Thomaston Times- RSS Feed Sat, 28 Feb 2015 00:27:23 EST 1800 Miss Upson-Lee Pageant winners named The winners and award winners of the Miss Upson-Lee Pageants are as follows. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 10:35:51 EST Bomb Threats continue to plague schools For the second and third times in two weeks, the Upson County Sheriff's Office is investigating more bomb threats found at Upson Lee schools. Sheriff Dan Kilgore said two more bomb threats were found Wednesday, one at Upson Lee North Elementary,... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 07:00:51 EST Penny ponders… Facebook friends Recipes, adopted dog, sad news, happy news, need of prayers, videos, scriptures, cartoons, pictures of delicious food, Italian humor, Thomaston history, Community Event, Happy Birthdays were all recent posts a minute ago when I checked on my Facebook... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 06:35:52 EST UL waits for Elite 8 By the time readers see this article on Friday, the Knights and Trojans will have played their quarterfinal match-up, and one of the two teams will be headed for the Final Four at the University of West Georgia tomorrow. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 03:45:52 EST Remember Harmony? Thomaston's first radio station, WSFT [We Speak For Thomaston], was located in a modest two-room suite on the second floor of a downtown building. WSFT opened their studio to local ministers to preach the Gospel over the air, a mutual benefit to... Wed, 25 Feb 2015 06:50:51 EST Knights are Elite 8 bound Last season the Buford Wolves basketball team found themselves in a familiar position that many of the Wolves and Lady Wolves athletic teams have been in many times: the GHSA State Championship Game. Winning is something that has become the norm for... Wed, 25 Feb 2015 06:15:51 EST ReImagine event coming to Thomaston in March If you are in need of groceries for your kitchen/pantry or slightly used clothes, or maybe some free diapers, a free lunch, a haircut, a manicure, or need a job, then please consider being our guest at the Saturday, March 14, Reimagine Thomaston... Tue, 24 Feb 2015 10:55:52 EST EMA invites public to Hazard Mitigation Plan meeting Feb. 25 The Thomaston-Upson Emergency Management Agency would like to cordially invite the public to attend the Kick-Off Meeting for the update of Upson County's Hazard Mitigation Plan. The public Kick-Off Meeting will be held at 2pm on Wednesday,... Tue, 24 Feb 2015 10:50:51 EST Trojan Cup Champs The Upson Lee Knight soccer teams picked up where they left off in the Lamar County Trojan Cup over the weekend. In the opening round, the Knights took care of business against Harris County, and followed that up with a victory over Pike County. After... Tue, 24 Feb 2015 06:10:51 EST Vote for ESPLOST Early voting for the E-SPLOST (Education Special Local Option Sales Tax) began yesterday and will continue through Friday, March 13. Citizens may vote Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m.-4: 30 p.m. at the Registrar's Office located in the Drake... Tue, 24 Feb 2015 06:05:51 EST Citizens can now report issues to county online Residents of unincorporated Upson County now have a new way to report issues they notice throughout the community with the rollout of the Citizen Request Portal. Upson County IT Director Robert Haney told the Board of Commissioners this will allow... Tue, 24 Feb 2015 03:20:51 EST Mandy, Milo, Friskie and Emma If you've ever lost a pet, you know how I feel. When I finish writing this, I have to go home to bury Mandy. She was our Scottish Terrier. Sun, 22 Feb 2015 04:40:51 EST UHS presents program on M&B Railroad The Upson Historical Society February program will be held on Monday February 23, at 7:00 p.m. at the Thomaston-Upson Archives. The program will be on the M & B railroad with speakers Scott Robinson of Barnesville, and Jamie Reid of Pike County. The... Sat, 21 Feb 2015 11:15:51 EST ULSE finds bomb threat Less than two weeks after Fox Five Atlanta aired a story about a nine-year-old, slightly autistic boy who wrote a bomb threat on a bathroom wall at Upson-Lee North Elementary and was charged with terroristic threats, another bomb threat has occurred. Sat, 21 Feb 2015 06:05:51 EST Will work for shoes Late one evening last February, my wife Jilda and I heard scratching at the front door. We both looked up from our reading to listen. “There it is again,” Jilda said. Sat, 21 Feb 2015 04:40:53 EST Dean & Tark Over the past couple of weeks the world of college basketball has been humbled by the loss of two of its greatest coaches and ambassadors. Former North Carolina mentor Dean Smith and University of Nevada-Las Vegas coach Jerry Tarkanian passed away and... Sat, 21 Feb 2015 03:15:51 EST Local photographer to lead flower photography class this Saturday A presentation on flower photography will be given by Thomaston native King Davis on Saturday, February 21st, at Massee Lane Gardens as part of the 2015 Festival of Camellias. Fri, 20 Feb 2015 15:10:51 EST Promise Place presents improv comedy shows to benefit domestic violence victims On Friday, February 20 and Saturday, February 21, Promise Place is hosting its annual improv comedy benefit, “Promise You'll Laugh,” at The Legacy Theatre in Tyrone, Ga. A professional group from Whole World Improv Theatre in Atlanta... Fri, 20 Feb 2015 11:10:53 EST Miss UL Saturday Submitted Fri, 20 Feb 2015 06:50:51 EST City working on improving sewer service Businesses in the area of Lee, Gordon, Center and Church streets should soon start seeing improved sewer service after the Thomaston City Council approved spending up to $40,000 removing and replacing sewer line in the Lee Street parking lot area. The... Fri, 20 Feb 2015 06:35:52 EST