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Sun, 01/22/2012 - 12:01am

Since when did we decide it's OK for the government to know how much money we make?

Sun, 01/22/2012 - 12:00am

It might be because of an active imagination, but pending surgery has caused lots of old memories to resurface.

Sun, 01/22/2012 - 12:00am

County governments are setting a good example with cooperation on a single road project.

Sun, 01/22/2012 - 12:00am

An Evans man was sent to the hospital after flipping his truck on Hardy McManus Road. Charges, including driving under the influece, are pending.

Fri, 01/20/2012 - 6:43pm

Thomson's mayor and city council took their oaths of office for new four-year terms on Friday. Mayor Ken Usry said the oaths were not administered earlier because of an oversight.

Fri, 01/20/2012 - 10:35am

Martinez accountant Darryl James, of Appling, replaced Bob Newkirk to represent District 4 on the Columbia County Planning Commission.

Thu, 01/19/2012 - 7:26pm

Former Columbia County Commissioner and Harlem mayor Scott Dean, convicted last month of child molestation, is set to be sentenced on Jan. 27.

Thu, 01/19/2012 - 2:07pm

More than 100 contestants turned out Jan. 12 for the Thomson Family Y's first Team Lean weigh in. This is the competition's fifth year in Thomson. The 12-week contest encourages community members to lose weight through competition.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 5:29pm

Quick thinking and a baseball bat put an end to a robber's intentions against a store in McDuffie County on Sunday.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 5:28pm

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, and the American Cancer Society issued a call for women to take action to prevent most cervical cancers.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 5:28pm

Sophomore Mikelyn Willis was crowned Miss THS for 2012 in a beauty pageant held at Thomson High School on Saturday. "This is amazing. It just feels great," Willis said.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 5:27pm

The following is a list of people arrested by area authorities and taken to the McDuffie County Law Enforcement Center in Thomson from Jan. 11-13. Christopher M. Ciechan, 29, Augusta, theft by taking - 2 counts, entering an auto.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 5:25pm

Three men accused of entering an automobile and theft by taking were among more than 50 defendants who pleaded not guilty during arraignment proceedings in McDuffie County Superior Court last week. Toombs Judicial Circuit Superior Court Judge Harold A.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 5:23pm

A fire on Cedar Rock Road near the Warren County line caused extensive damage to a mobile home the morning of Jan. 13.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 5:22pm

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