Dianne Landers, who has spent 19 years solving problems and assisting people while being responsible for many administrative functions for the City of Thomson, is stepping down.
Homes and businesses that are customers of the Thomson’s gas department should prepare for their gas rate to increase 2.75 percent in January, increasing the service rate from $13 per month to $15.50 per month.
After two months of testing to remove the kinks and find an effective attachment for uniforms, the officers of the Thomson Police Department are now wearing body cameras to help protect them when interacting with citizens.
The executive committee overseeing the next one-percent regional transportation sales tax agreed Wednesday that counties will cut their project wish lists – which currently include more than $2 billion in projects – to within 20 percent of state revenue projections.
The Thomson City Council approved a proposal from the Department of Transportation to replace the crosswalks for $43,068.24.
The Thomson Fire Department and McDuffie County Fire and EMS will soon combine.
Individuals interested in entering the November 5 race to become Mayor of the City of Thomson and a member of the City Council have until August 23 to think about it.