Thomson High security up after weapon found

A gun was confiscated Friday morning at Thomson High School. According to McDuffie County School Superintendent Mychelle Rhodes, through the use of metal detection devices at both school entrances, officials found, secured...

McDuffie County school system closes after influenza outbreak

...school because of excessive absences caused by an outbreak of influenza, strep infection and stomach viruses, the McDuffie County School System has decided to close all seven of its schools, according to its superintendent.School officials made...

Thomson High security up

...as parents and students enter the school. The McDuffie County school system issued a press release late Thursday to...a weapon. The school, in cooperation with the McDuffie County school public safety, launched an immediate investigation...

Mrs. Lena Thomas (THOMSON, Ga.)

...Thomson, died Monday in North Carolina. Mrs. Thomas was a McDuffie County native, a retired teacher with the McDuffie County School System and a member of the Springfield Baptist Church. Survivors are one son, Agar Thomas (Michelle) of North...

Mrs. Myra Greene

...Advent Christian Church Cemetery. Mrs. Greene, a native of McDuffie County, had retired as a schoolteacher from McDuffie County School System. She was a member of Iron Hill Advent Christian Church. Survivors include a son, Pat Greene, Dearing...

Mr. Nelson Kendrick

...Mr. Kendrick, a native of McDuffie County, had retired as a contractor, and he was a former teacher in the McDuffie County school system. He was a member of Brinkley Chapel Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Betty Lewis Kendrick...

Kathy Yearwood Mixon (THOMSON, Ga.)

...Westview cemetery. Mrs. Mixon was a native of McDuffie County. She was a former para-professional with the McDuffie County School System. She was a member of the Thomson First Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband, Mr. Jay Mixon...

Ann Stanley   (DEARING, Ga.)

...Burnley, Chuck Cason, Shawn Elmore, Billy Elmore, Steve Jordan, and Joey Tuten. Honorary pallbearers will be McDuffie County School Bus Drivers. Mrs. Stanley was born in Richmond County, Georgia but lived most of her life in McDuffie County...

Mrs. Sara R. Widener (HARLEM, Ga.)

...Widener was a native of McDuffie County, but had lived in Harlem for many years. She was retired from the McDuffie County School System where she had worked in the lunchroom for many years. She was a member of the Faith Baptist Church. She...

Mary Jane Locklear (THOMSON, Ga.)

...extension coordinator for McDuffie County for the University of Georgia Extension Service. Judge Locklear attended McDuffie County School System graduating from Thomson High School. She earned her Juris Doctorate from Augusta Law School and a graduate...