More than 100 contestants turned out Jan. 12 for the Thomson Family Y's first Team Lean weigh in. This is the competition's fifth year in Thomson. The 12-week contest encourages community members to lose weight through competition.
The following is a list of people arrested by area authorities and taken to the McDuffie County Law Enforcement Center in Thomson from Jan. 11-13. Christopher M. Ciechan, 29, Augusta, theft by taking - 2 counts, entering an auto.
Three men accused of entering an automobile and theft by taking were among more than 50 defendants who pleaded not guilty during arraignment proceedings in McDuffie County Superior Court last week.
Toombs Judicial Circuit Superior Court Judge Harold A.
The Briarwood Academy Buccaneers fell to the visiting Knights of Windsor Academy on Friday by a score of 57-45.
Briarwood got on the board first with a basket by Tyler Daniel, who made the Bucs' first seven points of the game.
The Lady 'Dogs of Thomson defeated the visiting Lady 'Dogs of Harlem in basketball on Jan. 10 by a score of 54-12. "Our girls played really well this game, especially defensively," head coach Michael Williams said.
Thomson High School's boys basketball team improved its record to 14-1 Friday with a 66-57 victory at Westside. Dwayne Williams led the Bulldogs in scoring with 17 points. Jonathan Atkins and Ronkeem Sallywhite each had 16.
In case you haven't noticed, I'm going to state the obvious: Economically, times are tough. I get irritated every time I read that some noted economist or government agency says there's a danger of another recession.