Thomaston Times- RSS Feed http://thomastontimes.com/ http://thomastontimes.com/ Sun, 21 Sep 2014 12:03:27 EST 1800 It’s time to dismantle the Braves http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/50682594/Its-time-to-dismantle-the-Braves Yes, I know that it's football season, but our beloved Atlanta Braves are also busy limping to the finish of another baseball season. As I write this column they are comfortably out of any playoff contention and playing like they aren't... Sun, 21 Sep 2014 09:25:03 EST Students of Cunningham Junior High gather for reunion http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/50682961/Students-of-Cunningham-Junior-High-gather-for-reunion Cunningham School held its fourth reunion for the students of 1956 and beyond. Previous reunions were held in 2003, 2005 and 2010. More than 200 former students attended with family members, with some coming from as far away as Arizona, Florida, and... Sun, 21 Sep 2014 06:49:02 EST Two heroes of September 11 http://thomastontimes.com/news/editorial-opinion/50676372/Two-heroes-of-September-11 Like you, I spent a little time reflecting on September 11. I still get a lump in my throat when I think about the tragic losses so many experienced that day 13 years ago. Sun, 21 Sep 2014 04:45:06 EST ULMS Lady Knights come back to knock off Pike County 14-10 http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/50682402/ULMS-Lady-Knights-come-back-to-knock-off-Pike-County-14-10 The ULMS Lady Knights tallied eight hits and sent nine runs across the plate in the bottom of the sixth inning to come from behind and defeat Pike County by a 14-10 score, keeping the Lady Knights undefeated on the 2014 season with a 6-0... Sat, 20 Sep 2014 09:10:03 EST BOC cracking down on wood trucks on roads http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/50682893/BOC-cracking-down-on-wood-trucks-on-roads In efforts to protect the roads in Upson County from damage, the Board of Commissioners approved increasing the bond associated with the timber harvesting and transporting ordinance from $1,000 to the state maximum of $5,000. Commission Chairman Rusty... Sat, 20 Sep 2014 06:46:02 EST ‘Yatesville has water,’ mayor says to stop rumors of outage http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/50635224/Yatesville-has-water-mayor-says-to-stop-rumors-of-outage Does the City of Yatesville have a serious problem with its wells and water supply? Yes. Should residents start stockpiling water? No. That will only make matters worse, especially since there is no need to. That was the message Yatesville Mayor Cecil... Sat, 20 Sep 2014 06:44:06 EST Your abuse is not appreciated http://thomastontimes.com/news/editorial-opinion/50676236/Your-abuse-is-not-appreciated Much has been written in the last several weeks about men's physical abuse of women. Former Baltimore Raven Ray Rice's videotaped knockout of his girlfriend and the initial two-game suspension he received from the NFL prompted both outrage... Sat, 20 Sep 2014 04:40:03 EST (No heading) http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/50682734/ Upson Lee Knights (2-0) vs. Northside-Columbus Patriots (1-2)When: Tonight, 7:30 p.m.Where: Matthews Field Fri, 19 Sep 2014 09:34:04 EST ‘Black Friday’ is adoption day for black dogs & cats http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/50635197/Black-Friday-is-adoption-day-for-black-dogs--cats Upson County Animal Shelter Director Adrian Releford, and the Upson Humane Society will sponsor a “Black Friday” adoption special on Friday, Sept. 19 for all black cats and dogs for only $10. Black cats and dogs are often the last ones... Fri, 19 Sep 2014 06:42:04 EST Knights look to remain undefeated http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/50682456/Knights-look-to-remain-undefeated Tonight will be another first time experience for the Upson Lee Knights. After defeating the Northeast-Macon Raiders 44-6 in their first ever meeting, the Knights will take on the Northside-Columbus Patriots for the first time in school... Fri, 19 Sep 2014 06:14:03 EST Penny ponders: A secret garden http://thomastontimes.com/news/editorial-opinion/50676071/Penny-ponders:-A-secret-garden On those days you just want to get away from everything, I propose the “Secret Garden.” It's not really called the Secret Garden, but it is a close to one in Middle Georgia as you can get. Massee Lane Gardens is the perfect get away. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 04:34:04 EST 2014 Upson-Lee Lady Knights Softball http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/50633943/2014-Upson-Lee-Lady-Knights-Softball 2014 Upson-Lee Lady Knights Varsity2014 Upson-Lee Lady Knights Junior Varsity#4 Rachel Bridges- Sr.#9 Montana Schug- Jr.#8 Chelsea Wainwright- Sr.#12 Hannah Watson- Sr. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 06:44:08 EST Interfor uses Quick Start with new hires http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/50635130/Interfor-uses-Quick-Start-with-new-hires In recent weeks, 60 new hires of Interfor attended training classes at Southern Crescent Technical College through the Georgia Quick Start program. The employees were broken into two groups and each completed a four-day class, learning about the... Thu, 18 Sep 2014 06:36:05 EST Lady Knights down Baldwin 11-0 http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/50633930/Lady-Knights-down-Baldwin-11-0 Wes McCard/The Thomaston Times Wed, 17 Sep 2014 06:39:05 EST Special exception granted for site of Northridge Church http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/50635087/Special-exception-granted-for-site-of-Northridge-Church New life is being breathed into the old Hickory Ridge Golf Course with the location soon to be serving as the home to Northridge Church, a new church in town. The Upson County Planning Commission granted approval of a special exception for the... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 06:32:05 EST Black Girls Rock honors cancer survivors http://thomastontimes.com/news/news/50636642/Black-Girls-Rock-honors-cancer-survivors Nothing could stop the “Black Girls Rock,” from presenting a great program to honor the mothers of the community and breast cancer survivors. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:21:05 EST Four arrested for Hannah’s Mill robbery http://thomastontimes.com/news/news/50601811/Four-arrested-for-Hannahs-Mill-robbery Upson County Sheriff Dan Kilgore issued the following press releases:Armed Robbery Suspects Caught Tue, 16 Sep 2014 06:31:03 EST Constitution Week honored with Thomaston resolution http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/50635023/Constitution-Week-honored-with-Thomaston-resolution Larry Stanford|The Thomaston Times Tue, 16 Sep 2014 06:27:01 EST Scenes from Upson-Lee vs. NE Macon http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/50633998/Scenes-from-Upson-Lee-vs.-NE-Macon These ladies gather for a photo at while tailgating before the game.Kaite and Josh Ayer sporting their Upson Lee gear.Hunrgy? There was plenty of food at the tailgate party prior to kickoff. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 01:07:13 EST UL earns 125th victory with 44-6 domination of Northeast http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/50633892/UL-earns-125th-victory-with-44-6-domination-of-Northeast 125. That's the number of wins Upson Lee now has in school history after a 44-6 dismantling of Northeast-Macon on Friday night. The victory improves Upson Lee's record to 2-0 on the 2014 season, the first time the Knights have started 2-0... Tue, 16 Sep 2014 01:07:07 EST