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More than 38 preschoolers at Cornerstone Preschool at First Baptist Church shared snacks with their fathers and grandfathers at the school's annual Doughnuts for Dads on March 8.

Thu, 03/08/2012 - 5:13pm

Columbia County authorities arrested a 12-year-old girl Friday for writing a bomb threat in a Columbia Middle School bathroom stall.

Thu, 03/08/2012 - 4:23pm

BONEVILLE, Ga. - Mr. Lamar Brassell, 79 of Boneville, entered into rest Feb. 27, 2012. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012, at Marshall Baptist Church with the Rev. John Prater, the Rev. Don Reeves and the Rev.

Wed, 03/07/2012 - 10:55pm

The McDuffie County Farm Bureau recently awarded scholarships to seniors Taylor Whitaker and Shannon Newsome. Taylor attends Thomson High School and Shannon goes to Briarwood Academy.

Wed, 03/07/2012 - 10:55pm

Marvin Norman sums up his business philosophy in one sentence. "We're a family-owned business and we take care of other families' vehicles," he said.

Wed, 03/07/2012 - 10:53pm

Thomson-McDuffie Middle School recently opened its new greenhouse. The school hasn't had a greenhouse for its agricultural program since it moved to its current building on White Oak Road in 2010, though it did have one at its previous location.

Wed, 03/07/2012 - 10:51pm

The THS Diamond Dogs defeated Lincoln County at home Feb. 28 by a score of 8-3. "It's always good to get a win," Coach Aaron Hall said. Thomson got on the board early in the game, scoring three runs in the bottom of the second inning.

Wed, 03/07/2012 - 10:46pm

The Thomson High Soccer Dogs defeated Butler by a score of 5-0 in an away game at Butler Stadium on Friday. "That was a good game," Thomson coach Zack Tucker said.

Wed, 03/07/2012 - 10:45pm

The Thomson High girls' soccer team, the Lady Dogs, defeated Butler Friday 2-0 in a rough-and-tumble game at Butler Stadium.

Wed, 03/07/2012 - 10:44pm

Sky Powell stood in the center of Thomson-McDuffie Middle School's candlelit rotunda Feb. 28, dressed as a bespectacled, middle-age department store worker.

Wed, 03/07/2012 - 10:36pm

McDuffie County's Scouting organization honored two from its own Thursday. The Lokey-Perryman Awards were presented, as they are each year, during a luncheon meeting of The Rotary Club of Thomson.

Wed, 03/07/2012 - 10:35pm

As a prelude to Mayfest, Dearing residents gathered on Feb. 24for their annual Chili, Stew and Soup Cook-off. The Dearing Mayfest on May 5 will look a little different, Clerk-Treasurer Judy Reeves said Friday.

Wed, 03/07/2012 - 10:33pm

Staff and faculty members enjoyed a free breakfast Friday, courtesy of the Thomson High School Chapter of the FFA. The breakfast is a THS tradition, said FFA faculty adviser Rick DuBose. The meal capped off FFA Week at the high school.

Wed, 03/07/2012 - 10:29pm

MARCH 8 Elementary schools Breakfast Cereal with graham crackers, ham biscuit with jelly Lunch Pizza, corn dog nuggets, corn, tossed salad, fruit Middle and high schools Breakfast Cereal with toast, eggs and grits, bacon Lunch Tac...

Wed, 03/07/2012 - 10:28pm

SPENCER PARRISH Grade: Second School: Dearing Elementary Favorite subject: Reading Favorite after-school snack: Pizza Pets: Fluffy (cat) and Rascal (dog) I like to listen to: Rock     SHAN...

Wed, 03/07/2012 - 10:28pm

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