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The Lady 'Dogs of Thomson defeated the visiting Lady 'Dogs of Harlem in basketball on Jan. 10 by a score of 54-12. "Our girls played really well this game, especially defensively," head coach Michael Williams said.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 5:17pm

Thomson High School's boys basketball team improved its record to 14-1 Friday with a 66-57 victory at Westside. Dwayne Williams led the Bulldogs in scoring with 17 points. Jonathan Atkins and Ronkeem Sallywhite each had 16.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 5:15pm

On Jan. 11, Thomson High senior Hunter Brinkman moved a step closer to fulfilling his childhood dream of playing college baseball.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 5:15pm

In case you haven't noticed, I'm going to state the obvious: Economically, times are tough. I get irritated every time I read that some noted economist or government agency says there's a danger of another recession.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 5:12pm

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Wed, 01/18/2012 - 5:10pm

Vanderhorst C.M.E. Church in Thomson opened its doors to other local churches for Martin Luther King Day observances. A banquet Saturday evening and a lecture and crafts Monday provided outlets for information and encouragement.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 5:08pm

The Rev. Fred Favors of Springfield Baptist Church repeated a familiar theme Monday at a Martin Luther King Day observance at the Thomson-McDuffie County Government Center and Courthouse.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 5:07pm

Monday morning, 6-year-old Brian Casey's voice rose in the sanctuary of Springfield Baptist Church as he recited from memory the words of Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have A Dream" speech.

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

MRS. ESSIE MAE REESE DIXON LOUISVILLE, Ga. - Mrs. Essie Mae Reese Dixon, age 86, wife of the late Mr. Howard W. Dixon, died Jan. 8, 2012, at her residence. Graveside Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 4:58pm

To the editor: I want to take this opportunity to invite the public to the McDuffie Museum on Main Street. There is some history there about Thomson and McDuffie County, and also about the War Between the States.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 4:55pm

Robert Edward Lee, perhaps the most revered American soldier of all time, was born in Virginia on Jan. 19, 1807. Thinking of him and the events of his life brings back thoughts of old times not forgotten.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 4:54pm

Need help with your New Year's resolution to lose weight and gain health? Come join us as we Walk Georgia. Walk Georgia is a 12-week program to increase your physical activity in a fun, community-oriented way.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 4:50pm

My mother armed me with important pieces of information like, "If you ever come across an old refrigerator, don't climb in and close it," and, "Don't walk on an icy pond. You'll fall through," and, "I heard about a little girl who leaned on her car door.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 4:49pm

Miss Virginia "Ginny" Marie Wilson became the bride of John Bradford Graham Jr. on Saturday, Nov. 5, at 5 o'clock in the evening in the garden of The Governor Thomas Bennett House in Charleston, S.C. The Rev. Randall Gregory Meadows officiated.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 4:38pm

Nearly 200 women crowded the halls of First Baptist Church last weekend to share recipes, spend time with old friends, make new ones and learn new skills.

Wed, 01/18/2012 - 4:19pm

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