Thomaston Times- RSS Feed http://thomastontimes.com/ http://thomastontimes.com/ Wed, 26 Nov 2014 01:40:50 EST 1800 A great start http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/150643556/A-great-start The Upson Lee Lady Knights accomplished something that they had not done since the Bush Administration was in office, literally. Upson Lee won their season opening game by a 48-33 score over Locust Grove in the Locust Grove Thanksgiving Tournament on... Wed, 26 Nov 2014 01:09:01 EST Turkey Fry 101 http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/150646240/Turkey-Fry-101 Deep-fried turkey is one of the most delicious ways to serve turkey at Thanksgiving, but it can also be one of the most dangerous. According to the U. S. Fire Administration, about 2,000 homes in the United States catch fire from deep frying turkeys... Tue, 25 Nov 2014 06:31:00 EST Penny ponders: A snack for Charlie http://thomastontimes.com/news/editorial-opinion/150630665/Penny-ponders:-A-snack-for-Charlie Animals are smarter than we think. But it wasn't until we agreed to watch my son's dog, Charlie, for several months, that we realized how bright, and in Charlie's case, cunning, they can be. Charlie is an old dog, a mix, mid to... Tue, 25 Nov 2014 03:51:02 EST Never a doubt for Knights http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/150643568/Never-a-doubt-for-Knights The 2013-14 season was a disappointment for the Upson Lee Knights, losing 13 of 16 games by seven points or less. The Knights were seemingly in every game late, and sometimes ahead in games late, but could not pull out the victory. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 01:31:02 EST Basketball Scoreboard http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/150643553/Basketball-Scoreboard Region 4 Boys-Upson Lee 84, Locust Grove 44Howard 65, SW Macon 51Howard 66, Twiggs Co. 63Baldwin 47, Putnam Co. 43Dublin 78, Veterans 64 Tue, 25 Nov 2014 01:06:01 EST High School Football Scoreboard http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/150643510/High-School-Football-Scoreboard (Playoffs 2nd round)AAAA Games-West Laurens 30, Stephens Co. 14Cartersville 34, Baldwin 3 Tue, 25 Nov 2014 00:21:03 EST ‘We are very blessed’ http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/150646037/We-are-very-blessed Weather analysts are still trying to determine if it was a tornado that touched down or straight line winds that destroyed a house and another structure and damaged several others in the Logan Crossing subdivision late Sunday afternoon. The families... Mon, 24 Nov 2014 17:01:03 EST Bluff grant sought http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/150609286/Bluff-grant-sought More improvements could be coming to Sprewell Bluff if funding is granted to Upson County through the Georgia Recreational Trail Program through the Department of Natural Resources. At their meeting on November 11, the Upson County Board of... Mon, 24 Nov 2014 09:17:04 EST Tornado slams into Upson County http://thomastontimes.com/news/localnews1/150643487/Tornado-slams-into-Upson-County Photo courtesy of wsbtv.com Mon, 24 Nov 2014 00:16:01 EST 3 Tobin accusers arrested for lying to GBI http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/150609449/3-Tobin-accusers-arrested-for-lying-to-GBI Three of the main complainants against Thomaston Police Officer Phillip Tobin were arrested over the weekend and have had additional charges lodged against them after the Grand Jury of Upson County true billed cases against them. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 06:29:05 EST Look out for deer http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/150609111/Look-out-for-deer 'It's beginning to look a lot like… deer in the road season.' The Upson County Sheriff's Office had accident reports on six vehicles that hit deer or were hit by deer from November 8 to Nov. 15. One of the accidents was a... Sat, 22 Nov 2014 06:06:02 EST Thurston VFD showing dangers of deep fry turkey Saturday at 2 p.m. http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/150609659/Thurston-VFD-showing-dangers-of-deep-fry-turkey-Saturday-at-2-p.m. Deep-fried turkey is one of the most delicious ways to serve turkey at Thanksgiving, but it can also be one of the most dangerous. According to the U. S. Fire Administration, about 2,000 homes in the United States catch fire from deep frying turkeys... Fri, 21 Nov 2014 06:45:01 EST City Council okay’s $175K in 4 minutes http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/150560359/City-Council-okays-$175K-in-4-minutes The Thomaston City Council is known for not wasting time in their meetings, and they proved it November 4, with the meeting going from approval of minutes to adjournment in four minutes and 10 seconds. Plus, they did it while approving $175,000 in... Fri, 21 Nov 2014 06:08:07 EST Food drive at Ritz Theatre During ‘The Hunger Games’ http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/150560435/Food-drive-at-Ritz-Theatre-During-The-Hunger-Games Mentioning the words “The Hunger Games” in a conversation can bring different thoughts to different people. Some may think of the Hollywood blockbuster starring Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth; while others may think... Thu, 20 Nov 2014 06:14:02 EST A rose and a letter http://thomastontimes.com/news/editorial-opinion/150547265/A-rose-and-a-letter As Veterans Day came around, I thought about a letter from a soldier that became significant in my life. The story goes back many years. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 04:22:02 EST 2014 Upson Lee Senior Night http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/150558849/2014-Upson-Lee-Senior-Night #11 Kaleb Allen with his mother Lyndel Allen#48 Joseph Choy with his mother Kanice Schultz#64 Tyderrious Collier with his parents Marcus Middlebrooks, Latisha Middlebrooks, and Charles Collier. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 03:28:02 EST A trip to remember http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/150558805/A-trip-to-remember Fifteen years ago this past summer, I was able to go on the trip of a lifetime. I had just finished up my second year at the University of Georgia, and I was packing my bags to go on a trip to play in a basketball tournament in Israel and Palestine. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 03:04:03 EST Upward Bound champs! http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/150560095/Upward-Bound-champs The Upward Bound Math Science program from Upson-Lee High School attended the Georgia TRiO Student Initiatives and Leadership Conference on Saturday, Nov. 8, at The University of Georgia in Athens. The conference is hosted annually by the Georgia... Wed, 19 Nov 2014 06:51:02 EST What to expect after the election http://thomastontimes.com/news/editorial-opinion/150547330/What-to-expect-after-the-election Former first lady Hillary Clinton, a proverbial Democrat contender for the 2016 presidential race, recently said in a speech that businesses don't create jobs. She also said trickle-down economics has been tried and it's failed miserably -... Wed, 19 Nov 2014 04:25:01 EST Knights destroy Chargers http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/150558818/Knights-destroy-Chargers The Upson Lee Runnin' Knights got their first action of the season on the court Saturday night. Upson Lee took on the Chargers from Central-Macon in a scrimmage game. After a tightly contested first half, the Knights exploded for a 29-point... Wed, 19 Nov 2014 03:09:01 EST