Thomson police chief resigns

Thomson’s police chief resigned Monday, and his last day will be May 23.

WTHO, a Thomson radio station, reported that the city council unanimously accepted Chief Joe Nelson’s resignation Monday. The council will hold a meeting early next week to discuss the need for an interim chief and steps to find a replacement.

City council members could not be reached for comment Monday night.



Savannah River Site resumes normal activity

A suspicious item was discovered Wednesday afternoon at the Savannah River National Laboratory which prompted emergency responseactivities.

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