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McDuffie County schools dismissing early this Friday

THOMSON, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - With the Thomson High School football team reaching the playoffs, McDuffie County students will get out of school early Friday. The team won its third-round state playoff game against South Atlanta on the day after Thanksgiving. As a result, the team will be travel this Friday to compete in the final four against Appling County.
MCDUFFIE COUNTY, GA
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Come “Live The Dream” at This $3.295M Lakefront Home in the Heart of Reynolds Lake Oconee, Greensboro, GA

The Home in Greensboro has it all including incredible main lake views from many of the bedrooms and living areas, now available for sale. This home located at 1591 Bennett Springs Dr, Greensboro, Georgia; offering 7 bedrooms and 9 bathrooms with 7,787 square feet of living spaces. Call Robert Boatright – Coldwell Banker Lake Oconee – (Phone: 706-817-1273) for more detailed; and set a tour schedule of the Home in Greensboro.
GREENSBORO, GA
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GHSA 4 TH ROUND STATE PLAYOFFS vs THOMSON

The Appling County High School Pirate football team will host Thomson High School in the 4 th Round of the GHSA State Playoffs on Friday, December 2 nd at 7:30 pm. Gates will open at 5:45 pm. TICKETS:. 1) COST:. A. $15 (as set by the GHSA for the 4...
THOMSON, GA
WRDW-TV

Local employer Amazon expects a super-busy Cyber Monday

APPLING, Ga. - It’s the busiest online shopping day of the year and after a record-breaking Black Friday, big local employer Amazon is expecting a record-breaking Cyber Monday. That should be keeping local workers busy at Amazon’s relatively new fulfillment and sorting centers in Appling. “Black Friday was...
APPLING, GA
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Closure of day-use area on Clarks Hill Lake extended

APPLING, Ga. (WFXG) - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced it is extending the closure of the West Dam day-use area on Clarks Hill Lake through January 1, 2023. The closure is so the area can be repaved. Paving will also prevent access to Bartram Trail and the...
APPLING, GA
WRDW-TV

Closure extended for recreational area at Clarks Hill Lake

APPLING, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is extending the closure dates at West Dam day use area at Clarks Hill Lake for repaving through Jan. 1. Lake Springs and Clarks Hill recreation areas are nearby alternatives for day use activities during the closure. Also, paving activities...
APPLING, GA
Oconee Enterprise

Downtown Greensboro presents annual Lighting of the Tree event!

(Greensboro, Ga. --- November 21, 2022) Start off your holiday season by making memories in Downtown Greensboro at the annual Lighting of the Tree event on December 2, from 6-8 p.m. Gather on the Courthouse Lawn for performances from local organizations and to help Mayor Williams light the big town tree.
GREENSBORO, GA
WRDW-TV

Mass layoffs begin as Amazon aims to trim its workforce

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Major local employer Amazon has begun mass layoffs in its corporate ranks, becoming the latest tech company to trim its workforce amid rising fears about the wider economic environment. Amazon is a big employer in the Augusta region, thanks to its fulfillment and sorting centers in Appling.
AUGUSTA, GA

Thomson, November 19 High School 🏈 Game Notice

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THOMSON, GA
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Elbert County Man Arrested for Obscene Internet Contact with a Child

Elberton, GA (November 17, 2022) – Paul Brooks, age 54, of Elbert County, GA, was arrested and charged with obscene internet contact with a child by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation Child Exploitation and Computer Crimes (CEACC) Unit. The GBI CEACC Unit initiated an investigation after receiving a request for assistance from the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office. Information was received from the Carbondale Police Department in Kansas, that Brooks was allegedly messaging a minor in an obscene and sexual manner. The investigation by the Carbondale Police Department and the GBI led to Brooks’ subsequent arrest on November 15, 2022. This investigation is still ongoing and further charges may be pending. Brooks was taken to the Elbert County Jail upon his arrest.
ELBERT COUNTY, GA
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Holiday closures, camps for area school districts

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WFXG) - In observance of the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday, schools will not hold classes for the following dates:. Burke County will have a "Learn from Home" day on November 18; no classes November 21-25. Students in Columbia, Lincoln, McDuffie, and Richmond Counties will be out of school November 21-25.
BURKE COUNTY, GA

Back Paddle Brewing draws acclaim in Lincoln County

LINCOLNTON, Ga. (WJBF) – Lincoln County is home to Back Paddle Brewing, the newest brewery in the CSRA. “Lincoln County is a lake community. A lot of people will say it’s a bedroom community. Folks live here but they don’t necessarily work here. We have a large tourism drive, but we still have a large […]
LINCOLN COUNTY, GA
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Golden Apple: Crystal Beard

LINCOLNTON, GA (WJBF) Crystal Beard is in charge of a bright, motivated, enthusiastic group of 3rd graders. The students feed off their teacher’s energy and her love for them. “I was inspired by my mom,” Beard says. “She worked so hard to make sure that I knew what I...
LINCOLNTON, GA
lakeoconeebreeze.net

Second Harvest food distribution Nov. 19

This is a reminder that Second Harvest will hold its monthly food distribution on Saturday, Nov. 19 from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. (or until food supplies are depleted). In addition, the Oconee Regional Humane Society will be on hand to distribute pet food and supplies. The distribution will be...
GREENSBORO, GA