Milestones

Army Pvt. Verenzo D. Scott has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia. He is the son of Peggy Scott and a 2012 of Burke County High School.

Cedric Solomon graduated cum laude from Upper Iowa University with a bachelor of science in business administration.

Leola Mims has received the Soror of the Year Award from the Phi Chi Chapter of the Chi Eta Phi Sorority, Inc. The award recognizes achievements in leadership, love for fellow sorors and service for mankind.

Assistant District Attorney Amanda Nichole Heath has been named to the Leadership Georgia Class of 2014.


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Thomson game adds security

THOMSON, Ga. -- McDuffie County officials will add extra security precautions tonight after fight rumors circulated related to the last Thomson High home football game of the season.
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