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THOMSON - Mr. William Robert Hall, 81, of Thomson, entered into rest Dec. 20, 2011, at his residence surrounded by family. A Celebration of Life was held at 1 p.m. Friday, Dec.

Wed, 12/28/2011 - 6:44pm

The fading moment that we call 2011 has left a set of impressions in every mind. You will remember the year for your own reasons, and I will remember the slice of time for mine. Those reasons might intertwine more than you would imagine. Let's share.

Wed, 12/28/2011 - 6:44pm

To the editor: Manna Inc. would like to express our gratitude to all the churches, companies, individuals and clubs that donated food and money and volunteered for us this year.

Wed, 12/28/2011 - 6:44pm

And the minute his heart didn't feel quite so tight, he whizzed on his sleigh through the bright morning light. Carving the Who's delicious roast beast was the best, but without something to hate, the Grinch felt distressed.

Wed, 12/28/2011 - 6:43pm

Exciting things are happening at the Thomson-McDuffie County Chamber of Commerce. We have a new staff and several items of business that will vastly improve our service to our members. Kim Thomas is the new office manager.

Wed, 12/28/2011 - 6:42pm

Children worked off their extra energy once again at the holiday camp at the Y130 on Main Street. The camp was offered during the Thanksgiving and Christmas breaks and will continue until Jan. 2.

Wed, 12/28/2011 - 6:40pm

DONATE WINTER CLOTHING WHERE: Department of Juvenile Justice WHEN: 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. until Jan. 13 DETAILS: As you prepare to throw out warm, barely used clothing in fair or good condition, please think of someone who might not be as fortunate.

Wed, 12/28/2011 - 6:39pm

Longtime Thomson softball backer DeWayne Poss died Monday. Friends said the former Sweetwater Recreation League coach, 53, died of cancer.

Wed, 12/28/2011 - 6:39pm

At its final meeting in 2011, the McDuffie County Board of Commissioners decided several issues but left the much-debated human resources policy unresolved.

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In 1972, Mary Culver Blood, then 24, began searching for her great-great-grandfather. Armed with the knowledge that his name was Thomas Jefferson Toms and that he fought for the Confederacy during the Civil War, the Louisiana woman visited courthouses and cemeteries, read microfilm and toured places he could have been during the war.

Wed, 12/28/2011 - 6:38pm

The McDuffie County Board of Commissioners postponed its consideration of a proposed ordinance amendment until its Jan. 4 meeting. The proposed resolution would set a minimum of between 10 and 25 acres for land designated for conservation use.

Wed, 12/28/2011 - 6:37pm

No one was injured Wednesday in an Evans house fire that started in an upstairs room above the garage.

Wed, 12/28/2011 - 4:30pm

Steak 'n Shake is expected to open on Jimmie Dyess Parkway in July.

Wed, 12/28/2011 - 12:43pm

These pets are available for adoption from Columbia County Animal Services. For information, call
(706) 541-4077 or visit and follow the links to Animal Services. Adult
animals cost $25 to adopt, and puppies and kittens cost $20. All adopted animals must be spayed or
neutered. Visitors must wear closed-toed shoes to visit the kennel area, which is open from 10 a.m. to 6
p.m. on weekdays. The facility is located at 1940 William Few Parkway.

Wed, 12/28/2011 - 1:10am

The subject of a North Augusta manhunt, who also is wanted in Columbia County, was arrested Monday in Augusta. Brandon Wesley Tucker, 25, of Augusta, was arrested by Richmond County sheriff's deputies around 9:50 a.m. at 3027 Washington Road.

Wed, 12/28/2011 - 1:09am

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