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The Thomson boys soccer team dropped a scrimmage to Toombs County on Friday, 3-0, in a game played at The Brickyard. "We looked good," head coach Zack Tucker said after the game.

Wed, 02/15/2012 - 4:23pm

The Thomson High School spring sports schedule kicks off this week with tennis, soccer and baseball, and the track team has its first match next week.

Wed, 02/15/2012 - 4:21pm

MIGNON JULIA OHM ASHLEY THOMSON, - Mignon Julia Ohm Ashley, 83, died Friday, Feb. 10, 2012, at the Medical College of Georgia Medical Center, Augusta. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb.

Wed, 02/15/2012 - 4:10pm

On Friday night, Feb. 17, The McDuffie Museum will be host to the greatest entertainment announcer of all time, Danny Ray, James Brown's personal valet for over 40 years. Ray will be at the museum on Main Street from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Wed, 02/15/2012 - 3:33pm

Bonnie Martin did not receive a Builder's Key award at the Lions Club's gathering Monday. But it wasn't for lack of trying. Martin already has her Builder's Key, which the Lions award for recruiting two or more members in one year.

Wed, 02/15/2012 - 3:14pm

It's an uncomfortable topic for both us; for my 16-year-old because he thinks my knowledge is archaic, for me because I never thought it would come up.

Wed, 02/15/2012 - 3:10pm

THURSDAY Elementary Schools Breakfast: Cereal with graham crackers, breakfast pizza Lunch: Spaghetti, lasagna, roll, salad, English peas, fruit Thomson-McDuffie Middle, Thomson High schools Breakfast: Cereal with graham crackers eggs with sausage li...

Wed, 02/15/2012 - 3:02pm

THURSDAY Thomson High: Varsity Basketball: Away at Region Tournament, TBA; Tennis: Away at Hephzibah, 4 p.m.; AP Parent Meeting, 6:30 p.m. FRIDAY Norris Elementary: Spring pictures Thomson High: Varsity Baseball: Scrimmage, away at Greenbrier, 6 p.

Wed, 02/15/2012 - 3:01pm

KNIGHT IVIE Grade: Second School: Dearing Elementary Favorite subject: Science Favorite after-school snack: Honey bun Pets: Maybe (cat) I like to listen to: Toy Story ...

Wed, 02/15/2012 - 3:00pm

Norris Elementary School fourth-graders in Carol Harris and Sarah Alfriend's math class recently used dice to play a different kind of game. Students were asked to roll the dice, using the score as the numerator in a fraction.

Wed, 02/15/2012 - 2:59pm

Police arrested a Lincolnton, Ga., woman for prostitution last week after they say she accepted money in exchange for sex in Thomson. Thomson Investigator Capt. Jamie Bridges said police were called to a residence on Clary Street on Feb.

Wed, 02/15/2012 - 2:52pm

FATHER DAUGHTER DANCE WHERE: Thomson Family Y130 Center WHEN: Saturday DETAILS: Treat your daughter to quality time with dad. Includes dinner, dance instruction, games, crafts and portraits.

Wed, 02/15/2012 - 2:46pm

Many students at Norris Elementary School think their principal, Lynn Cato, sleeps there. They think she lives on the second floor, along with Mr. Norris' ghost. The idea makes Cato laugh.

Wed, 02/15/2012 - 2:46pm

Veteran equestrians and Olympic hopefuls joined the field Friday through Sunday at the Pine Top Farm Intermediate Horse Trials. The sanctioned event marked the 97th recognized event on the farm east of Thomson.

Wed, 02/15/2012 - 2:45pm

After almost 40 years of serving his community as a volunteer firefighter, the Thomson community is giving back to Capt. Billy Graham. Graham was diagnosed with polycystic kidney disease in 1991.

Wed, 02/15/2012 - 2:44pm

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