Thomaston Times- RSS Feed http://thomastontimes.com/ http://thomastontimes.com/ Thu, 26 Mar 2015 22:09:50 EST 1800 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 A wild goose chase http://thomastontimes.com/news/editorial-opinion/152482301/A-wild-goose-chase When I came home, my oldest daughter came to meet me. “Daddy, you have to do something about the geese. They think they're dogs, and they chased us when we came home from school today.” Thu, 26 Mar 2015 05:05:51 EST Big win for the Wildcats http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/152503601/Big-win-for-the-Wildcats Last week the Flint River Academy Wildcats faced off against the Central Fellowship Christian Academy Lancers. It was a beautiful day for baseball, it was St. Patrick's Day, and it seemed like spring had officially begun. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 04:35:52 EST Diamond Knights open 2015 http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/152065364/Diamond-Knights-open-2015 Last season Coach Wayne Puckett's Knights finished with a 15-11 record, and lost a chance as the State Playoffs due to a tiebreaker. In that season, the Knights started two freshmen, and several juniors, most of whom are back this... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 03:25:51 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 March is Peanut Butter Lover’s Month http://thomastontimes.com/news/editorial-opinion/152482441/March-is-Peanut-Butter-Lovers-Month March is Peanut Butter Lover's month. Now there's a holiday I can sink my teeth in to. Jilda and I love peanut butter. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 05:05:52 EST 1940 E. Thomaston ball club http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/152503572/1940-E.-Thomaston-ball-club Do you know the men in this photo? They are the East Thomaston Ball Club, 1940. If so, we want to know. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 04:10:50 EST Upson Lee and Providence join for March Madness http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/152574306/Upson-Lee-and-Providence-join-for-March-Madness Wes McCard/The Thomaston Times Thu, 26 Mar 2015 16:35:52 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 Nothing is what it appears to be http://thomastontimes.com/news/editorial-opinion/152482243/Nothing-is-what-it-appears-to-be Someone once told me “Life's one big perception.” You might say that's a foundational notion from the standpoint we have to constantly make up our minds about what we believe. Our thoughts are constantly inundated with audio,... Tue, 24 Mar 2015 05:00:52 EST Knights hold off Huskies http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/152503579/Knights-hold-off-Huskies The Upson Lee Knights could easily be 1-0 in region play as they headed into their Region 2 contest against Howard on Friday evening. However, a tough 3-2 loss to Mary Persons on March 10 kept the Knights winless in region play. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 04:15:52 EST FRA struggling with 1-6 record http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/152447071/FRA-struggling-with-1-6-record The Flint River Academy Wildcat Baseball Team suffered two defeats and picked up one win last week with all games played at home in Woodbury. The first, on Thursday, March 12 was with The Campus, a team from Peachtree City that FRA has not played... Mon, 23 Mar 2015 14:55:54 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 More spring time with the Braves http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/152574195/More-spring-time-with-the-Braves Last week I took a look at my first few days at Braves' spring training and this week I'll finish up the trip. I got to see five Braves' games on my annual visit and saw interesting things that don't always relate to the game... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 16:35:51 EST Cutting edge courtroom attire http://thomastontimes.com/news/editorial-opinion/152436259/Cutting-edge-courtroom-attire I hinted at this in my last column, but thought I would elaborate a little more this week.That 1994 murder we tried last week in Griffin was a doozie. Mon, 23 Mar 2015 15:00:51 EST A few days with the Braves http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/152447048/A-few-days-with-the-Braves Again this year I had the opportunity to journey to Lake Buena Vista, Florida and spend a few days with the Atlanta Braves at their Champions Stadium spring training site. I have been making this spring training excursion for 20+ years and always... Mon, 23 Mar 2015 14:55:53 EST