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    Wednesday, November 27, 2019
    The McDuffie Progress - The Thomson-McDuffie community had to learn about what elected officials are doing on the city and county’s behalf at the state and Federal levels Tuesday. The Thomson-McDuffie Chamber hosted the annual pre-legislative luncheon Nov. 19 to give state representatives opportunity to speak on issues that pertain to the local area and McDuffie County. Those providing updates ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Press Release, Community, Political
    Thursday, October 31, 2019
    Youth Leadership McDuffie Has Been Busy in October!   On October 12, ten students participated in the Community Dinner Table event sponsored by Our Children's Village, Inc. In addition to volunteering to help make the event a success, students also were inspired by keynote speaker, Marcus Allen, a native of Thomson who currently serves as CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Philadelphia.  ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Education
    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
    Monday, October 28, 2019
    Leadership McDuffie attended their second session dealing with Health and Wellness in McDuffie County on October 9th.  The group met at the Thomson Family YMCA for their leadership skills training focusing on "Communicating Effectively".  This meeting was facilitated by a representative from the UGA JW Fanning Institute.  After the skills training, the group was able to sit in on the Family Y's ...read more
    Categories: Education, 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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