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  1. Lelia (Boyles) SwailesRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Altoona Mirror

    ... he was preceded in death by a younger brother, William Jr. Arrangements are by Beggs Funeral Home, 799 Cobbham Road, Thomson, Ga.

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  2. Woman dies in crash with tractor-trailerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The McDuffie Progress

    ... Quail Farm and Happy Valley roads. According to Georgia State Patrol Trooper Steve Shelton, Cornelius Jones, 41, of Thomson was driving a 1999 Freightliner, north on Hwy. 17, when he struck the southbound 2004 Toyota Corolla after it veered into his ...

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  3. Guy and Cranford: Thomson speedstersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The McDuffie Progress

    Thomson native Kelly Guy has been racing cars for 25 years now. Hestumbled into his first race car by chance when he was 19 years old.

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  4. Pill thief strikes while woman is in the showerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The McDuffie Progress

    A Thomson woman was taking a shower in her home when she heard a noise. When she turned off the water, she heard more noises in the bedroom.

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  5. STAR Students honored at banquetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The McDuffie Progress

    ... Bobby Hildreth, of Georgia Power. The PAGE STAR Region 7 event was held on March 19 at the First Baptist Church in Thomson, Georgia, and was hosted by the Georgia Power Company. The PAGE Student Teacher Achievement Recognition (STAR) program, now in ...

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  6. Bales recalls decades of railroad duty in CamakRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | The McDuffie Progress

    ... shift telegraph operator in Augusta. Interstate 20 had yet to been paved and Bales commuted everyday to Augusta from Thomson. Bales eventually became employed at the Camak Depot, which was much closer to home. For the full story and to see more ...

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  7. Anthony Chiles named new Norris Elementary principalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | The McDuffie Progress

    ... in McDuffie County, he is proud to call it home. When he was looking for a place to live in 2007 he was drawn to the Thomson area and sought a country feel. Thomson has been Chiles' home for eight years. For the full, expanded coverage of this story ...

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  8. South Aiken orienteering team excels at nationalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | The Star

    ... a practice run in Hitchcock Woods. To get a formal orienteering experience, they travel to Mistletoe State Park near Thomson, Ga. Such trips “are just great,” Leonard said. “We have a good time and come back and talk about the ...

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  9. Man ejected from driver's door on I-20 exit rampRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 14 | The McDuffie Progress

    A one car accident occurred at approximately 4:40 p.m. on Saturday, March 14 involving Thomson native George Roberts, 61, on the Interstate West 175 exit. According to an officer on the scene, Baron Pernell, Roberts was exiting off Interstate 20 West when the Ford F-150's tires blew, causing him to loose control of the vehicle and swerve off the exit rap.

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  10. Diamond Dogs defeat GrovetownRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | The McDuffie Progress

    Junior Morgan Hyde throws a strike to a Grovetown batter.Hyde pitched for the entire seven innings. It was Hyde's first start and victory at the mound this season for the Thomson.

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  11. Joiner-Batrous announce engagementRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | The McDuffie Progress

    Mr. and Mrs. Steven Ray Joiner, of Sandersville, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jena Patricia Joiner, to Joseph Adams Batrous, son of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Joseph Batrous, III, of Thomson. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hartwell Milton Hood, Jr., of Sandersville, and Jean McAfee Joiner and the late Benjamin A. Joiner of Tennille.

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  12. Airsoft gun battles come to The Old FrontierRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | The McDuffie Progress

    Corey Sargent mans his post on the airsoft battle fields at Old Frontier in Thomson. Airsoft is a game's whose popularity is growing immensely.

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  13. Lokey-Perryman Award goes to twin Eagle ScoutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | The McDuffie Progress

    The Rotary Club of Thomson honored two area Eagle Scouts by presenting the Lokey-Perryman Award for 2015 to them at the club's meeting Feb. 26. The award was presented by George Lokey, a Thomson Rotarian. Ryder and Reed Drake are members of Troop 316 and are twins.

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  14. Rep. Hice sends students invite to enter art contestRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 8 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... ; 3015 Heritage Road., Suite 6, Milledgeville, GA 31601; or 211 Railroad St., City-County Administration (Room 2401) Thomson, GA 30824.

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  15. *Artee Alford: Thomson native & Roller Derby starRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | The McDuffie Progress

    ... aspect of skating that involved lifting up feet. Now, her life revolves around Roller Derby. After graduating from Thomson High School in 1999, Alford attended the University of Georgia to major in fashion merchandising. It was about nine years ago ...

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  16. *Another charged in Bray murderRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 5 | The McDuffie Progress

    The ongoing investigation into the Feb. 7 shooting and death of a Thomson man has resulted in a fifth arrest. The McDuffie County Sheriff's Office arrested Demarcus D. Hill, 20, on Feb. 27 for his role in the death of Exzavius Bray, 21. Hill, of the 500 block of Jackson St. in Thomson, was charged with murder.

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  17. *Da Fireman prevails during Winter Rumble 2Read the original story

    Monday Mar 2 | The McDuffie Progress

    "Fireman" chants echoed throughout the Sweetwater gym the minute Antrone "Da Fireman" Brewer made his entrance at the second Flatline Winter Rumble in his hometown of Thomson, on Saturday, Feb. 21. Last year, Thomson fans were left disappointed at the first Winter Rumble when Da Fireman was defeated. Fans were so upset they began throwing cans, quarters and popcorn into the ring This time around Da Fireman pulled through and won in front of more than 450 fans.

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  18. The British Town at War With RussiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | TheDailyBeast.com

    Did an administrative oversight really mean a bucolic English town ended up at war with Russia? Whatever, the locals still like to re-enact it. For the first half of the 20th century, residents of a small town straddling the border between England and Scotland believed they were engaged in a long-simmering war with Russia.

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  19. The British Town at War With RussiaBy Nina StrochlicRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | The Daily Beast

    Did an administrative oversight really mean a bucolic English town ended up at war with Russia? Whatever, the locals still like to re-enact it. For the first half of the 20th century, residents of a small town straddling the border between England and Scotland believed they were engaged in a long-simmering war with Russia.

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  20. *McDuffie's Large Business of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | The McDuffie Progress

    The facility that puts patient and family care at the center of everything it does is McDuffie County's 'Large Business of the Year' for 2014. With 136 people on the payroll, University Hospital McDuffie was awarded for its presence and jobs during the Jan. 20 annual banquet of the Thomson-McDuffie Chamber of Commerce.

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