News Line for Thomson

Plane crash suits could bankrupt, Thomson mayor says
Lawsuits stemming from a fatal plane crash in Thomson spurred a House subcommittee Monday to approve legislation giving cities the same protection from lawsuits as counties.
Source: Augusta Chronicle

Thomson amends alcohol ordinance again
The City of Thomson's alcohol ordinance, that grants businesses a license to sell alcohol, has been amended and modified.
Source: McDuffie Mirror

Essay contest invites sixth graders to be mayor
If you were the mayor of Thomson or Dearing, what would you do? McDuffie County sixth graders have the opportunity to answer that question in a statewide contest for cities and towns in the Georgia Municipal Association.
Source: McDuffie Progress

Seay gives update on proposed programs, offers goals
One of four programs, that Thomson’s police chief hoped to implement in 2013, is described as a major success, while the remaining were tabled due to economic constraints.
Source: McDuffie Mirror

City spends $ 14,500 to buy water testing stations
A failed water quality test by the Environmental Protection Division fueled the need for water testing stations in Thomson.
Source: McDuffie Progress

City council extends moratorium on alcoholic beverage licenses
In an effort to perfect the city's alcoholic beverage ordinance and the ordinance for gaming machines in local business, the Thomson City Council extended a moratorium on granting those licenses for another 60 days.
Source: McDuffie Progress

Legislators talk budget, healthcare and progress at breakfast
The recession continues but there are points of light breaking through in city, county and state government.
Source: McDuffie Progress

Leaders connect on development, bend ears of state officials
Development of downtown was the order of the day as city and state officials convened in a small Thomson park early Tuesday morning.
Source: McDuffie Progress

‘What’ll ya have?’ — Varsity menu offerings coming to Thomson for a day
University of Georgia students, alumni and fans as well as fans and alumni of the diverse schools in Atlanta will be able to have a taste of nostalgia on Nov. 8.
Source: McDuffie Progress

Water-sewer commission approves $36k project to lower water main
A lowering of a section of a water main along Railroad Street was approved Tuesday by the Water-Sewer Commission.
Source: McDuffie Progress