Sunday afternoon when she ran a stop sign and traveled into the path of another vehicle, police said. Irene Moneyham Fulmer was driving her 2001 Ford Explorer east on Old Milledgeville Road. Shortly after 2 p.m.

Wed, 02/08/2012 - 3:06pm

Thomson police officers arrested five people over three days for possessing marijuana. The unrelated incidents occurred during three routine traffic stops. During the first incident, which occurred Feb.

Wed, 02/08/2012 - 3:05pm

• The Thomson Family Y is accepting applications for summer employment. Positions include counselors, site directors and specialty camp workers. Applications are available at the Thomson Family Y, 130 Main St. Visit

Wed, 02/08/2012 - 3:02pm

Anita Cummings stands in the hallway at Thomson Elementary School and speaks to many second- and third-graders as they walk by, single file, on their way back to their classrooms. A few break from the line to give her a hug.

Wed, 02/08/2012 - 3:01pm

Happy cows don't come just from California, like the commercial says. They can also be found at Hillcrest Dairy in Dearing.

Wed, 02/08/2012 - 2:57pm

McDuffie County voters made calls and visited the old courthouse Monday in a last-minute bid to make sure they are registered for the March 6 presidential preference primary.

Wed, 02/08/2012 - 2:56pm

On Feb. 1, the gym at Thomson High School resembled a career fair. Booths showcasing a variety of elective classes lined the walls.

Wed, 02/08/2012 - 2:55pm

The Lakeside boys endure a tough loss while Stateboro nothces a needed region win.

Wed, 02/08/2012 - 1:39pm

Twitter @DonnieFetter It now costs more for Columbia County residents to surrender multiple pets to Animal Services. Previously, pet owners were charged $25 for the first pet and $5 for each subsequent pet given over to Animal Services.

Wed, 02/08/2012 - 10:38am

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