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The Briarwood Buccaneers fell to the visiting Brentwood Eagles 70-55 in basketball action Jan.24. "Foul trouble really hurt us in the first half, and we had to take our leading scorer out for a while," head coach Bo Fleming said after the game.

Wed, 02/01/2012 - 7:04pm

The Thomson Lady Dogs defeated the Lady Dogs of Harlem 47-23 in an away game Friday. Thomson scored first in the game, and never surrendered the lead. After two periods of play, Thomson led, 16-6.

Wed, 02/01/2012 - 7:01pm

In a battle of the Bulldogs, Thomson defeated Harlem 64-37 in basketball action Friday at Harlem. Thomson scored first in the game off an Anthony Moss free throw.

Wed, 02/01/2012 - 6:58pm

McDuffie County has been blessed with many great athletes who have gone on to outstanding careers at the collegiate level. Three of those young men played for Clemson University in the 1980s.

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Wed, 02/01/2012 - 6:50pm

Maxwell Elementary School recently recognized kindergarten and first-grade students that exemplify ROARS behavior. One child per month in each class is chosen to be a ROARS child based on Respect, Obedience, A+ Attitude, Responsibility and Success.

Wed, 02/01/2012 - 6:48pm

Jefferson Energy Cooperative recently donated a check for more than $6,100 to the Southeastern Firefighters Burn Foundation. The funds came through JEC employee contributions throughout the year.

Wed, 02/01/2012 - 6:44pm

The McDuffie County School System Spelling Bee for the 2011-12 school year was held Thursday, Jan. 26, at Thomson-McDuffie Middle School.

Wed, 02/01/2012 - 6:38pm

Fourth Grade: Clara Cartett, Darby Verner, Mya Hester, Baili Burnley, Harley Irby, Jada Moll, Mary Richards, Chloe Weeks, Damon Arnette, Martha Kate Jenkins, Katelyn Bennett, Madeline Brown, Amy Giles, Sydney Guerrero, Auzjah Hart, Thor Hodges, Ben Howell, Aubre Kitchens, Ryker Krom...

Wed, 02/01/2012 - 6:36pm

To honor Black History Month, The McDuffie Museum has on display a book that was written by the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Wed, 02/01/2012 - 6:31pm

On a winter night, a cozy snuggle helps heat the blood. My husband, however, doesn't like my kind of cuddle.

Wed, 02/01/2012 - 6:22pm

I had a procedure recently that men of a certain age have. Everything went well and I am healthy, but something very odd happened after the procedure.

Wed, 02/01/2012 - 6:14pm

THURSDAY Elementary schools Breakfast Cereal with graham crackers, breakfast pizza Lunch Pepperoni pizza, hot wings with roll, pop-eye salad, butter beans, fruit Middle and high schools Breakfast Cereal with graham crackers, eggs with sau...

Wed, 02/01/2012 - 6:11pm

FRIDAY Thomson High: Varsity Basketball, home vs. Josey, girls 7 p.m., boys 8:30 p.m. Briarwood: Basketball, home vs. Gatewood schools, varsity begins 6 p.m. boys B-team begins 3:30 p.m., girls B-team begins 4:30 p.m.

Wed, 02/01/2012 - 6:07pm

MYA HESTER Grade: Fourth School: Norris Elementary Favorite subject: Reading Favorite after-school snack: Chips or chicken Pets: None I like to listen to: Rap Best movie ever: W...

Wed, 02/01/2012 - 6:05pm

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