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Rants & Raves

...God, this person isn't a teacher. A RANT TO THE MCDUFFIE County commissioners for offering the position of county...manager to an outsider who is male and has no ties to McDuffie County, and not even considering offering the job to a female...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-16/rants-raves
McDuffie hires ex-Effingham administrator

SPRINGFIELD, Ga. -- Former Effingham County Administrator David Crawley has taken a job with McDuffie County.Crawley will serve as county manager.Crawley has been working as Springfield's public works director since he left his position...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-12/mcduffie-hires-ex-effingham-
Truck driver killed in McDuffie County

A Louisville, Ga., man was killed in McDuffie County on Monday night when his tractor-trailer collided...injuries.On Tuesday morning, firefighters from McDuffie County Fire Rescue along with Department of Transportation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-12/truck-driver-killed-mcduffie
Scott Michaux: Thomson should follow Lincoln County's lead and honor Luther Welsh

...in Thomson agree. Longtime Bulldogs assistant coach John Barnett has been lobbying for years to get officials in McDuffie County to name it Luther Welsh Field at the Brickyard. Barnett says Welsh's successor, Milan Turner, was all for it and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2014-08-02/thomson-should-follow
Augusta's suburban poor increase, more concentrated in high-poverty areas

...Survey from 2008 through 2012. Augusta's metro area included Aiken, Burke, Columbia, Edgefield, Lincoln and McDuffie counties.Neighborhoods with at least 20 percent of poor residents are considered high-poverty, and those with at least 40...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-01/augustas-suburban-poor-increa
New report says FAA unaware of power pole in 2013 Thomson plane crash that killed Vein Guys staff

...crashed Feb. 20 at Thomson-McDuffie County Airport after pilots aborted...operators, the city of Thomson, McDuffie County and Roth's estate, are named...against the city of Thom son, McDuffie County, Geor gia Power and Milliken...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-30/new-report-thomson-plane-cra
Jerry Carpenter

...Carpenter, 60, of Lovelace Dr. entered into rest August 7, 2014. Mr. Carpenter was a lifelong resident of McDuffie County, Georgia. He was retired from Kellogg Company as transportation manager after 32 years of service. Mr. Carpenter...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000172037958
Habaneros Mexican Restaurant - Wanted: Appetite and Loose Jeans

...chips and salsa and some delicious dishes.Habaneros opened in July 2009 and has been voted the best Mexican food in McDuffie County for the past four years."Well, if they want to enjoy good Mexican food, they should come here," said Miguel...

http://augusta.com/eat/habaneros-mexican-restaurant
Ruth Wallace

THOMSON, Ga. - A native and lifelong resident of McDuffie County, She was the daughter of the late Milton W. Farr, Sr., and Georgia Cason Farr and the widow of Byron Wallace, whom she married...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000171955697
Hattie Williams

ATLANTA, Ga. - Hattie Williams, 76, was born in McDuffie County, Thompson, Ga. Graveside services will be Saturday, August 9, at 1:30 p.m., at Walker Memorial Park, Laney Walker Blvd...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000172024047