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Maya Angelou has been the Reynolds Professor of American Studies at Wake Forest University since 1991. How she got there is quite a story. A noted poet, novelist, educator and civil rights activist. Maya was born in 1928 in St. Louis.

Wed, 03/21/2012 - 3:58pm

MARCH 22 Thomson-McDuffie Middle: Baseball, home vs. Glascock County, 4:30 p.m.; Soccer, away at WACO, 4:30 p.m. Thomson High: GHSGT Social Studies; Family Y Intern class, 3:30-5:30 p.m.; Golf, home vs. Jefferson County; Tennis, away at Butler, 4 p.m.

Wed, 03/21/2012 - 3:56pm

MARCH 22 Elementary schools Breakfast Cereal with graham crackers, ham biscuit Lunch Hoagie sandwich, ham sandwich, Doritos, June peas, celery and carrots sticks, soft ice with juice Middle and high schools Breakfast Cereal with toast, egg...

Wed, 03/21/2012 - 3:48pm

A Tignall woman paid for a mobile home she never received.

Wed, 03/21/2012 - 3:45pm

TRASH AMNESTY DAY WHERE: McDuffie County Solid Waste WHEN: 7:30 a.m. to noon Saturday DETAILS: Residential trash is free this day. Commercial will be charged normal Saturday rates.

Wed, 03/21/2012 - 3:16pm

Claude Powell thought he was ready to retire a year ago. It didn't take long for him to realize that he wasn't finished influencing young people.

Wed, 03/21/2012 - 3:15pm

Two Columbia County schools and five Richmond County schools were listed by state officials as needing to improve the achievement gap.

Wed, 03/21/2012 - 3:13pm

Thomson's Habitat for Humanity organization broke ground on its seventh home project Sunday. Prospective homeowner Vernita Hill and family members joined Habitat and city leaders at the Second Street corner lot.

Wed, 03/21/2012 - 3:11pm

AIKEN COUNTY ELEMENTARY Chicken biscuit Juice Milk   Small chef's salad or Pizza Carrots with dip Green beans Pears Orange wedges Milk   AIKEN COUNTY MIDDLE AND HIGH Pancake and sausage on a stick or Chicken biscuit Juice Milk   Hot and spicy chicken ...

Wed, 03/21/2012 - 2:55pm

After almost nine years in the Thomson market, The McDuffie Mirror will conclude publication April 19. Although popular for its news content and community coverage, The Mirror could not sustain itself financially.

Wed, 03/21/2012 - 2:21pm

A Columbia County school system hearing officer gave four Lakeside High baseball players long-term suspension for drinking alcohol on school bus.

Wed, 03/21/2012 - 1:36pm

Rick Springfield will perform in Columbia County this June as WBBQ celebrates its 65th anniversary.

Wed, 03/21/2012 - 11:50am

Lakeside High School seniors Katie Bollag and Mihir Patel won the Region 7 STAR Student honors during a Tuesday reception.

Wed, 03/21/2012 - 9:36am

Today Evans vs. Thomson, 5:30 p.m. Grovetown vs. Lincoln County, 5:30 p.m. Thursday Augusta Prep vs. Curtis Baptist, 4:30 p.m. Greenbrier vs. Harlem, 5 p.m. Augusta Christian at Ben Lippen, 7 p.m. Friday Augusta Prep at Bulloch Academy, 4:30 p.

Tue, 03/20/2012 - 11:10pm

Race results from Gordon Park Speedway, Saturday, March 17, 2012

Tue, 03/20/2012 - 11:09pm

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