Thomaston Times- RSS Feed http://thomastontimes.com/ http://thomastontimes.com/ Sun, 29 Mar 2015 19:41:42 EST 1800 Business tax deadline is March 31 http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/152577377/Business-tax-deadline-is-March-31 Staff reports Sun, 29 Mar 2015 10:20:51 EST I hate being stuck on an elevator http://thomastontimes.com/news/editorial-opinion/152566362/I-hate-being-stuck-on-an-elevator Have you ever been stuck on an elevator? Sun, 29 Mar 2015 05:10:51 EST Thomaston paying part of new 911 equipment http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/152577483/Thomaston-paying-part-of-new-911-equipment The Thomaston City Council approved paying a portion of the costs for new 911 equipment for the 911 center. The action came at their first March meeting. Council member Gary Atwater was absent. Sat, 28 Mar 2015 06:20:52 EST Anti-terrorism: A better solution http://thomastontimes.com/news/editorial-opinion/152566439/Anti-terrorism:-A-better-solution By almost any standard of measurement, American military operations in the Middle East and North Africa have been successful. Yet, the insurgency has expanded and threatens to destabilize the entire region. Sat, 28 Mar 2015 05:15:51 EST ULMS can’t hang on http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/152574260/ULMS-cant-hang-on The Upson Lee Middle School Knights took on the Gray Station Greyhounds in a double header at the Municipal Field on Wednesday. Unfortunately the Knights suffered two losses by the scores of 6-4, and 12-0. Sat, 28 Mar 2015 03:45:52 EST Mae Manley wins Hancock award http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/152577023/Mae-Manley-wins-Hancock-award Staff reports Fri, 27 Mar 2015 06:05:51 EST Caudle breaks school record http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/152574280/Caudle-breaks-school-record The Upson Lee Knights track and field team recently participated in the Lamar County Track and Field Invitational last week. Upson Lee was one of 12 teams at the event. The Knights finished in third place, and the Lady Knights placed sixth... Fri, 27 Mar 2015 05:20:51 EST Bana: The meaning of love http://thomastontimes.com/news/editorial-opinion/152566258/Bana:-The-meaning-of-love I will never forget the day we got her. It was a warm day in early May 2004 and Daddy was in the market for a new truck. So, the entire family set out to see one he had heard about while listening to The Trading Post on WKEU… or so we... Fri, 27 Mar 2015 05:05:51 EST 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