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Tuesday, Aug 25, 2015

Thomson officer fired over arrest

A veteran Thomson police officer was fired earlier this month for violating department procedures for transporting a prisoner and for his conduct during the investigation.
By Donna Stillinger

Friday, Aug 14, 2015

Thomson High security up after weapon found

Patrons attending tonight's Thomson High School football scrimmage vs. Evans are encouraged to arrive early as the school system will be implementing enhanced security measures to ensure the ...
By Donna Stillinger

Saturday, Aug 8, 2015

Guilty verdicts in 2013 Jefferson slaying

An Emanuel County jury has convicted two Jefferson County men in the fatal gang-related shooting of an Augusta man.
By Donna Stillinger

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Thomson teen drowns in pond

McDuffie County Sheriff Logan Marshall said the body of 19 year-old Marquavious Cummings was discovered at 7:45 p.m. Thursday in about 15 feet of water in a chalk mine pond off Iron Hill Road.
By Donna Stillinger

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Thomson man pinned under car, killed

A Thomson man was killed Wednesday when a car he was working on slipped off ramps, pinning him beneath.
By Donna Stillinger

Monday, June 29, 2015

Vigil for Thomson student tonight

A vigil is set for 8 p.m. Monday for a Thomson High School student killed Friday in a two-vehicle wreck in McDuffie County.
By Donna Stillinger

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Virginia motorist named in I-20 wreck

The driver of a van involved in a fatal I-20 accident Saturday morning in Warren County has been identified as Luis A. Matamoros Fuentes, 58, of Norfolk, Va.
By Donna Stillinger

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Police ask help in Thomson theft

Thomson police are asking the public's help in finding a Memorial Day robber who took thousands of dollars in cash from a local business.
By Donna Stillinger

Monday, May 11, 2015

McDuffie EMS director resigns

McDuffie County officials say Emergency Management Services Director Tim Edwards resigned his duties this morning, citing personal reasons.
By Donna Stillinger

Friday, May 8, 2015

Thomson High security up

Metal detectors will be used today at Thomson High School after an unloaded weapon was found there Thursday.
By Donna Stillinger

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Gun found at Thomson High

An unloaded weapon was confiscated at Thomson High School Thursday morning. According to principal Cecil Strong, reliable information was provided to a teacher that a student was in possession of ...
By Donna Stillinger

U.S. agents raid Thomson site

McDuffie County officials say federal agents "swooped in" on the McDuffie County Emergency Medical Service Wednesday, without any warning.
By Donna Stillinger

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Woman fatally shot in Dearing

A Dearing, Ga., man has been charged with murder in the death of his wife, following a shooting early Wednesday morning.
By Donna Stillinger

Thursday, April 23, 2015

McDuffie teen charged in slaying

A McDuffie County teen has been charged as an adult following a fatal stabbing in Thomson.
By Donna Stillinger

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Victim in fatal McDuffie crash identified

An early morning accident in McDuffie County has claimed one life.
By Donna Stillinger

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Victims in Warren County shooting identified

Warren County sheriff’s deputies and agents with the GBI continue to investigate a reported double homicide after two people were found dead Wednesday and a child found alive at a Mitchell Road home.
By Donna Stillinger

Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015

Fatal Warren fire ruled accident

An overnight fire that killed an 81-year-old Warren County man has been ruled an accident.
By Donna Stillinger

Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015

Man killed, brother injured in Thomson shooting

Authorities say Exzavius Bray, 21, died at a hospital after being found shot early Saturday. His brother was in critical condition.
By Donna Stillinger

Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015

Update: Missing family found

Authorities say the search for a Glascock family reported missing ended Thursday when the family was found.
By Donna Stillinger

Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015

Two Forward McDuffie employees resign

Two Forward McDuffie employees will leave their jobs later this month.
By Donna Stillinger
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