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  1. The voice of the BulldogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The McDuffie Progress

    ... When he was running for district attorney, he sat here to collect his thoughts on election night. It was 1984. Thomson was playing Marist for the state championship. Both teams were undefeated, and Marist was lead by a huge quarterback who had been ...

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  2. Thomson police sergeant fired after 25 years with departmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WRDW-TV Augusta

    A Thomson police sergeant is off the job tonight after the department said he broke a number of rules including forgetting to turn his dash cam on. A report from the Thomson Police Department states Sergeant Jammie Smith arrested a woman and didn't record it on his dash camera.

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  3. Thomson Police Officer firedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | The McDuffie Progress

    A Thomson Police officer was has been fired for violating department search policy, which resulted in a woman cutting herself while in his custody. The Thomson Police Department fired Sgt.

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  4. Hink-Clark announce April weddingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | The McDuffie Progress

    Deborah Hink, of Thomson, announces the engagement of her daughter, Ashley Renee Hink, of Thomson, to Dakota Ray Clark, of Dearing, the son of Shelley Simokins and the late Kevin Clark. The wedding will be held on April 23, 2016, beginning at approximately 6:30 p.m. at the Pine Knoll Farms.

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  5. Paving underway in ThomsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | The McDuffie Progress

    Work crews from the state are paving West Hendricks Street in Thomson today. The work is funded through the 2015 TSPLOST funds received for paving and resurfacing.

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  6. Thomson High student charged with bringing gun to schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    An 18-year-old is in jail after school officials said he brought a gun to Thomson High School Friday morning, according to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. A school resource officer found the gun when the student went through a metal detection device at the entrance to the high school around 8:10 a.m., according to the McDuffie County School System and the GBI.

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  7. 17 South back on the roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | The McDuffie Progress

    ... in force with a few changes,' said Jacobs, bassist for the group, which is named for the highway that leads from Thomson to Wrens and beyond. 'We added a new guitarist and a drummer making us a stronger group. We have done a couple of shows and now ...

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  8. City plans walk to fight breast cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | The McDuffie Progress

    Rhonda Crawford and Kathy Webb map out the 1.5 mile route for the Step by Step Cancer Walk on Oct. 10. Citizens from Thomson and McDuffie County will be in step as they walk to fight breast cancer in October. The City of Thomson is sponsoring a 'Step by Step' Cancer Walk on Oct. 10 to encourage residents to help fight back against breast cancer and encourage screenings, education and support group services throughout Thomson and the CSRA.

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  9. New floral business opens, ribbon cut in welcomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | The McDuffie Progress

    A local business has a new name, a new culture and a new addition to the staff, which were reasons for a grand opening celebration that was also a ribbon cutting July 29. Brooks Haven Floral & Flowers, formerly B&A Flowers, opened at 1385 Washington Road in Thomson as a business that has moved from a seasonal enterprise to a daily florist and flower operation. 'We got into the floral business and decided to change the name to a more flowery one and we brought in a great florist,' owner Jeff Brooks said.

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  10. Man arrested for shooting into hotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | The McDuffie Progress

    A Thomson man was arrested and charged with four counts of aggravated assault after he fired shots into the window of room at a local room striking an occupant. According to McDuffie County Sheriff's Major Ronnie Williamson, Roosevelt W. Demmons, 31, has been charged with the July 15 shooting which left Frederick Kendrick with a gunshot wound in the left calf.

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  11. Couple married in county's first same-sex ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | The McDuffie Progress

    ... in a courtroom at the McDuffie County Government Center. 'I am happy that this day has come,' said Dorsey, a Thomson native. 'I really do not care what anyone else says about it. As long as I am happy, that is all that counts,' he said to applause ...

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  12. Flags lowered in ThomsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | The McDuffie Progress

    Sgt. Marcus Reynolds lowers the United States and State of Georgia flags to half staff outside the National Guard armory in Thomson late Tuesday afternoon after receiving word to do so through his chain of command.

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  13. Thomsona SRotary's Alan Smith is new district governorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | The McDuffie Progress

    Alan Smith, who is now district governor for Rotary District 6910, addresses the crowd at a meeting in Oconee County on Tuesday, July 7. Alan Smith first went to a Rotary Club meeting in 1987 when he was the associate pastor at Thomson's First United Methodist Church. At the time, when Smith was 37 years old, he never would have imagined the magnitude of his involvement with the organization over the next three decades.

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  14. Medline-Wilson united in marriage July 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | The McDuffie Progress

    ... of Peggy Medline, of Lincolnton. She is a graduate of Lincoln County High School. She is employed at Dairy Queen of Thomson and as an independent contractor at the McDuffie Progress in Thomson. The groom is the son of Carla Howlett, of Thomson, and ...

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  15. Phillips-Beasley announce engagementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | The McDuffie Progress

    Jeffrey Phillips and Tracie Cranford, of Thomson, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter Courtney Elaine Phillips, to Jason Michael Beasley, son of Debra Seek, of Boneville. The wedding ceremony and reception will take place at Pine Knoll Farms in August.

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  16. GDOT works on I-20 spot treatments from Thomson to AugustaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2015 | WRDW-TV Augusta

    The Georgia Department of Transportation is working to make roads safer and smoother by fixing problem areas on Interstate 20. Over the next couple of days, crew will be fixing up I-20 Westbound near mile marker 174 in McDuffie County. Today, repair teams replaced broken concrete slabs.

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  17. Thomson man dies after getting pinned under carRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | WALB-TV Albany

    Billy G. Bowick, 66, died from blunt force chest trauma, said McDuffie County Deputy Coroner Sandy Yelton. He was pronounced dead shortly after he was taken to University Hospital McDuffie.

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  18. Fireworks at the lake start Friday at 'dark-thirty'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | The McDuffie Progress

    On Friday, July 3 fireworks are returning to Clarks Hill Lake in Thomson for the 25th year and it is proported to be the biggest show yet, set to be an approximately 18-minute long celebration in honor of America's 239th birthday and a quarter century of fireworks. The fireworks were purchased with donations from citizens of the community to the Friends of Clarks Hill Lake.

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  19. I-20 westbound shut down at mile marker 175 for accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | WRDW-TV Augusta

    The crash happened near mile marker 175 towards Thomson, according to the Columbia County Twitter page.

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  20. Deadly car accident in McDuffie CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2015 | WRDW-TV Augusta

    ... und lane. The pickup struck the driver side door with its front end. The driver of the Sorento, Kori Penna, 17, from Thomson was fatally injured.

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