Thomaston Times- RSS Feed http://thomastontimes.com/ http://thomastontimes.com/ Thu, 2 Oct 2014 08:47:56 EST 1800 Air power’s siren song http://thomastontimes.com/news/editorial-opinion/50784552/Air-powers-siren-song In the early morning of September 23, 2014, American air forces—joined by the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, and Jordan—began striking targets in Syria as part of ongoing operations against the terrorist group ISIS. Nearly a... Wed, 1 Oct 2014 16:55:03 EST NJROTC receives high marks during inspection http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/50798344/NJROTC-receives-high-marks-during-inspection Larry Stanford|The Thomaston Times Wed, 1 Oct 2014 07:23:04 EST Upson-Lee High School NJROTC Annual Inspection and Pass In Review http://thomastontimes.com/news/news/50782818/Upson-Lee-High-School-NJROTC-Annual-Inspection-and-Pass-In-Review The Upson-Lee High School NJROTC Unit held its annual inspection and Pass In Review last Tuesday morning. Commander Rustie Hibbard, Area Commander for Region 12, which consists of Georgia and northeast Florida, conducted the inspection. Commander... Wed, 1 Oct 2014 06:25:03 EST My thoughts on facebook tests and online voting http://thomastontimes.com/news/editorial-opinion/50784454/My-thoughts-on-facebook-tests-and-online-voting Tests Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:49:02 EST Kiwanis Officers for 2015 installed http://thomastontimes.com/news/news/50799002/Kiwanis-Officers-for-2015-installed Larry Stanford|The Thomaston Times Tue, 30 Sep 2014 10:59:03 EST ‘Active Shooter’ drill Oct. 2 at SCTC http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/50797847/Active-Shooter-drill-Oct.-2-at-SCTC The Upson Emergency Management Agency, Southern Crescent Technical College Police Department and Upson Regional Medical Center are making plans to conduct an Active Shooter Exercise on October 2, 2014. The drill is being conducted in order to test and... Tue, 30 Sep 2014 09:53:03 EST Thomaston firefighters receive driver training at SCTC http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/50763735/Thomaston-firefighters-receive-driver-training-at-SCTC Firefighters with the City of Thomaston Fire Department participated in a “Firefighter Defensive Driving” course with Southern Crescent Technical College throughout the first three weeks of September to increase their skills in dealing... Mon, 29 Sep 2014 06:03:03 EST Just Thinking http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/50761109/Just-Thinking The world of sports is always full of people, things, and happenings that keep us interested and amazed. There is not a day that passes where we cannot find something that grabs our attention and causes us to think about what we have heard or read. Sun, 28 Sep 2014 06:52:07 EST Our imperfect system is the best on earth http://thomastontimes.com/news/editorial-opinion/50755277/Our-imperfect-system-is-the-best-on-earth Every year Upson-Lee North Elementary School has a celebration on Constitution Day. The students dress up in costumes and reenact the Constitutional Convention. Last Tuesday they did it again. Sun, 28 Sep 2014 06:49:03 EST Sprewell Bluff will be closed Sunday at 5 http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/50764190/Sprewell-Bluff-will-be-closed-Sunday-at-5 This Sunday, September 28, Sprewell Bluff will close at 5 p.m. County Commissioner Steve Hudson stated the park has been rented for a wedding that evening. Hudson first announced the closing at the Upson County Board of Commissioners meeting on... Sun, 28 Sep 2014 06:32:03 EST Deadline for Yatesville vet memorial is September 30 http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/50764218/Deadline-for-Yatesville-vet-memorial-is-September-30 Time is running short for anyone with Yatesville roots wanting to get a family member who is a deceased veteran in on a special memorial the City of Yatesville is planning for Veterans Day. September 30, 2014 is the final day for request forms to be... Sat, 27 Sep 2014 06:35:03 EST Getting in the 90’s http://thomastontimes.com/news/editorial-opinion/50754956/Getting-in-the-90s I'm getting in the 90's. And I don't mean speeding in a car! Sat, 27 Sep 2014 06:30:03 EST ULMS Knights bend but don’t break against Mustangs http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/50761526/ULMS-Knights-bend-but-dont-break-against-Mustangs The Rehobeth Mustangs from Spalding County traveled to Matthews Field on Wednesday to take on the ULMS Knights in a battle of undefeated teams. The Mustangs and Knights have each scored a ton of points this season, so a defensive struggle was... Sat, 27 Sep 2014 06:27:02 EST Boss Hog BBQ & Art Show is Saturday http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/50764086/Boss-Hog-BBQ--Art-Show-is-Saturday By Larry Stanfordlstanford@civitasmedia.com Fri, 26 Sep 2014 10:25:02 EST Fox 5 Team of the Week! http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/50763540/Fox-5-Team-of-the-Week Larry Stanford|The Thomaston Times Fri, 26 Sep 2014 06:50:03 EST It’s business as usual for Knights as Region 2 play starts http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/50761671/Its-business-as-usual-for-Knights-as-Region-2-play-starts Sitting at 3-0 for the first time since 2007, the Upson Lee Knights have gotten the attention of many people around the community. The first two home games have been packed out on the Knights' side of Matthews Field. However, tonight Upson Lee... Fri, 26 Sep 2014 06:46:04 EST I get by with a little help from my friends http://thomastontimes.com/news/editorial-opinion/50754845/I-get-by-with-a-little-help-from-my-friends The moment I sat down to write this column, my mind checked out on me. This is inevitable. Each time I try to work on a column this happens, so you think I would be used to it. Instead I often think, or rather hope, that each time it will be... Fri, 26 Sep 2014 06:25:05 EST IDA works to reduce price of turn lane http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/50715524/IDA-works-to-reduce-price-of-turn-lane Earlier this year a turn lane for the intersection of Highway 36 and Ben Hill Road was proposed by the Industrial Development Authority (IDA) as a way to alleviate truck traffic as well as addressing safety concerns at the entrance for Interfor. In... Thu, 25 Sep 2014 06:48:06 EST UL Volleyball defeats Spalding http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/50714282/UL-Volleyball-defeats-Spalding Larry Stanford/The Thomaston Times Thu, 25 Sep 2014 00:56:04 EST URMC has $132M impact locally http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/50715466/URMC-has-$132M-impact-locally While hospitals provide patient care to those in our community who are sick and need care the most, they also contribute to the well being of people who may never enter the facility. Wed, 24 Sep 2014 06:36:03 EST