McDuffie County schools cleared by authorities after threats

...of Investigation and the Richmond County Sheriff's Office were called Tuesday to investigate threats made to McDuffie County schools that prompted evacuations.School officials let parents pick up their children from all the schools early. A...

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...

Thomson High security up

...students enter the school. The McDuffie County school system issued a press release...faculty and staff members of McDuffie County schools remains our top priority...in cooperation with the McDuffie County school public safety, launched...

Cold weather prompting changes at local school districts

...Friday because of the expected low temperatures. School staffs will still have to report at 8:30 both days.McDuffie County schools will not hold outdoor sporting events, but will open on its normal time schedule. Columbia County schools will...

Gun found at Thomson High

...was provided to a teacher that a student was in possession of a weapon.The school, in cooperation with the McDuffie County Schools Department of Public Safety, launched an immediate investigation. Strong says the school administrators and...

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...

Lakeside High principal moving to Thomson High

...as Thomson High School's assistant principal and director of career, technical and agricultural education.McDuffie County schools Superintendent Jim LeBrun said the county Board of Edu cation voted Thursday to approve hiring Rhodes for the...

Thomson officially loses half a game to Hart County

One night after McDuffie County school board voted to rename field in honor of former coach Luther Welsh, Thomson's Bulldogs loss 17-7 in a game truncated by lightning.

McDuffie County school enacts emergency closure because of illnesses

Maxwell Elementary School in McDuffie County will be closed from Wednesday through Friday for excessive influenza, strep and a stomach virus absences.

June Ansley

...and overseas. Upon his retirement in 1969, the family settled in Thomson, Georgia, where she taught for the McDuffie County School System, retired with 31 years of total service in education. Later she became a volunteer at the McDuffie County...