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1962 was a tough season for the Thomson High football team. In Coach Paul Leroy's first season, a very young Bulldog team finished 3-6-1. Little did Bulldog fans know that economic down-sizing of a lumber company near Manning, S.C.

Wed, 02/22/2012 - 4:00pm

The Thomson Lady Dogs fell to Morgan County in their nonregional away opener Wednesday, by a score of 9-1. "I'm not upset about this game at all," head coach Jessica Ruark said.

Wed, 02/22/2012 - 3:59pm

The THS Diamond Dogs dropped a scrimmage game to Greenbriar on Friday, 13-1. "I don't think the score was an indication of how we played tonight," head coach Aaron Hall said. "We played a good game.

Wed, 02/22/2012 - 3:11pm

MRS. JUANITA DENT BASS APPLING, Ga. - A funeral service for Mrs. Juanita Dent Bass, 93, of Appling, was held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012, at Second Mount Carmel Baptist Church, Appling, with pastor, the Rev.

Wed, 02/22/2012 - 3:09pm

Because of a reporter's error, the Feb. 16 edition incorrectly listed the names of Lynn Cato's former teachers, gave the incorrect length of time in her position as principal and misspelled the name of the church program she teaches.

Wed, 02/22/2012 - 3:08pm

To the editor: For the last 11 years, February is a tough month to get through. As sweethearts celebrate Valentine's day, I am reminded of one of my dearest friends whose birthday fell on Valentine's. She would have been turning 46 this year.

Wed, 02/22/2012 - 3:07pm

Want to promote the love of reading? Are you excited about making a real difference in your community? Interested in being part of a group dedicated to accessible reading for all people of all ages? If you answered “yes” to any of the above, we have a perfect opportunity for you. We are ...

Wed, 02/22/2012 - 3:06pm

When Anthony and Kay Coleman got to the Museum Friday night, some of us were sitting in the Theatre with Danny Ray. We were watching him put a cape over James Brown during a fabulous 1965 concert in Santa Monica.

Wed, 02/22/2012 - 3:05pm

On a more serious note, Anguish wiped her snotty nose all over one of my daughter's friends last Thursday. When I picked them both up from choir, Anguish pushed and shoved, scrambling, uninvited, into my car.

Wed, 02/22/2012 - 2:59pm

THURSDAY Elementary Schools Breakfast Cereal with graham crackers, apple pie Lunch Hamburger, beef and cheese burrito, potato tots, juice bar Middle and high schools Breakfast Cereal with graham crackers, pancake pups ...

Wed, 02/22/2012 - 2:42pm

THURSDAY Thomson High: Golf: Away at Washington-Wilkes; Tennis: Away at Grovetown, 4 p.m.; Track and Field: Away at Harlem, 4 p.m.; Girls soccer: Away at Lincoln County, 5:30 p.m.; JV baseball, home vs. Jefferson County, 5:30 p.m.

Wed, 02/22/2012 - 2:41pm

OLIVIA GRANTHAM Grade: Third School: Dearing Elementary Favorite subject: Social studies Favorite after-school snack: Gummi bears Pets: None I like to listen to: Rhianna Best movie ever: ...

Wed, 02/22/2012 - 2:40pm

After a constitutional amendment on charter schools failed to pass in the Georgia Legislature last week, the McDuffie County school board voted unanimously to adopt a resolution in support of quality public education.

Wed, 02/22/2012 - 2:38pm

SEE A LONGER VERSION AT MCDUFFIEMIRROR.COM SOUP, CHILI & STEW COOKOFF WHERE: Dearing Elementary School cafeteria WHEN: Saturday. Contestants must deliver a slow-cooker full of their entry by 4:30 p.m. Judging begins at 5:30 p.m. Then at 6 p.m.

Wed, 02/22/2012 - 2:36pm

Coming from a family of educators, a career in teaching seemed natural for Nancy Lovelady, the principal of Dearing Elementary School. Her mother and her sisters were teachers, and her father urged her to follow in their footsteps.

Wed, 02/22/2012 - 2:36pm

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