Thomaston Times- RSS Feed http://thomastontimes.com/ http://thomastontimes.com/ Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:40:38 EST 1800 Senior Fishing Pond closing October 30 http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/150228000/Senior-Fishing-Pond-closing-October-30 The senior citizens catfish pond will officially close for the 2014 season on Thursday, October 30,2014. Senior Citizens have enjoyed fishing on Mondays and Thursday from May until October. Each time fishermen or women visited they received a ticket. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:18:03 EST Castleberry updates Kiwanis on URMC http://thomastontimes.com/news/news/150227161/Castleberry-updates-Kiwanis-on-URMC Larry Stanford|The Thomaston Times Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:39:08 EST Gas leak investigated, burglary found http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/150225612/Gas-leak-investigated-burglary-found A Lincoln Park volunteer firefighter, investigating a gas leak at a convenience store, found evidence that a burglary had been committed at the store. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:07:04 EST Thomaston accepts road into city http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/150225554/Thomaston-accepts-road-into-city The City of Thomaston has a new piece of property. The Thomaston City Council approved accepting Hugo Starling Drive into the city at their council meeting on Oct. 7. Council member Gary Atwater was absent. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:04:04 EST Chitlin’ Hoedown is Saturday! http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/150225243/Chitlin-Hoedown-is-Saturday The 32nd annual Chitlin' Hoedown will be held Saturday, October 25 in Yatesville. This year the event will be just one day. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:38:04 EST Veterans Memorial service set Nov. 11 for Yatesville http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/150191434/Veterans-Memorial-service-set-Nov.-11-for-Yatesville Preparations are underway by the Yatesville City Council for the community's first Veterans Day program at its new Veterans Memorial. The program will be at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 11, 2014, Veterans Day. Plans for the program include a... Sun, 19 Oct 2014 10:14:04 EST The right to trial by jury http://thomastontimes.com/news/editorial-opinion/150183890/The-right-to-trial-by-jury A couple of weeks ago I met with a delegation of citizens from the Republic of Georgia. You know, the country that used to be a part of the Soviet Union. Sun, 19 Oct 2014 04:35:03 EST Perdue and Kendall named to All-Area Team http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/150189681/Perdue-and-Kendall-named-to-All-Area-Team Submitted Sat, 18 Oct 2014 23:57:03 EST Upson reimbursed $39,000 for weather sirens http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/150191276/Upson-reimbursed-$39ooo-for-weather-sirens Upson County is being reimbursed $39,531.61 from the state for the weather siren project that placed an additional six sirens around the county, bringing the total amount up to 21. Upson EMA Director Martha Anne McCarty made the announcement... Sat, 18 Oct 2014 06:04:04 EST Just a little pinch between your cheek and gum http://thomastontimes.com/news/editorial-opinion/150183823/Just-a-little-pinch-between-your-cheek-and-gum It's a wonder I never got hooked on tobacco. Most of the people I adored during my formative years smoked, dipped or chewed, but for reasons I'll explain later, I never did. Sat, 18 Oct 2014 04:31:05 EST (No heading) http://thomastontimes.com/news/news/150183351/ Prophetess Denise Walker is an internationally sought after conference speaker, an ordained prophet, pastor, teacher, wife, and mother who specializes in each to operate in the spirit realm and function in kingdom principles. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 16:08:09 EST 9th Annual Boss Hog BBQ Competition and TUAC Art in the Park http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/150128911/9th-Annual-Boss-Hog-BBQ-Competition-and-TUAC-Art-in-the-Park Larry Stanford|The Thomaston TimesThe Boss Hog BBQ and Art in the Park was also the kick off for 4-H Walk Georgia, and they were signing up people for the exercise program. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 16:01:05 EST (No heading) http://thomastontimes.com/news/editorial-opinion/150127749/ To the Editor:Recently, I called the Thomaston Archives to inquire about a picture of The Tabernacle Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:54:02 EST Thomaston accepts Hugo Starling Drive into city http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/150191548/Thomaston-accepts-Hugo-Starling-Drive-into-city The City of Thomaston has a new piece of property. The Thomaston City Council approved accepting Hugo Starling Drive into the city at their council meeting on Oct. 7. Council member Gary Atwater was absent. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 10:21:02 EST Re-establishing a rivalry http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/150187951/Re-establishing-a-rivalry Webster defines a rival as “a person who tries to get or do the same thing as a competitor.” Rivalries are often associated with sports competitors and can develop into some of the most anticipated, thrilling and nerve-racking games in... Fri, 17 Oct 2014 08:35:03 EST ‘Celebrate My Drive’ http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/150191203/Celebrate-My-Drive If there was a way to help keep teen drivers safe, raise money for your local high school and host a once in a lifetime concert, would you be willing to jump on board? If your answer is “Yes,” then you are in luck. Thanks to a program... Fri, 17 Oct 2014 07:00:08 EST Back to the future http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/150188290/Back-to-the-future Nearly seven years ago to the day , the Upson Lee Knights welcomed the No. 4 team in the country to Matthews Field. That night, they faced the Eagles from Northside Warner Robins, and took the Eagles down to the wire, but ultimately suffered a 31-26... Fri, 17 Oct 2014 06:48:03 EST Getting to know Clarence and Pearly-Mae http://thomastontimes.com/news/editorial-opinion/150183710/Getting-to-know-Clarence-and-Pearly-Mae In honor of Halloween coming in just a few short weeks, I thought I would tell you a ghost story. However, this is not just any made up story to tell around a campfire… this one is real. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 04:26:03 EST Freshman Knights fall to Bulldogs 33-24 http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/150141142/Freshman-Knights-fall-to-Bulldogs-33-24 After traveling to Forsyth three weeks ago to knock off the Mary Persons Bulldogs by a 34-16 score, the Upson Lee Knights freshman football team welcomed the Bulldogs to Matthews Field for a rematch. However, on Thursday the Knights suffered the same... Thu, 16 Oct 2014 21:48:03 EST Seventy-seven cases to try in court http://thomastontimes.com/news/editorial-opinion/150127659/Seventy-seven-cases-to-try-in-court We're a little short-handed right now. We've lost a few employees and I haven't filled the positions yet. I'm tinkering with the way we provide benefits for the employees; I think I can provide the same quality insurance at... Thu, 16 Oct 2014 14:50:03 EST