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The Columbia County CVB approved bylaw changes Wednesday that shrink the size of the board and allows for commission appointments.

Wed, 04/11/2012 - 3:43pm

The Thomson Diamond Dogs fell to Morgan County last week by a score of 5-3. Morgan County jumped to an early lead against starting pitcher Jared Holliman, scoring three runs in the first inning.

Wed, 04/11/2012 - 3:39pm

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.

Wed, 04/11/2012 - 3:38pm

There are many ways in which people can become heroes. While I consider George Drake a hero, I doubt that this quiet, modest gentleman would ever consider himself as such.

Wed, 04/11/2012 - 3:37pm

The construction team from Thomson High School took home top awards from the state SkillsUSA Competition last month. Senior Brett Jenkins won first place in plumbing for the third consecutive year.

Wed, 04/11/2012 - 3:36pm

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.

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Wed, 04/11/2012 - 3:32pm

In a recent story, I wrote about the great publicity this community received on a national level about the condemnation of the Ku Klux Klan starting a chapter here.

Wed, 04/11/2012 - 3:30pm

Elvis sang it; Dwight sang it: She's mean and she's evil like a little ol' boll weevil … If that's true, she'll knock you down and dare you to get up while stabbing her stiletto in your chest.

Wed, 04/11/2012 - 3:28pm

Dear School and Community Members, Thomson High School would like to thank school personnel and community volunteers for making our Spring 2012 Ghost Out event a success.

Wed, 04/11/2012 - 3:28pm

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.

Wed, 04/11/2012 - 3:21pm

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.

Wed, 04/11/2012 - 3:18pm

More than 650 people are expected to take advantage of the free health services offered at the McDuffie County Health Fair on Saturday at Thomson High School, from 8 a.m. until noon.

Wed, 04/11/2012 - 3:18pm

PHOTO PICKUP WHERE: The McDuffie Mirror WHEN: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Now until April 20 DETAILS: The McDuffie Mirror will publish its last issue on April 19.

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