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    Wednesday, March 25, 2020
     MEDIA ALERTGeorgia Chamber of Commerce | COVID-19 UPDATE Atlanta, GA | March 25, 2020 @ 1:00PMTO: All Georgia Businesses and Local Chambers of Commerce RE: Business Guidance Regarding State and Local Ordinances DATE: March 25, 2020 @ 1:00PM The following is based upon regulations as of March 25, 2020 at noon.   As local governments begin implementing a variety of COVID-19 response ordinances, ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Community
    Tuesday, March 17, 2020
    For Immediate Release: March 17, 2020 The district has been monitoring closely the situation regarding COVID-19 and has determined school closures should be extended past this week through Friday, April 10, 2020. This includes the already scheduled spring break April 6-10, 2020. The school system will evaluate conditions prior to the conclusion of spring break with the goal for students to return ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
    Friday, February 28, 2020
    February 28, 2020 -  As of March 1st, the Thomson-McDuffie Chamber of Commerce will be discontinuing the Shop Where I Live e-commerce website.  The Chamber reached out to the local business owners through a Shop Small Town Hall this past month, and listened to their thoughts on the need for the site.  The overall consensus was there was not enough time to devote to adding product to the site and ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Human Interest, Press Release
    Friday, February 07, 2020
    I must begin by saying, “I love Thomson”. Anything good about me came as a result of having two excellent parents and my being raised in Thomson. Additionally, anything I have achieved in life has come as a result of the excellent public school education I received here in McDuffie County. I am thrilled for the opportunity to give back to the community I love so deeply through the position of ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Press Release, Chamber, Economic, General News Article, Political
    Monday, October 28, 2019
    October 24, 2019 - The half day economic retreat and discussion was facilitated through UGA Archway Partnership and Carl Vinson Institute at the Thomson-McDuffie Government Center Complex. The idea of this meeting came out of a prior training/orientation session for the Industrial Development Authority, and the questions new members had.  For example: What should they be doing as an authority to ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Press Release
    Monday, October 28, 2019
    The Fall Crow and Hay Bale Contest was a huge success!  Businesses and organizations were able to advertise in front of the mass of traffic that goes through downtown.  We have enjoyed seeing people walking and viewing each entry.  This event truly gets the community into the Fall spirit. We at the Chamber want to thank everyone for participating in this event and making it the best yet.  Our ...read more
    Categories: Community, Chamber, Press Release
    Monday, October 28, 2019
    The McDuffie Progess - Last week Thomson High School cut the ribbon on its welding lab, which operates as part of the school’s CTAE (Career, Technical, and Agricultural Education) program. The 10-bay lab opened with the start of the school year and instruction is led by Courtney Moser, who is a previous Skills USA state winner in welding. “Many of you are probably wondering why did a female get ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release
    Friday, October 25, 2019
                                                                                                        October 25, 2019   2019 CCRPI Increases for All McDuffie County Schools   McDuffie County, GA - The McDuffie County School System is pleased to announce that the College and Career Ready Performance Index scores have increased for all six schools in the district. In total, McDuffie ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
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