Thomaston Times- RSS NEWS Feed http://thomastontimes.com/section/NEWS http://thomastontimes.com/section/NEWS Tue, 31 Mar 2015 02:36:42 EST 1800 Business tax deadline is March 31 http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/152577377/Business-tax-deadline-is-March-31 Staff reports Sun, 29 Mar 2015 10:20:51 EST Thomaston paying part of new 911 equipment http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/152577483/Thomaston-paying-part-of-new-911-equipment The Thomaston City Council approved paying a portion of the costs for new 911 equipment for the 911 center. The action came at their first March meeting. Council member Gary Atwater was absent. Sat, 28 Mar 2015 06:20:52 EST Mae Manley wins Hancock award http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/152577023/Mae-Manley-wins-Hancock-award Staff reports Fri, 27 Mar 2015 06:05:51 EST Upson Introduces Tele-Stroke We’re with you when every minute counts http://thomastontimes.com/news/news/152472783/Upson-Introduces-Tele-Stroke-Were-with-you-when-every-minute-counts If you or someone you know has a stroke, faster care can mean a better outcome. That's why Upson is now in partnership with some of Atlanta's top neurologists, providing local access to board certified stroke specialists 24 hours a... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 14:55:54 EST GDOT hearing Thursday about Hwy. 74 http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/152504701/GDOT-hearing-Thursday-about-Hwy.-74 The Georgia DOT announces a Public Information Open House to discuss the proposed improvements to 4 intersections along the State Route (SR) 74 one-way pair system in Upson County. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 09:20:53 EST Bus/car wreck injures two; no children hurt in accident http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/152567391/Bus/car-wreck-injures-two;-no-children-hurt-in-accident A wreck occurred Wednesday afternoon at the intersection of South Center Street and West Lee Street between a Thomaston-Upson County School bus and a black Honda Accord driven by Jennifer Brazil. The bus, 99-1, was transporting Pre-K through 5th grade... Wed, 25 Mar 2015 17:50:51 EST Michael R. Barron honored by First Data in Marietta http://thomastontimes.com/news/news/152482110/Michael-R.-Barron-honored-by-First-Data-in-Marietta In honor of Black History Month, First Data of Marietta, Georgia, a leading provider of payment solutions for financial institutions and merchants around the world, did a series of daily features on some of their up-and-coming staff. One feature... Wed, 25 Mar 2015 14:55:51 EST 2016 Distinguished Young Women http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/152504460/2016-Distinguished-Young-Women Shirley Russell|The Thomaston Times Wed, 25 Mar 2015 06:00:52 EST Maryville bikers stop in Thomaston on way to coast http://thomastontimes.com/news/news/152481992/Maryville-bikers-stop-in-Thomaston-on-way-to-coast While most college students head for the beaches by car for the week of spring break, for the past 25 years, a group of Maryville College students from Maryville, Tennessee, head to the beach or elsewhere by bicycle. This year's group of 13... Tue, 24 Mar 2015 14:50:51 EST Fiddler on the Roof Friday http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/152504405/Fiddler-on-the-Roof-Friday “Fiddler on the Roof” opens this Friday, March 27 at 7 p.m. at the Upson-Lee Fine Arts Center with two additional performances on Saturday, March 28 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, March 29 with a 2 p.m. matinee. This production is presented jointly... Tue, 24 Mar 2015 06:55:52 EST Hubert Hancock Award to be presented March 23 to outstanding Youth Leadership Upson student http://thomastontimes.com/news/news/152428386/Hubert-Hancock-Award-to-be-presented-March-23-to-outstanding-Youth-Leadership-Upson-student The Thomaston-Upson Chamber of Commerce and Upson EMC are pleased to announce that the graduation reception for the 2014-2015 Youth Leadership Upson Class will be held on Monday, March 23, 2015 at 5:45 p.m. The reception will be held at the Upson EMC... Mon, 23 Mar 2015 06:25:51 EST Thomaston ReImagine II a success despite weather http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/152448873/Thomaston-ReImagine-II-a-success-despite-weather In spite of the rain on March 14, Reimagine II was successful in the community of Thomaston. Volunteers from the community brought their tents and live entertainment continued with many performances from the community. The community came together on... Sun, 22 Mar 2015 06:25:52 EST Two found in house identified http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/152491892/Two-found-in-house-identified The two people found dead Wednesday inside a duplex apartment at 419 East Thompson Street have been identified by the Thomaston Police Department as 37-year-old Alarkii Jordan and 34-year-old Ashley Woodard. An autopsy done by the GBI Crime Lab in... Mon, 23 Mar 2015 09:15:52 EST Harvesting Ordinance up for approval http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/152449585/Harvesting-Ordinance-up-for-approval Several changes have recently been made to the county's Harvesting Ordinance, which is what requires timber harvesting companies to pay a bond for the property they will be working on to help with the repairs should any damage be done to one of... Sat, 21 Mar 2015 07:00:52 EST FRA Announces the 5th Grade Honor Roll and Headmaster’s Honor Roll http://thomastontimes.com/news/news/152345452/FRA-Announces-the-5th-Grade-Honor-Roll-and-Headmasters-Honor-Roll Flint River Academy is proud to announce the 5th Grade Honor Roll and Headmaster's Honor Roll for the 1st Semester. Honor Roll consists of students who have an average of 90 or above in all subjects. Students achieving an average of 93 or above... Fri, 20 Mar 2015 13:25:51 EST Happy Wednesday for BOE http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/152449402/Happy-Wednesday-for-BOE The Thomaston-Upson Board of Education and School System received two bits of good news Wednesday. The first was that the renewal of the one percent ESPLOST (Education Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax) was overwhelmingly approved by county... Fri, 20 Mar 2015 06:55:51 EST City studying possibilities of police review committee http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/152377489/City-studying-possibilities-of-police-review-committee Thomaston Mayor Hays Arnold and City Manager Patrick Comiskey have launched a study of the possibility of having a Citizens Police Review Board. They are expected to provide the Thomaston City Council with a summary of their findings within the next... Fri, 20 Mar 2015 06:15:52 EST FRA Announces the High School Honor Roll and Headmaster’s Honor Roll http://thomastontimes.com/news/news/152345276/FRA-Announces-the-High-School-Honor-Roll-and-Headmasters-Honor-Roll Flint River Academy is proud to announce the Honor Roll and Headmaster's Honor Roll for the 1st Semester. As FRA students reach High School, the rigorous curriculum makes it increasingly difficult to earn an A average. Honor Roll consists of... Thu, 19 Mar 2015 13:15:53 EST 2 bodies found in house http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/152449262/2-bodies-found-in-house The Georgia State Crime Lab is conducting autopsies on two bodies found in a duplex at 419 East Thompson Street Wednesday afternoon. There was heavy smoke damage in the duplex. Thu, 19 Mar 2015 10:15:51 EST Planning Commission approves ‘One Day’ http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/152377356/Planning-Commission-approves-One-Day RUSH Ministries was granted a special exception by the Upson County Planning Commission last week in regards to recreational facilities being built on the Northridge Church property located at the old Hickory Ridge Golf Course. The approval was for... Thu, 19 Mar 2015 06:10:51 EST