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Thomson

City council increases gas rate

November 26, 2019

McDuffie Progress

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.

Police department adds body cameras

November 20, 2019

McDuffie Progress

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.

Budgets set for new Transportation Investment Act tax

October 31, 2019

Augusta Chronicle

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.

Georgia DOT to fix seven downtown crosswalks

October 23, 2019

McDuffie Progress

The Thomson City Council approved a proposal from the Department of Transportation to replace the crosswalks for $43,068.24.

City and county fire departments to merge

August 21, 2019

McDuffie Progress

The Thomson Fire Department and McDuffie County Fire and EMS will soon combine.

Qualifying for candidates in City of Thomson election begins Aug. 19

August 14, 2019

McDuffie Progress

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.

City seeking replacement for retiring administrator

June 20, 2019

McDuffie Progress

After 12 years of managing the City of Thomson, the administrator is retiring.