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  1. *Officers certified to recognize impaired driversRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | The McDuffie Progress

    A Thomson police officer has become an expert in recognizing drugs that affect the ability to drive and two other officers gained proficiency in recognizing a vehicle being driven by an intoxicated driver. Patrolman Chris Mullis recently completed a Drug Recognition Expert School and Sgt.

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  2. Love's Travel Stops to open CNG location in GeorgiaRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 12 | Fleet Owner Magazine

    filling station in Thomson, GA, by the spring of 2015. The station will be the company's 18th CNG location. "Our network is rapidly growing largely because of customer demand," said Bill Cashmareck, general manager of natural gas for Love's. "Our ...

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  3. Plugging In business briefs for Nov. 14Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | NewsOK.com

    ... we can meet the needs of fleets and leisure drivers at a more competitive cost." Love's is adding CNG at its Thomson, Ga., location to serve Werner Enterprises, one of the nation's five largest truckload carriers. Werner plans to buy eight CNG ...

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  4. *Dogs lose to Bears, at Eagles FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | The McDuffie Progress

    The Thomson Bulldogs lost 21-14 to the Burke County Bears in Waynesboro Friday night. The Bulldogs scored first on a long drive, but were not able to score anymore until a little more than three minutes remained.

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  5. *GBI investigating robbery of woman at gunpointRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | The McDuffie Progress

    The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is investigating the armed robbery of a Thomson woman on Oct. 28. Brenda Newsome, of the 700 block of Hillcrest Dr., came home around 11 p.m. and was confronted in her driveway by two men, who allegedly pointed a gun to her face and took her purse, said Thomson Police Capt. Jamie Bridges.

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  6. School unveils portrait of WWI soldier namesakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | Stars and Stripes

    For decades, students and faculty at the Pvt. Albert E. Thomson Elementary School have wondered what kind of person the young man whose name adorns their school was.

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  7. Love's Travel Stops to open CNG location in GeorgiaRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 12 | Fleet Owner Magazine

    filling station in Thomson, GA, by the spring of 2015. The station will be the company's 18th CNG location. "Our network is rapidly growing largely because of customer demand," said Bill Cashmareck, general manager of natural gas for Love's. "Our ...

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  8. Love's Plans Fast-Fill CNG Station in GeorgiaRead the original story

    Friday Nov 7 | Heavy Duty Trucking

    Love's Travel Stops announced that it would open a CNG location in Georgia, the company's 18th CNG station and first in the state. The existing travel stop in Thomson, Ga., will be the location of the new fast-fill CNG pumps and it is scheduled to be available in spring 2015.

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  9. Love's Opening First Georgia CNG SiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 7 | CSP

    Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores has announced plans to open its first compressed natural gas fueling site in Georgia, its most eastern location offering the alternative fuel to date. The chain's Thomson, Ga., travel stop will be installing fast-fill CNG fueling by spring 2015, making it the 18th Love's location with the fuel offer.

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  10. *Bulldogs blast Knights 49-12Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 5 | The McDuffie Progress

    Savante Jones scored three touchdowns for the Thomson Bulldogs as the Dogs defeated the winless Windsor Forest Knights 49-12 on Halloween night at Luther Welsh Field at The Brickyard. Thomson treated itself to 411 yards of offense, while the defense wasn't tricked often and held the Knights to 67 total yards.

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  11. *Waynesboro man charged in Thomson bank robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 5 | The McDuffie Progress

    A Waynesboro man has been arrested and charged with the Oct. 31 robbery of the Regions Bank in Thomson. Cortavious Darshun Johnson, 24, has been charged with armed robbery and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.

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  12. Hollander breaks groundRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 5 | The McDuffie Progress

    Hollander Sleep Products, McDuffie County's newest manufacturer and Forward McDuffie held a groundbreaking ceremony for the new 208,000 square-foot facility in Thomson on Oct. 30. 'This is a great day for Hollander and a great day for McDuffie County,' Ralph Staffins said, director of Forward McDuffie as he welcomed more than 50 guests from businesses, government and development groups to the site located off Interstate 20 in Stone Business Park.

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  13. Regions Bank robbery updateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 31 | The McDuffie Progress

    The GBI and McDuffie County Sheriff's Office have released this updated photo and description of the man who robbed the Regions Bank on Washington Road in Thomson early this afternoon. According to Special Agent in Charge Pat Morgan, the black male is described as wearing a white T-shirt, dark colored shorts with a white stripe down each side, and a dark colored ball cap.

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  14. Officials searching for bank robbery suspect in ThomsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 31 | News 12 WRDW

    Officials are searching for a suspect in a robbery at the Regions Bank on Washington Road in Thomson, Special Agent Pat Morgan with the GBI said. Morgan said it happened around 1:55 p.m. Friday.

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  15. New Hollander Sleep Products Facility Moves ForwardRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 30 | PressReleasePoint

    October 30, 2014 Hollander Sleep Products, McDuffie County's newest manufacturer, and Forward McDuffie held a groundbreaking ceremony for the new 200,000 square foot facility in Thomson, Georgia today. The ceremony began with a welcoming from Mayor Kenneth Usry and comments followed by Rev.

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  16. *Police investigating gun shot deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 30 | The McDuffie Progress

    Local and state law enforcement in Thomson are investigating the death of Quiltavious McGahee of the 400 block of 4th Street. 'We do not believe the death is a homicide,' said Thomson Police Chief John Seay.

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  17. Local Badcock distribution center closing for central location in LaGrangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 29 | The McDuffie Progress

    A Thomson distribution center will cease operations in 2015 as the parent company moves its services to a more regional and centralized location. Georgia Governor Nathan Deal announced Oct. 21 that the W.S. Badcock Corp. would build a new 535,000 square-foot regional distribution center in Troup County that will replace the Badcock Home Furniture & More distribution facilities in Thomson and Cullman, Ala.

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  18. *Bulldogs fall 34-6 to Wayne County Yellow JacketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 29 | The McDuffie Progress

    Seven turnovers led the Thomson Bulldogs to fall 34-6 to the Wayne County Yellow Jackets in Jesup Friday night. The Dogs surrendered the pigskin four times on fumbles and three times on interceptions.

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  19. *Pilot at fault in 2013 fatal plane crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | The McDuffie Progress

    The National Transportation Safety Board reports that pilot error and fatigue caused the Feb. 20, 2013 plane crash in Thomson. Five passengers died in the crash.

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  20. THS crowns a queenRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | The McDuffie Progress

    JaKayla Mack was crowned 2014 Thomson High School Homecoming Queen at Friday night's game between Thomson and Liberty County.

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