VETERANS DAY celebration
WHEN: 2:15 p.m. Nov. 10.
WHERE: Thomson-McDuffie Middle School
DETAILS: Local Veterans are invited to attend, and are asked to sign in at the front office upon arrival at the school. Principal Neal Tam will introduce Gen. Dewayne Patrick, the guest speaker. The school will recognize TMMS faculty and staff veterans. The Thomson High School Jazz Band will perform. Gunnery Sgt. Larry Dunn and the Thomson High Color Guard and Drill Team will perform at the conclusion.
WHERE: Augusta Technical College
WHEN: 10 a.m., 2 p.m. or 5 p.m. Nov. 10
DETAILS: Augusta Tech offers a variety of programs to choose from with flexible scheduling. Financial aid and loans are available for those who qualify.
TRASH AMNESTY DAY
WHEN: 7:30 a.m. to noon Saturday
WHERE: McDuffie County solid waste transfer station, 514 Tankersley Road
DETAILS: Residents may discard unregulated trash. The recycling center will not accept asbestos, tires, mobile homes or automobiles. For private individuals only.
DETAILS: (706) 595-2374
VETERANS BENEFIT WORKSHOP
WHERE: Ministry of Faith Christian Center
WHEN: 9 a.m. to noon Saturday
DETAILS: All retired veterans and widows are urged to attend. For more information, contact William Haymon at (706) 465-0906.