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Political forum on April 14

McDuffie Progress: The two candidates running unopposed for the McDuffie County Board of Commissioners will also be given the opportunity to make brief remarks. The success of previous forums, held prior to local elections, compelled the Thomson Alumnae Chapter of Delta ...

• Commissioners designate April as “Donate Life” month, recognize employees

McDuffie Progress: In reading the proclamation, Chairman Charlie Newton said 10,178 McDuffie County citizens have registered to give the gift of life. He said donating organs and eyes are the ultimate act of generosity that McDuffie citizens can perform. Aaron Cobb ...

• Couple jailed after dispute

McDuffie Progress: A McDuffie County deputy responded to a domestic dispute involving a knife at a Augusta Road home on March 26, and two individuals were arrested. The investigation into the domestic incident led to the arrest of the man and woman who lived at the home ...

• McDuffie County farm recognized in the 2014 Flavor of Georgia food product

McDuffie Progress: McDuffie County farm recognized in the 2014 Flavor of Georgia food product contest. By Elizabeth Vance. Lisa Kessler, of White Hills Farm in Dearing, was a finalist in the 2014 Flavor of Georgia food product contest. Kessler entered her Lavender ...

• RL Norris High School alumni walk down memory lane

McDuffie Progress: The students from the classes of 1963 through 1970, and students from Norris' precursor, McDuffie County Training Center, came to their former building on Harrison Road to say hello, goodbye and usher in a hello to a new educational facility. Nearly ...

Dignitaries visit Thomson

McDuffie Progress: Everything Thomson-McDuffie County has to offer was characterized as representatives from 26 countries stopped by the local airport to make contacts with city and county leaders and learn about the economy over breakfast on March 20. The International ...

• Hospital construction passes milestone

McDuffie Progress: The celebration allowed J.E. Dunn, the contractor, the opportunity to show people from McDuffie County and surrounding areas their work in bringing something new to McDuffie County. To read more on this story, pick up the Thursday, March 27, edition of ...

• Firefighters respond to swaying canopy

McDuffie Progress: Concerns about the possibility of the canopy falling on customers entering the parking lot , the store or into traffic on the highway, compelled owner Nick Patel to call the McDuffie County Fire Department to find a way to stabilize the structure. To ...

• Eleven arrested on marijuana charges

McDuffie Progress: McDuffie County Sheriff's Office Deputy Kalvin Johnson responded to the area of Harrison Drive and Harrison Drive Extension at 3:38 p.m., Wednesday, March 12 to find the men, aged 17 to 25, allegedly smoking marijuana. For entire story, see a copy of ...

• Horse shooter sought by the sheriff's office

McDuffie Progress: Someone shot three horses on a McDuffie County farm and the sheriff's office is seeking the public's help in catching those involved. A deputy was dispatched to 1056 Wrens Highway to address a cruelty to animals incident on Feb. 8. The deputy met with ...
- • Town hall meeting allows input for McDuffie schools' ...
- • Large Business of the Year active in the community
- Ice storm downs trees, leaves many homes without power
- • Earthquake shakes McDuffie County Valentines' night
- • Ice storm wreaks havoc on electricity and local way o...
- • Essay winners recognized at DAR meeting
- • Unemployment falls in McDuffie County
- • McDuffie County Commission approves new gaming ordinance
- • Lady Dogs lose two
- • Dogs split region games
- • Health navigator explains Affordable Healthcare Act
- • Money, health factors in possible ME Freeman move
- Relay for Life kicks off
- • Relay for Life kicks off
- • Civil Design Solutions Warren's Business of the Year
- • Monday morning vehicle collision injures driver
- • Children learn of occupation motivation
- • Children learn about fire safety
- • Governor signs election bill, McDuffie County qualify...

LATEST NEWS

Strickland last finalist standing for EDC position

The Albany Herald: “The other — David Jenkins, who has worked as economic director for the city of Washington in Wilkes County — said he'd taken a job as planning/zoning commissioner of McDuffie County on Tuesday.” Dougherty County Administrator Crowdis said that state ...

Free flicks April 10, 17 at main library; April 19 at Pendleton

The Anderson County Library System will present a pair of classic films at the main library, 300 N. McDuffie St., in April. Films are free and open to the public.

Library Week programs April 14-18

The children's services department of the Anderson County Library System will hold a series of programs during National Library Week at the main library, 300 N. McDuffie St.

White County Eligible for SBA Disaster Assistance; Deadline Approaching for Private Non-Profit Organizations in Georgia

ATLANTA, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Small Business Administration adds White County for disaster assistance and reminds eligible Private Non-Profit Organizations (PNPs) of the May 5 deadline to submit their disaster loan applications for physical damage.  These loans are available as a result of a Presidential disaster declaration for Public Assistance resulting from ...

Man dies in accident on Little McCall Road

Accodring to the Effingham County Sheriff's Office, Little McCall Road is now open following a single vehicle accident near Pleasant Acres Road.

TRACK AND FIELD NOTES: Weather delay at county meet provides break for

Gwinnett Prep Sports: The Generals took full advantage, riding a first-place sweep of the hurdles events from Jeremy McDuffie and single wins by Grant Swinton in the 200-meter run and the 3,200 relay team to run away with their first county title since 1994 by 39 points ...

Little McCall Road at Pleasant Acres closed after crash

Accodring to the Effingham County Sheriff's Office, all lanes of Little McCall Road at Pleasant Acres Road is closed due to a crash.

Elle Woods to sweep Henry County by storm this weekend

McDONOUGH — Harvard’s beloved blonde takes the stage by pink storm in this fun, upbeat musical about self-discovery.

ANDERSON COUNTY LIBRARY..

Friends of the Library annual meeting April 13

The Friends of the Anderson County Library will hold its annual meeting at 3 p.m. on April 13 at the main library, 300 N. McDuffie St. It is open to the public free of charge. Guest speaker will be John Thomas Fowler, of Boiling Springs, S.C. In ...

Open lab to focus on library eBooks and audiobooks

The Anderson County Library will hold an open lab for patrons to learn how to check out and use library eBooks and audiobooks with their Kindles, Nooks, iPads and other e-Reading devices.

MCDUFFIE COUNTY..

Political forum on April 14

McDuffie Progress: The two candidates running unopposed for the McDuffie County Board of Commissioners will also be given the opportunity to make brief remarks. The success of previous forums, held prior to local elections, compelled the Thomson Alumnae Chapter of Delta ...

• Commissioners designate April as “Donate Life” month, recognize employees

McDuffie Progress: In reading the proclamation, Chairman Charlie Newton said 10,178 McDuffie County citizens have registered to give the gift of life. He said donating organs and eyes are the ultimate act of generosity that McDuffie citizens can perform. Aaron Cobb ...

McDuffie County Students Tackle Problems Through Videos

WJBF-TV: McDuffie County, GA - Students at a local school have found a way to solve big problems that showing up across the country. Dee Griffin has a look at what they are doing. At Thomson McDuffie Middle school, what happening in this hallway is teaching ...

Lakeside's principal will depart for McDuffie County job

Lakeside Principal Dr. Steven Rhodes has accepted the job as Thomson High School's assistant principal and director of Career, Technical and Agricultural Education. McDuffie County schools Superintendent Jim LeBrun said the McDuffie County Board of ...

McDuffie County jailer accused of sexually assaulting inmate

A McDuffie County Sheriff’s jailer is accused of having "sexual contact" with a female inmate in January, Georgia Bureau of Investigation said.

Lakeside's principal will depart for McDuffie County job | Columbia

McDuffie County schools Superintendent Jim LeBrun said the McDuffie County Board of Education voted Thursday to approve hiring Rhodes for the position, which will start in the fall. Rhodes, confirmed in an e-mail Friday ...

University Hospital McDuffie holds topping ceremony for new facility

MCDUFFIE COUNTY , GA (WRDW) - The new hospital is almost ready to open as University Hospital McDuffie holds a topping ceremony this afternoon. A little after noon today, ceremony participants signed the final beam ...

FACE OF LOVE..

'Face of Love' looks back, sees double

Boston Globe: MPAA rating: PG-13; MPAA rating reasons: Brief drug references, discreet sociopathy; Running time: 92 minutes; Cast: Annette Bening, Ed Harris, Jess Weixler, Robin Williams; Director: Arie Posin; Writers: Arie Posin, Matthew McDuffie; Playing at ...

'The Face of Love' looks at love, attraction

Boston Herald: A few years later, Nikki, still grieving and still in love with her dead husband, runs into his spitting image, a divorced art teacher and painter named Tom (Harris) at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, where she and her husband were regulars ...

IN MCDUFFIE COUNTY..

• Unemployment falls in McDuffie County

McDuffie Progress: McDuffie County declined from 8.7 percent in November to 8.3 percent in December. “This is a good improvement of 1.3 percent,” said Sam Hall, director of communications for the Department of Labor in Atlanta. The last time McDuffie's rate was as low, ...

• McDuffie County Commission approves new gaming ordinance

McDuffie Progress: A customized statute that is specific to game machine operations in McDuffie County has been approved by the McDuffie County Commission. The commission approved an amusement game ordinance and an alcohol license ordinance during its Feb.

• Monday morning vehicle collision injures driver

McDuffie Progress: A two-car crash in McDuffie County early Monday morning sent one person to the hospital and left one charged with failure to maintain lane. According to Georgia State Patrol Trooper David Osborne, at approximately 8 a.m., Feb. 3, an accident between ...

New School Bus Camera System Catches Dozens of Drivers in McDuffie County

WJBF-TV: McDuffie County, GA - The McDuffie County school system is taking new measures to save children's lives. County school buses are now equipped with cameras that can catch drivers who fail to stop for school buses. The county started this system at the ...

Man arrested in McDuffie County slaying | The Augusta Chronicle

A Dearing man is in custody and charged with murder after authorities in McDuffie County found an Augusta man dead Saturday. Matthew Thomas Cliett, 29, was arrested about 9 p.m. on Fort Creek Road near Highway 17 in  ...

Tanker truck catches fire in McDuffie County | The Augusta Chronicle

About 5:30 p.m., crews were called to mile marker 167 after the truck blew a tire in the westbound lanes, causing the sleeper cab to ignite, according to McDuffie County Fire Rescue Assistant Chief Steven Sewell. Traffic was  ...

Investigation underway into fatal morning accident in McDuffie County

Monday, October 14th, 2013. McDuffie County , GA- Officials responding to a fatal accident in McDuffie County this morning. Georgia State Patrol responding to Washington Road at Lincolnton Road just before 7:30 this  ...

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