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The THS Diamond Dogs fell to the Evans Knights, 3-2, in their season opener at home. "What I'm most pleased with in this game is that our guys didn't lay down when they were behind," head coach Aaron Hall said following the game.

Wed, 02/29/2012 - 7:18pm

The Briarwood Academy Lady Bucs fell to the Lady Eagles of Terrell Academy Friday in GISA Final Four action. "Terrell's got a fantastic team," head coach Clayton Parrish said following the game.

Wed, 02/29/2012 - 7:17pm

Steve Reese was one of three Thomson Bulldogs in the '80s to go on to stellar college football careers with the Clemson Tigers. James Farr and Jessie Hatcher shared that honor. Reese was a three-year starter for coach Bill Reese's Thomson Bulldogs.

Wed, 02/29/2012 - 7:16pm


Wed, 02/29/2012 - 7:07pm

Firefighters from Thomson, Warrenton and Harlem took a National Professional Qualifications 1 class at the Thomson fire training facility Saturday. The training is required for a firefighter to become certified.

Wed, 02/29/2012 - 7:06pm

The following is a list of persons arrested for various criminal and traffic offenses by area law enforcement authorities and taken to the McDuffie County Law Enforcement Center in Thomson from Feb. 22-27, 2012.

Wed, 02/29/2012 - 7:06pm

Leigh Culpepper, the president-elect of the Kiwanis Club of Thomson, presented a $120 check to the Thomson High School Key Club. The Kiwanis supports the Key Club, which is a student service organization that is a part of Kiwanis International.

Wed, 02/29/2012 - 7:04pm

MR. DON ANSLEY SR. AUGUSTA - Don Ansley Sr., 81, husband of 63 years to Melbra Ansley, entered into rest Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012, at his residence. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb.

Wed, 02/29/2012 - 7:03pm

STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University recently recognized McDuffie County students and others for their academic achievement. GSU recognized 1,058 students for excellence in academics on the 2011 fall semester President's List.

Wed, 02/29/2012 - 7:02pm

Of the nearly 500,000 African Americans in the colonies at the beginning of the American Revolution, 445,000 of them were enslaved and 55,000 were free.

Wed, 02/29/2012 - 7:01pm

A person relies on a calendar for some important dates. For some, other indicators offer all the reminder a person needs. Like that 10-minute walk that now takes 12 minutes. That's a clue.

Wed, 02/29/2012 - 7:01pm

Trees lining the street bowed to the power of the Almighty come to see, up close, Baton Rouge's Mardi Gras effort. Clouds genuflected deeply as a force baffling to the mind of mortal man swirled and swept.

Wed, 02/29/2012 - 7:00pm

A Dearing man and his girlfriend could face a McDuffie County jury as early as September in the slaying of the man's ex-wife, who was shot, tied to a pickup and dragged more than five miles along a rural highway.

Wed, 02/29/2012 - 6:58pm

DOGS STOLEN Five dogs were stolen from two residences Feb. 18 and 19. On Feb. 18, the pet owner on the 3800 block of Randall Road reported that someone took two dogs from a shut kennel in her yard, according to an incident report. On Feb.

Wed, 02/29/2012 - 6:57pm

MARCH 1 Elementary schools Breakfast Cereal with graham crackers, grits, sausage patty Lunch Nachos with chips, tacos, English peas, fruit Middle and high schools Breakfast Cereal with graham crackers, sausage biscuit Lunch Hot d...

Wed, 02/29/2012 - 6:55pm

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