Thomaston Times- RSS Feed http://thomastontimes.com/ http://thomastontimes.com/ Fri, 31 Oct 2014 08:54:04 EST 1800 UL looks to trick not treat http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/150357701/UL-looks-to-trick-not-treat Tonight will be another night of firsts for Upson Lee. No player on the current UL roster has ever won more than six games in a season, and they have that opportunity tonight, against the Osborne Cardinals, a team the Knights will be playing for the... Fri, 31 Oct 2014 06:40:03 EST Penny ponders… The Georgia National Fair http://thomastontimes.com/news/editorial-opinion/150352309/Penny-ponders-The-Georgia-National-Fair There is nothing like the sights and sounds of the Georgia National Fair in Perry. It is a place for families, friends and fun. Coming in the west gate, the afternoon sunshine glittered diamonds off of the lake. Paddle boats are one of our favorite... Fri, 31 Oct 2014 06:21:03 EST (No heading) http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/150359028/ This Friday, October 31, 2014, we are pleased to announce the first annual T-Town Fall Festival, located at Greatest Generation Park, from 5-8 p.m.! The Fall Festival is a community-wide event, in which we hope to promote community involvement for... Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15:32:02 EST Families Feeding Families aids others http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/150308771/Families-Feeding-Families-aids-others The Families Feeding Families Homeless Ministry is all about helping those in need. Whether it is by passing out blankets, clothing and food to the homeless on the streets of Atlanta or Columbus, or fulfilling a need of someone in their own town, the... Thu, 30 Oct 2014 06:21:02 EST Westfield defeats Flint River 56-13 http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/150307873/Westfield-defeats-Flint-River-56-13 The Flint River Wildcats hosted the Westfield Hornets last Friday for Senior Night in The Den. Unfortunately for the home squad, the Hornets were overpowering and cruised to a 56-13 victory. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 03:59:05 EST Fireplaces bring back fond memories http://thomastontimes.com/news/editorial-opinion/150293925/Fireplaces-bring-back-fond-memories It's funny what you remember from childhood. Some memories are fuzzy, but others are as vivid as an Imax movie that comes rushing back at a sound or smell. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 02:41:05 EST Upson man among 18 arrested for child porn http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/150308927/Upson-man-among-18-arrested-for-child-porn An Upson County man was one of 18 people arrested last Thursday in “Operation MasqueRAID,” a GBI investigation targeting people trading in child pornography. Law enforcement officers executed 44 search warrents in 31 counties. They were... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 10:12:02 EST This Mom says “Back It Up, Santa!” http://thomastontimes.com/news/editorial-opinion/150293894/This-Mom-says-Back-It-Up-Santa I've just finished back to school and all the associated challenges and events for my four kids, aged 11 through 16. I've attended back to school nights, sports orientations and signed all the “I promise to be a reasonable sports... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 02:39:02 EST UL freshmen are Champs http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/150307849/UL-freshmen-are-Champs The Upson Lee freshmen Knights football team welcomed a familiar face to Matthews Field on Thursday for the Freshman League Championship Game. The Upson Lee Knights and Mary Persons Bulldogs had each defeated the other on the other's home turf... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 01:53:01 EST Keep your children safey while they’re online http://thomastontimes.com/news/news/150294809/Keep-your-children-safey-while-theyre-online Though many students are familiar with the internet through school, their friends and through pop culture, it does not always mean they are ready to browse without supervision. Tue, 28 Oct 2014 15:25:08 EST Thomaston student competed in Ms. ABAC Pageant http://thomastontimes.com/news/news/150294436/Thomaston-student-competed-in-Ms.-ABAC-Pageant TIFTON—Kendall Singleton, a student at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, competed for the title of Ms. ABAC at the 46th annual pageant on Oct. 23. Sponsored by the Ag Business Club, the theme of this year's contest was “Timeless... Tue, 28 Oct 2014 15:10:06 EST St. George announces plans for high school http://thomastontimes.com/news/news/150294262/St.-George-announces-plans-for-high-school Submitted Tue, 28 Oct 2014 15:02:05 EST Spade and Trowel Garden Club receives many awards at District meeting http://thomastontimes.com/news/news/150294153/Spade-and-Trowel-Garden-Club-receives-many-awards-at-District-meeting Submitted Tue, 28 Oct 2014 14:55:08 EST Change your clock, change your battery this Sunday http://thomastontimes.com/news/news/150308548/Change-your-clock-change-your-battery-this-Sunday Daylight Saving Time is coming to an end. Agent Kenneth Brown of Upson County Farm Bureau and the Georgia Arson Control Board would like to remind the citizens of Upson County to change their clocks when Daylight Saving Time ends in November; and they... Tue, 28 Oct 2014 09:04:05 EST Tobin investigation nears end http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/150308648/Tobin-investigation-nears-end It has been a little over four months since Thomaston Police Chief Dan Greathouse requested the Georgia Bureau of Investigations conduct a review of a incident on June 11, 2014, when Thomaston Police Officer Phillip Tobin tasered Kelsey Rockemore in... Tue, 28 Oct 2014 06:11:06 EST Our selpling has me sa-dly smh http://thomastontimes.com/news/editorial-opinion/150293817/Our-selpling-has-me-sa-dly-smh There's a popular text making the rounds again on facebook. It looks something like this:Olny srmat poelpe can raed tihs Tue, 28 Oct 2014 02:34:03 EST UL playoff hopes remain alive http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/150307863/UL-playoff-hopes-remain-alive Ed DeFore is one of the most beloved residents of Macon. A graduate of Lanier High School (now known as Central High School), DeFore was a standout baseball player and was drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals, and since has become the longest tenured... Tue, 28 Oct 2014 02:30:05 EST Are Braves as good as Giants? http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/150273981/Are-Braves-as-good-as-Giants I can hear it now. After reading the headline on this column your first thought was, “Well, ole Jim has really lost it now!” He's saying that the wretched Atlanta Braves are as good as the San Francisco Giants, who are in the World... Tue, 28 Oct 2014 00:28:01 EST Mobile home park rezoning approved http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/150275830/Mobile-home-park-rezoning-approved The final say on the rezoning of a mobile home park located on Stagecoach Road was approved with conditions by the Upson County Board of Commissioners at their meeting held on October 14. The roughly 51-acre site, owned by Cheri Joiner, currently has... Mon, 27 Oct 2014 06:24:06 EST Lady Knights finish season with a 12-15 record http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/150141530/Lady-Knights-finish-season-with-a-12-15-record 2014 Upson Lee Lady Knights season LeadersBatting Avg (Min 40 AB)1. Brianna Hendricks: .3952. Mary Masdon McCrary: .368 Mon, 27 Oct 2014 00:18:04 EST