Thomaston Times- RSS NEWS Feed http://thomastontimes.com/section/NEWS http://thomastontimes.com/section/NEWS Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:23:35 EST 1800 Veterans Memorial service set Nov. 11 for Yatesville http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/150191434/Veterans-Memorial-service-set-Nov.-11-for-Yatesville Preparations are underway by the Yatesville City Council for the community's first Veterans Day program at its new Veterans Memorial. The program will be at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 11, 2014, Veterans Day. Plans for the program include a... Sun, 19 Oct 2014 10:14:04 EST Upson reimbursed $39,ooo for weather sirens http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/150191276/Upson-reimbursed-$39ooo-for-weather-sirens Upson County is being reimbursed $39,531.61 from the state for the weather siren project that placed an additional six sirens around the county, bringing the total amount up to 21. Upson EMA Director Martha Anne McCarty made the announcement to the... Sat, 18 Oct 2014 06:04:04 EST (No heading) http://thomastontimes.com/news/news/150183351/ Prophetess Denise Walker is an internationally sought after conference speaker, an ordained prophet, pastor, teacher, wife, and mother who specializes in each to operate in the spirit realm and function in kingdom principles. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 16:08:09 EST 9th Annual Boss Hog BBQ Competition and TUAC Art in the Park http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/150128911/9th-Annual-Boss-Hog-BBQ-Competition-and-TUAC-Art-in-the-Park Larry Stanford|The Thomaston TimesThe Boss Hog BBQ and Art in the Park was also the kick off for 4-H Walk Georgia, and they were signing up people for the exercise program. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 16:01:05 EST Thomaston accepts Hugo Starling Drive into city http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/150191548/Thomaston-accepts-Hugo-Starling-Drive-into-city The City of Thomaston has a new piece of property. The Thomaston City Council approved accepting Hugo Starling Drive into the city at their council meeting on Oct. 7. Council member Gary Atwater was absent. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 10:21:02 EST ‘Celebrate My Drive’ http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/150191203/Celebrate-My-Drive If there was a way to help keep teen drivers safe, raise money for your local high school and host a once in a lifetime concert, would you be willing to jump on board? If your answer is “Yes,” then you are in luck. Thanks to a program... Fri, 17 Oct 2014 07:00:08 EST Deputies make two drug busts http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/150142613/Deputies-make-two-drug-busts Upson County Sheriff Dan Kilgore issued the following press release on Tuesday, October 7, 2014: Thu, 16 Oct 2014 06:36:03 EST EMC assists family http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/150142491/EMC-assists-family Submitted Wed, 15 Oct 2014 06:28:03 EST Career Day Expo opens students’ eyes http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/150142540/Career-Day-Expo-opens-students-eyes This year marked the third year the Thomaston-Upson Chamber of Commerce Manufacturer's Roundtable has teamed up with Upson-Lee High School to put on a Career Expo featuring 22 local businesses and vendors. The annual event offers juniors and... Tue, 14 Oct 2014 09:51:02 EST 2014 Career Expo at ULHS http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/150125814/2014-Career-Expo-at-ULHS Juniors and seniors at ULHS recently took part in a career expo that showcased the types of careers available in their community. This year marked the third annual event and featured 22 businesses and industries from Upson County and surrounding... Tue, 14 Oct 2014 09:49:02 EST Williams looking to run the “trifecta” of Marathons http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/150106106/Williams-looking-to-run-the-trifecta-of-Marathons Submitted Mon, 13 Oct 2014 06:26:01 EST Traffic stop finds gun and marijuana http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/150101796/Traffic-stop-finds-gun-and-marijuana A traffic stop in Thomaston on September 26 evolved into a foot chase that ended with the driver facing numerous charges, including possession of marijuana and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime. Sat, 11 Oct 2014 16:03:03 EST (No heading) http://thomastontimes.com/news/news/150097037/ Publication: The Thomaston TimesDate: Friday, October 10, 2014Volume: 146Issue: 81No. of sections: 2 Fri, 10 Oct 2014 12:09:03 EST BBB warns of tech support scams http://thomastontimes.com/news/news/150109933/BBB-warns-of-tech-support-scams Better Business Bureau (BBB) is warning consumers to be extremely skeptical of callers offering computer support services. Fri, 10 Oct 2014 10:13:02 EST Thomaston awarded $500,000 CDBG grant http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/150061327/Thomaston-awarded-$500000-CDBG-grant The City of Thomaston has received a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) of $500,000 from the Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA), which administers the program on behalf of the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development... Fri, 10 Oct 2014 06:27:03 EST GSP Troop D wins award in Troop category http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/150061373/GSP-Troop-D-wins-award-in-Troop-category MACON – The Georgia State Patrol's Troop D was one of several law enforcement agencies to take home a prize on September 24 when the Governor's Office of Highway Safety hosted its 15th Annual Governor's Challenge Awards at the... Thu, 9 Oct 2014 06:30:03 EST SCTC holds ‘active shooter’ scenario http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/150061167/SCTC-holds-active-shooter-scenario In efforts to prepare for the unthinkable, Southern Crescent Technical College (SCTC) held an “active shooter drill” on the Flint River Campus last Thursday with the SCTC Police Department, Upson County EMA, Middle Georgia Ambulance, and... Wed, 8 Oct 2014 06:18:02 EST Dissipating Disparities holds annual Expo http://thomastontimes.com/news/news/150060281/Dissipating-Disparities-holds-annual-Expo Shirley Russell|The Thomaston TimesDissipating Disparities held their second annual Expo recently at the Civic Center. In the photo, citizens are getting their diabetes checked. Tue, 7 Oct 2014 09:01:06 EST Kelsie Callaway is 2014 Homecoming Queen http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/150060841/Kelsie-Callaway-is-2014-Homecoming-Queen Larry Stanford|The Thomaston Times Tue, 7 Oct 2014 06:54:01 EST 2014 ULHS Homecoming Runners Up and Princesses http://thomastontimes.com/news/news/150061431/2014-ULHS-Homecoming-Runners-Up-and-Princesses Larry Stanford|The Thomaston TimesFirst Runner Up for Miss Homecoming was Grace Wolverton. She was escorted by her father, Andy Wolverton.Second Runner Up for Miss Homecoming was Donisha Gray. Tue, 7 Oct 2014 06:35:03 EST