Thomaston Times- RSS Feed http://thomastontimes.com/ http://thomastontimes.com/ Sat, 25 Oct 2014 08:00:22 EST 1800 Thank goodness for school nurses http://thomastontimes.com/news/editorial-opinion/150263164/Thank-goodness-for-school-nurses This week has been tough from an emotional standpoint. Sat, 25 Oct 2014 06:06:02 EST Reading across Upson http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/150275587/Reading-across-Upson As part of the Read Across Georgia campaign, Georgia's first lady, Sandra Deal, and State Representative Johnnie Caldwell Jr. visited Upson County Pre-K classes this week to meet with local students and emphasize the importance of... Sat, 25 Oct 2014 06:04:03 EST ULMS Knights headed to the Ship http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/150274027/ULMS-Knights-headed-to-the-Ship The Upson Lee Middle School football team continued their winning ways on Wednesday with a 28-14 victory over Manchester Middle School. It was the Knights' second victory in the CGMSAL (Central Georgia Middle School Athletic League) playoffs,... Sat, 25 Oct 2014 01:48:02 EST Early voting underway http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/150275535/Early-voting-underway Do you know who you're going to vote for in the General Election and don't want to wait until Tuesday, November 4 to cast your ballot? If the answer to both those questions was 'Yes,' then you can take advantage of advance (in... Fri, 24 Oct 2014 06:59:03 EST My ‘acquired tastes’ mean I eat alone http://thomastontimes.com/news/editorial-opinion/150262825/My-acquired-tastes-mean-I-eat-alone Anyone who comes to the Chitlin' Hoedown in Yatesville Saturday will probably see me walking around with my girlfriend, taking photos. Anyone who walks into the Senior Center in Yatesville Saturday will probably see me sitting by myself, eating... Fri, 24 Oct 2014 06:45:03 EST Ending the Huskies hope http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/150274036/Ending-the-Huskies-hope Once again the Upson Lee Knights will face off with a region opponent which they have never played. The Howard Huskies are a relatively new program, with Howard High School opening in 2008. After losing 20 games in a row from 2011-2013, the Huskies... Fri, 24 Oct 2014 05:53:02 EST NJROTC holds annual ball http://thomastontimes.com/news/news/150206594/NJROTC-holds-annual-ball MSGT Mark Colvin, SGT Blake Andrews, SGT Scott Chambers and POI Chuck Meyerriecks enjoy the ball.NJROTC cadets and their dates gather at tables before dinner begins.Dinner is served buffet style. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:35:15 EST Bank robbery suspects in custody http://thomastontimes.com/news/news/150267278/Bank-robbery-suspects-in-custody Two men are in custody following a Tuesday evening armed robbery at the King State Employees Credit Union. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:41:57 EST 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. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:27:04 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. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:22:10 EST Castleberry updates Kiwanis on URMC http://thomastontimes.com/news/news/150227161/Castleberry-updates-Kiwanis-on-URMC Larry Stanford|The Thomaston Times Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:22:07 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