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...Augusta area are in poor condition, but the Georgia DOT says legislation signed this month will allow it to ... Rain has delayed Georgia Department of Transportation slab-lifting work on Interstate 20 in McDuffie County. Don't Miss

Thomson teacher charged with felony assault for alleged sexual relationship with student

...Tuesday. She was booked into the McDuffie County Detention Center on a felony...Investigation was called to assist the McDuffie County Sheriff's Office on Monday...announcement of the GBI arrest, the McDuffie County Board of Education issued a statement...

Austin Rhodes' restraining order against House District 122 candidate, 2 others upheld

...recess, Craig returned to inform the parties another hearing had been scheduled that afternoon before a judge in McDuffie County Superior Court in Thomson.Superior Court Judge Harold Hinesley convened his hearing at 1 p.m., allowing both...

McDuffie interstate work resumes

Rain has delayed Georgia Department of Transportation's slab-lifting work on Interstate 20 in McDuffie County.Work will resume if weather allows, with single-lane slowdowns through Wednesday in the eastbound lanes at mile marker 175...

Neglected pets need more human help

I have been a resident in McDuffie County for several years now, and would...a home ? not easily done in McDuffie County. I know about the shelter but...will benefit if we can do more.McDuffie County needs to help those who try...

Brother sought in slaying of Thomson teen

...whereabouts is asked to call the Thomson Police Department at (706) 595-2166, the GBI at (706) 595-2575 or McDuffie County 911.About 10:30 p.m., officers from the police department were called to the Gus Street residence after a...

McDuffie County schools cleared by authorities after threats

...to investigate threats made to McDuffie County schools that prompted evacuations...called in at Thomson High School. McDuffie County Sheriff Logan Marshall and Thomson...similar threats were made at the McDuffie County Courthouse and Shaw Manufacturing...

Ex-McDuffie County official pleads guilty to child porn

...District U.S. Attorney's office say that a plea agreement was filed in federal court Thursday in the case of former McDuffie County EMS Director Tim Edwards. According to his attorney, Victor Hawk, Edwards pleaded guilty to possession of child...

Thomson High security up after weapon found

...Friday morning at Thomson High School. According to McDuffie County School Superintendent Mychelle Rhodes, through the...are handling the case.Williams was booked into the McDuffie County Jail and faces criminal charges as well as a school...

Augusta metro area jobless rate declines

...statistical area had lower unemployment rates. Columbia County had the lowest at 5.2 percent, with Burke and McDuffie counties the highest at 8.5 percent.Among other metro areas in Georgia, Gainesville had the lowest area jobless rate...