Thomaston Times- RSS NEWS Feed Fri, 31 Oct 2014 16:16:42 EST 1800 32nd Annual Chitlin’ Hoedown in Yatesville The Chitlin' Hoedown always features a variety of arts and crafts booths, like this gentleman who uses hand tools to carve wooden bowls and other items. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 16:00:02 EST Halloween safety tips offered by law officers The Thomaston Police Department and Upson County Sheriff's Office will provide extra patrol for Halloween, Friday, October 31, 2014 from 6 until 9 p.m. This will be a time when children enjoy dressing up and roaming the neighborhoods in search... Fri, 31 Oct 2014 09:33:02 EST (No heading) This Friday, October 31, 2014, we are pleased to announce the first annual T-Town Fall Festival, located at Greatest Generation Park, from 5-8 p.m.! The Fall Festival is a community-wide event, in which we hope to promote community involvement for... Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15:32:02 EST Families Feeding Families aids others The Families Feeding Families Homeless Ministry is all about helping those in need. Whether it is by passing out blankets, clothing and food to the homeless on the streets of Atlanta or Columbus, or fulfilling a need of someone in their own town, the... Thu, 30 Oct 2014 06:21:02 EST Upson man among 18 arrested for child porn An Upson County man was one of 18 people arrested last Thursday in “Operation MasqueRAID,” a GBI investigation targeting people trading in child pornography. Law enforcement officers executed 44 search warrents in 31 counties. They were... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 10:12:02 EST Keep your children safey while they’re online Though many students are familiar with the internet through school, their friends and through pop culture, it does not always mean they are ready to browse without supervision. Tue, 28 Oct 2014 15:25:08 EST Thomaston student competed in Ms. ABAC Pageant TIFTON—Kendall Singleton, a student at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, competed for the title of Ms. ABAC at the 46th annual pageant on Oct. 23. Sponsored by the Ag Business Club, the theme of this year's contest was “Timeless... Tue, 28 Oct 2014 15:10:06 EST St. George announces plans for high school Submitted Tue, 28 Oct 2014 15:02:05 EST Spade and Trowel Garden Club receives many awards at District meeting Submitted Tue, 28 Oct 2014 14:55:08 EST Change your clock, change your battery this Sunday Daylight Saving Time is coming to an end. Agent Kenneth Brown of Upson County Farm Bureau and the Georgia Arson Control Board would like to remind the citizens of Upson County to change their clocks when Daylight Saving Time ends in November; and they... Tue, 28 Oct 2014 09:04:05 EST Tobin investigation nears end It has been a little over four months since Thomaston Police Chief Dan Greathouse requested the Georgia Bureau of Investigations conduct a review of a incident on June 11, 2014, when Thomaston Police Officer Phillip Tobin tasered Kelsey Rockemore in... Tue, 28 Oct 2014 06:11:06 EST Mobile home park rezoning approved The final say on the rezoning of a mobile home park located on Stagecoach Road was approved with conditions by the Upson County Board of Commissioners at their meeting held on October 14. The roughly 51-acre site, owned by Cheri Joiner, currently has... Mon, 27 Oct 2014 06:24:06 EST Miss Ferst Foundation Pageant Junior Miss Ferst Foundation (left to right)2nd Runner Up Bickley Reeves, Winner Ashlynn Anderson, 1st Runner Up and Miss Photogenic Shayla Spires, People's Choice Award Laykin Helms Sun, 26 Oct 2014 11:12:03 EST New church approved by Planning Brd. The Thomaston Mennonite Church will soon have a new home, thanks to the approval of a special exception by the Upson County Planning Commission on Monday, October 13, 2014. The 15-acre site is located on a triangle shaped piece of land between Highway... Sun, 26 Oct 2014 06:21:02 EST Johnson wins 1st and National Garden Club Youth Award Submitted Sat, 25 Oct 2014 12:41:04 EST Reading across Upson As part of the Read Across Georgia campaign, Georgia's first lady, Sandra Deal, and State Representative Johnnie Caldwell Jr. visited Upson County Pre-K classes this week to meet with local students and emphasize the importance of... Sat, 25 Oct 2014 06:04:03 EST Early voting underway Do you know who you're going to vote for in the General Election and don't want to wait until Tuesday, November 4 to cast your ballot? If the answer to both those questions was 'Yes,' then you can take advantage of advance (in... Fri, 24 Oct 2014 06:59:03 EST NJROTC holds annual ball MSGT Mark Colvin, SGT Blake Andrews, SGT Scott Chambers and POI Chuck Meyerriecks enjoy the ball.NJROTC cadets and their dates gather at tables before dinner begins.Dinner is served buffet style. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:35:15 EST Bank robbery suspects in custody Two men are in custody following a Tuesday evening armed robbery at the King State Employees Credit Union. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:41:57 EST Gas leak investigated, burglary found A Lincoln Park volunteer firefighter, investigating a gas leak at a convenience store, found evidence that a burglary had been committed at the store. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:22:10 EST