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About 25 retired educators from McDuffie, Warren and Glascock counties heard appreciation and encouragement from Kate Finch, the state president of the Georgia Retired Educators Association.

Thu, 02/02/2012 - 4:20pm

Columbia County authorities were called to a Grovetown subdivision Wednesday after a man and his son found a large amount of blood on the ground.

Thu, 02/02/2012 - 1:24pm

Children ages 6 and older made several winter-theme crafts at Thursday's Winter Wonderland at the Thomson-McDuffie County Library.

Wed, 02/01/2012 - 7:31pm

Monday evenings are usually slow for the Washington Road McDonald's, but Thomson residents filled the restaurant Monday to support their hometown high school football team.

Wed, 02/01/2012 - 7:24pm

MRS. SADIE MOORE BOLTON Homemaker WARRENTON - Mrs. Sadie Moore Bolton, age 88, beloved wife of the late Mr. Robert S. Bolton, died Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012, at the Warrenton Health and Rehabilitation Center.

Wed, 02/01/2012 - 7:13pm

SPARTA, Ga. - A Hancock County grand jury decided that "no indictment be returned against anyone" involved in the Oct. 14 postgame fight between the Hancock Central and Warren County football teams. The grand jury met Jan.

Wed, 02/01/2012 - 7:10pm

The Briarwood Academy Lady Buccaneers defeated the Lady Eagles of Brentwood School by a score of 43-39 on Jan. 24. "I really loved the effort our girls made tonight," head coach Clayton Parrish said.

Wed, 02/01/2012 - 7:07pm

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.

Wed, 02/01/2012 - 6:55pm


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

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