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Bobbie Holloway

...C. Bentley officiating. Mrs. Holloway was a native of McDuffie County. She was retired as a seamstress from the Thomson Co. after 50 years of service. She was a member of Marshall Baptist Church. Survivors include her son, Harold (Joyce...

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Carroll Burton

...Memorial Gardens. Mr. Burton was a native of Wilkes Co., but has lived in Thomson for many years. He had retired from Thomson Co. with over 35 years of service. He was a Cattle Farmer, having been named Cattleman of the Year in 2012. He was a...

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Doris Chalker

...Chalker was a native of Glascock Co., but had lived in Thomson for many years. She was a homemaker, had worked at the Thomson Co. and Belks. She was a member of Thomson First Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her son, Michael David...

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Par for the dinner course

...of never getting rid of anything, just rearranging it." After 27 years on the farm, Mr. Becton got a job in the Thomson Co.'s Millen plant, later moving to Harlem as plant manager. He then went to Martinez for 10 years. He formerly owned...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/04/18/gar_370053.shtml
Gardening
Layoffs hit local C'Board employees

...them into a variety of goods -- including mats, pellets and a hard board. The company decided to move into the vacant Thomson Co. plant, a 275,000 square-foot facility that used to make men's trousers. At the time, it planned to invest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/05/12/bus_261197.shtml
Business
The Thomson Co. has prospective buyer

THOMSON, Ga. - The Thomson Co. - for decades one of McDuffie County's...Corp., parent company of the The Thomson Co. Mr. Busch would not identify the...200 jobs. Founded in 1936, The Thomson Co., maker of men's apparel, employed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/04/10/biz_206595.shtml
XXX Bizarre
Plant closing will cost 175 their jobs

...employer in a community like Thomson hurts, he said, especially on the heels of last year's announcement that the Thomson Co., a clothing maker since 1936, was closing and idling 300 workers. The UT announcement makes the community appreciate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/01/08/biz_202258.shtml
XXX Bizarre
Pelzer plant will open in Thomson

...a revitalization of the area around the long-closed Thomson Co. buildings in Thomson. "This is the seed we want in...and other points east of Main Street and around the old Thomson Co. complex into a "redevelopment zone." Officials also...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/16/bus_437281.shtml
Business
Augusta suffers as industry declines

...The Mayfair closing was preceded by a long list of others, including Healthtex Inc. in Warrenton, Ga.; Thomson's Thomson Co.; Burke Manufacturing in Waynesboro, Ga., and Augusta's Bell Fatigues. Avondale and Standard say their local...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/01/06/bus_331388.shtml
Business
From paycheck to paycheck

...employer of 31 years, McDuffie County apparel maker Thomson Co., shut its doors after 60 years in operation. Like...Thomson resident Trythane Moss, also a former employee of Thomson Co., discovered how difficult it can be to earn a living...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/03/05/bus_282644.shtml
Business