Thomaston Times- RSS Feed http://thomastontimes.com/ http://thomastontimes.com/ Fri, 18 Apr 2014 06:52:48 EST 1800 Rec League Softball recaps http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/4469444/Rec-League-Softball-recaps Chaos: 19Gator Girls: 4 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Group ‘springs forward and rides’ to fight childhood obesity http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/4470220/Group-springs-forward-and-rides-to-fight-childhood-obesity Imagine growing up with physical conditions related to being overweight? Being called horrible names or ridiculed? This is what the “Spring Forward and Ride” theme represents for the bicycle ride for many bikers on Saturday. The bikers... Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST ‘Under the direction of the Board of Commissioners…’, Martha Anne McCrary remains Upson EMA Director http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/4511475/Under-the-direction-of-the-Board-of-Commissioners-Martha-Anne-McCrary-remains-Upson-EMA-Director “Under the direction of the Board of Commissioners of Upson County, I have been directed to contact Miss Martha Anne McCarty. She has agreed to continue to be the EMA Director here at Upson County. There will be no status change. Everything will... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST 2014 Track & Field Senior Night http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/4469171/2014-Track--Field-Senior-Night Upson-Lee senior Jaleesa GibsonUpson-Lee senior Melissa DraimeUpson-Lee senior Brian ReveireUpson-Lee senior Taylor York Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST BOC approves grant request for turning lane on 36 http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/4470183/BOC-approves-grant-request-for-turning-lane-on-36 After speaking at last week's board of commission meeting, Kyle Fletcher, Executive Director for the T-U Industrial Development Authority, gained the county's support on a LMIG (Local Maintenance Improvement Grant) application for a turn... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Opening Day Baseball 2014 http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/4469303/Opening-Day-Baseball-2014 On Saturday the Thomaston-Upson County Recreational Department opened up their 2014 recreational league baseball season at the Civic Center. With perfect weather shining down, boys from ages 7-12 enjoyed the start of another season playing... Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST ULHS NJROTC GHSA Rifle Team finishes 2nd in State in Riflery! http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/4470155/ULHS-NJROTC-GHSA-Rifle-Team-finishes-2nd-in-State-in-Riflery Submitted Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Congratulations! http://thomastontimes.com/news/editorial-letters-opinion/4134371/Congratulations Dear Editor, Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST 10 arrested for meth manufacture after search of residence http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/4142439/10-arrested-for-meth-manufacture-after-search-of-residence Upson County Sheriff Dan Kilgore submitted the following press releases: Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Studying retired numbers http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/4141012/Studying-retired-numbers One way that sports' teams honor their former players, coaches, and managers is to retire the uniform number that they wore during their career. These numerals are normally displayed in the team's stadium in some manner, usually on the... Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST John Michael Williams named CrossPointe STAR Student http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/4142517/John-Michael-Williams-named-CrossPointe-STAR-Student Submitted Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Upson-Lee golf team remains undefeated in match play http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/4141231/Upson-Lee-golf-team-remains-undefeated-in-match-play Last season the Knights missed a chance to advance to the GHSA 4A Sectionals by just three strokes. After posting a score of 343 in the Region 4 Tournament at Georgia National Golf Club in McDonough last season, Upson-Lee finished as the Region 4... Sun, 13 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST No furlough days in school calendar http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/4142339/No-furlough-days-in-school-calendar Thanks to the Georgia General Assembly approving the restoration of approximately $314 million of the $1 billion in yearly austerity reductions to the state's education budget, for the first time since 2010, there will be no furlough days for... Sun, 13 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Reliable eye-witness testimony can’t be beat http://thomastontimes.com/news/editorial-opinion/4134263/Reliable-eye-witness-testimony-cant-be-beat Some scholars are studying eye-witness testimony. They claim it is unreliable. They want legislation to restrict its use in court.I wish they could have heard the victim in a trial last week in Fayette. Sat, 12 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Upson-Lee Soccer Senior Night 2014 http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/4141442/Upson-Lee-Soccer-Senior-Night-2014 Akeila Raines escorted her mother Darlene Bailey.Carla Richardson escorted by Sheila Britt.Haley and Hannah Baucom escorted by their parents Paul and and Ann Baucom. Sat, 12 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Ten Cate donates $6,000 to volunteer fire departments http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/4142264/Ten-Cate-donates-$6000-to-volunteer-fire-departments Ashley Biles|The Thomaston Times Sat, 12 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Thank you http://thomastontimes.com/news/editorial-letters-opinion/4134323/Thank-you To the Editor:It is such an honor to be chosen as District Clerk of the Year for the 4th, 5th and 6th Judicial Districts. It is always nice to be... Fri, 11 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST A downhill bail out at Montreat http://thomastontimes.com/news/editorial-opinion/4134076/A-downhill-bail-out-at-Montreat I like watching the teens skate boarding at the skate park at the Civic Center. They do tricks I would never have tried when I was young. A group of them came before the Thomaston City Council last week to ask that the helmet requirement at the skate... Fri, 11 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Skateboarders ask City Council to repeal helmet rule at skate park http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/4142393/Skateboarders-ask-City-Council-to-repeal-helmet-rule-at-skate-park Some local skateboard enthusiasts got what may have been their first taste of using their rights as citizens when they came before the Thomaston City Council on April 1, 2014 with a request to remove the helmet requirement from usage of the skate park... Fri, 11 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST TUAC presents ‘Always A Bridesmaid’ Friday and Sunday at Fine Arts Center http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/4142600/TUAC-presents-Always-A-Bridesmaid-Friday-and-Sunday-at-Fine-Arts-Center The Thomaston-Upson Arts Council is presenting “Always A Bridesmaid,” on Friday, April 11, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, April 13, at 3 p.m. at the Upson-Lee Fine Arts Center. Fri, 11 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST