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web1_Larry-Head-Shot.jpg Larry L. Stanford, Editor/Content Manager

Larry joined The Thomaston Times on January 18, 2010. Larry has been a newspaper journalist for 21 years, with 18 years as an editor. He was editor of The Henry Herald in McDonough Ga., Jackson Progress-Argus in Jackson, Ga., Henry County Record in McDonough and The Henry County Times in McDonough. “I love community newspapers and enjoy working with the people of Upson County,” stated Larry. ”I am happy to be a part of the staff of The Thomaston Times as we continue to provide our readers with the best news coverage possible.”

Ashley Bilesweb1_Ashley-Biles-headshot.jpg, Associate Editor/Content Producer

Ashley Biles joined The Thomaston Times staff in May of 2009 and has been the Associate Editor since January of 2010. She is a graduate of Georgia State University with a B.A. in Journalism. Ashley covers local government meetings, events in the community and all things in between. She has always had a passion for writing and believes that everyone has a story to tell, you just have to be willing to look for it. To her, the highlight of her job is getting to meet many interesting people throughout the community and being afforded the opportunity to tell their story.


Wes McCardWes McCard, Sports Editor/Content Producer

Wes was born in Savannah, GA, but grew up in Thomaston and attended Upson-Lee High School until his senior year, moving to Macon in 1997. While in Macon he graduated from Windsor Academy in 1998. After graduation Wes attended Lee University, and later Georgia Southern University. He has been working at The Thomaston Times since 2008, and is a huge Georgia Tech fan. In his spare time he enjoys watching sports, reading about sports, and talking about sports, along with playing as much golf as he can fit into his schedule.


Willie Green, Office ManagerWillie Green

Willie Green joined The Thomaston Times staff in 1999 as the Receptionist. She served as Circulation Manager for several years, and is currently the Office Manager. Willie also handles classified advertising and circulation.

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