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Regina Beard, 43, of Harlem, was sentenced to federal prison Wednesday. She's accused of using another woman's identity to apply for college loans for her son.

Thu, 04/12/2012 - 11:34am

Greenbrier hosted the Columbia County Championships Wednesday, winning the track and field event on both the boys and girls side.

Wed, 04/11/2012 - 9:51pm

Former Harlem High School Junior ROTC instructor Mitchell Sivas was charged Wednesday by Thomson authorities with sexual assualt against a person in custody for an alleged relationship with a student.

Wed, 04/11/2012 - 6:19pm

Maxwell Elementary School recently held an outdoors ROARS Rally to celebrate good behavior, academics, and attendance. Thomson High School students helped with the event.

Wed, 04/11/2012 - 3:49pm

MR. ERNEST ROBERTSON PROW THOMSON - Mr. Ernest Robertson Prow, age 86, passed away Tuesday, April 3, 2012, at Gibson Health & Rehabilitation, Gibson. He was born to Ernest and Dorothea Prow in Memphis, TN.

Wed, 04/11/2012 - 3:47pm

APRIL 12 Thomson High: Family Y Intern Class, 3:30-5:30 p.m.; Baseball, at Lakeside, 6 p.m.; Golf, vs. Westside; Evening school registration deadline; School council, 11:45 a.m. Briarwood: Baseball, vs. Covenant, 4:30 p.m.; Golf, vs. MDS, 2 p.m.

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

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.

Wed, 04/11/2012 - 3:35pm


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

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