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The Briarwood Buccaneers defeated the visiting Piedmont Academy Cougars, 55-39, in basketball action Friday. Briarwood got three points to take the early lead.

Wed, 01/25/2012 - 3:31pm

Thomson girls stopped the visiting Grovetown Warriors on Friday, 59-32. "We played a complete game," coach Michael Williams said of his team. He said the team kept up the pressure all four quarters.

Wed, 01/25/2012 - 3:30pm

I first met Bernard Grant in the spring of 1970. He was an eighth-grade student at R.L. Norris, and I was in the seventh grade at Laura Jones.

Wed, 01/25/2012 - 3:28pm

Thomson's Cub Scout Pack 125 completed a basic first aid course Jan. 11 at the McDuffie County Fire/Rescue Center on Salem Road.

Wed, 01/25/2012 - 3:22pm

Pupils of Cornerstone Preschool at First Baptist Church learned about various community jobs during their Community Helpers program Thursday.

Wed, 01/25/2012 - 3:21pm

THE REV. ROY M. COWINS THOMSON - A funeral service for the Rev. Roy M. Cowins, 61,Tulsa, Okla., formerly of Thomson, was held on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2012, at 1 p.m. at Springfield Baptist Church in Thomson, with the Rev. F.D. Favors, pastor, officiating.

Wed, 01/25/2012 - 3:19pm

The Thomson-McDuffie Senior Center will hold a Valentine's Day Talent Show on Tuesday, Feb. 14, from 10:30 a.m. to noon.

Wed, 01/25/2012 - 3:14pm

The McDuffie County Sheriff's Department has the go-ahead to develop a law enforcement firearms training range northwest of Thomson. Maj.

Wed, 01/25/2012 - 3:11pm

To the editor: The McDuffie Museum's Civil War display is ending at the end of January. You still have time to see the many images of soldiers and politicians taken during the war. The most valuable image on display is a signed carte de visite of Gen.

Wed, 01/25/2012 - 3:04pm

Included in the Civil War display running through Tuesday at the McDuffie Museum is one of only a handful of known maps used by the Federal forces during their advance on Atlanta in 1864.

Wed, 01/25/2012 - 3:01pm

Oompah-oompah-doopity-doo, here is a riddle, a riddle for you: I did not write this column, but it was I who composed it. Every word is true, yet the story is not.

Wed, 01/25/2012 - 2:59pm

Bob Farr donated his first pint of blood as a high school student to help out a friend who needed a transfusion. Sixty years later, he's still giving blood.

Wed, 01/25/2012 - 2:54pm

McDuffie county has been well represented the past few weeks in the area of high school band events.

Wed, 01/25/2012 - 2:53pm

VOTERS OPEN HOUSE WHERE: New office, 337 Main St., Suite 101 (old courthouse), Thomson WHEN: 4-6 p.m. Monday, Feb.

Wed, 01/25/2012 - 2:53pm

Anyone over the age of 35 may remember Louie the Lightning Bug commercials during Saturday morning cartoons.

Wed, 01/25/2012 - 2:41pm

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