Thomaston Times- RSS Feed http://thomastontimes.com/ http://thomastontimes.com/ Mon, 15 Sep 2014 21:42:26 EST 1800 Four arrested on federal drug charges http://thomastontimes.com/news/news/50601766/Four-arrested-on-federal-drug-charges Upson County Sheriff Dan Kilgore and Thomaston Police Chief Dan Greathouse issued the following press release on Tuesday, September 2, 2014: Mon, 15 Sep 2014 06:28:04 EST Where have all the D-1 prospects gone? http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/50599918/Where-have-all-the-D-1-prospects-gone It is great to hear that Upson-Lee defensive tackle David Marshall has received a number of college scholarship offers from Division-1 college football teams. Although he is just a junior, David has obviously made a very positive impression on... Mon, 15 Sep 2014 06:04:04 EST ULHS 9th graders get ‘Fresh Start’ at ceremony http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/50601704/ULHS-9th-graders-get-Fresh-Start-at-ceremony For many students the start of their high school career can be rather daunting and the process of adjusting to a new school with new teachers and classmates can take a while. In order to help with the transition, Upson-Lee High School held its 3rd... Sun, 14 Sep 2014 09:20:05 EST ULMS Lady Knights improve to 3-0 http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/50599989/ULMS-Lady-Knights-improve-to-3-0 Wes McCard/The Thomaston Times Sun, 14 Sep 2014 06:12:01 EST Things always break when we need them http://thomastontimes.com/news/editorial-opinion/50595991/Things-always-break-when-we-need-them How is it that machines instinctively know the absolute worse time to break down? I think they have a type of mechanical intelligence that we humans can't comprehend. Sun, 14 Sep 2014 05:27:04 EST ULMS Knights improve to 3-0 with 20-13 win over Pike County http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/50599839/ULMS-Knights-improve-to-3-0-with-20-13-win-over-Pike-County After two big road victories over Greenville and Manchester in the first two weeks of the season, the ULMS Knights (3-0) traveled to Pike County (0-3) to take on the Pirates in their final road game of the season, before finishing the season with... Sat, 13 Sep 2014 06:59:03 EST September weekends filled with events http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/50601590/September-weekends-filled-with-events If you've made plans to go out of town in September, cancel them. If you're even thinking about leaving the county for a long weekend in September, forget about it. There is just too much going on every weekend for the rest of the month... Sat, 13 Sep 2014 06:13:06 EST The filtered truth http://thomastontimes.com/news/editorial-opinion/50596131/The-filtered-truth During one of the several trumped-up trials of Jesus, Pontius Pilate asked this question: “What is truth?” Sat, 13 Sep 2014 05:33:01 EST Marijuana seized during search http://thomastontimes.com/news/news/50601829/Marijuana-seized-during-search Lieutenant Andrew Pippin of the Thomaston Police Department issued the following press release on September 5, 2014: Fri, 12 Sep 2014 09:34:03 EST Knights hope for spirited turnout at game tonight http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/50601643/Knights-hope-for-spirited-turnout-at-game-tonight “We are U-L!” That is the new chant being heard in the Thomaston-Upson School System, especially among the high school sports teams. New Upson-Lee High School Athletic Director Stephen Boyd came before the Thomaston-Upson Board of... Fri, 12 Sep 2014 06:17:02 EST Knights host Raiders tonight in home opener http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/50599941/Knights-host-Raiders-tonight-in-home-opener There have been many memorable nights of football played at Matthews Field over the years, and tonight Matthews Field will be the scene of the Knights 2014 home opener under new coach Tommy Parks. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 06:06:02 EST Is our judicial system using terrorist tactics? http://thomastontimes.com/news/editorial-opinion/50595861/Is-our-judicial-system-using-terrorist-tactics While an elevator security video, the struggling economy, immigration, and ISIS invading Iraq grab national headlines, four Americans and their attorneys are fighting for their lives in a federal courtroom in Virginia. The four, who worked for the... Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:20:04 EST Mark Andrews named Executive Vice President of SCTC http://thomastontimes.com/news/news/50553112/Mark-Andrews-named-Executive-Vice-President-of-SCTC Thomaston native Mark Andrews has been appointed as Executive Vice President of Southern Crescent Technical College effective July 1st. His primary office will be on the Flint River campus although he will regularly travel to all other SCTC locations. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 08:41:05 EST City approves rezoning moratorium http://thomastontimes.com/news/news/50552987/City-approves-rezoning-moratorium The Thomaston City Council unanimously approved a 12-month rezoning moratorium at their meeting on September 2. The moratorium will give the city time to update its aging zoning ordinance. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 06:18:02 EST Thomaston Housing Authority opens Homework Academy http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/50553019/Thomaston-Housing-Authority-opens-Homework-Academy The Thomaston Housing Authority (THA) has revamped its afterschool program to become the new THA Homework Academy. The goal of the program is to provide the homework assistance to elementary, middle, and high school students of the Thomaston Housing... Tue, 9 Sep 2014 06:26:06 EST Truett Cathy, founder of Chick-fil-A, dies at age 93 http://thomastontimes.com/news/home_top-news/50555384/Truett-Cathy-founder-of-Chick-fil-A-dies-at-age-93 Chick-fil-A founder and chairman emeritus, S. Truett Cathy passed away peacefully early Monday morning, September 8, 2014 surrounded by loved ones in his home. Cathy was 93 years old. There will be two public viewings held at the First Baptist Church... Mon, 8 Sep 2014 17:13:03 EST Four arrested for cocaine possession http://thomastontimes.com/news/news/50520087/Four-arrested-for-cocaine-possession Upson County Sheriff Dan Kilgore and Thomaston Police Chief Dan Greathouse issued the following press release on Tuesday, September 2, 2014: Mon, 8 Sep 2014 06:37:02 EST Amidst the reality of today’s economy http://thomastontimes.com/news/editorial-opinion/50514451/Amidst-the-reality-of-todays-economy The wife and I took a Sunday drive in mid-August. We had planned on going to a festival in Shelbyville, IN. that weekend. Sun, 7 Sep 2014 17:18:05 EST Kahne, Harvick win races at AMS http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/50517924/Kahne-Harvick-win-races-at-AMS Larry Stanford|The Thomaston Times Sun, 7 Sep 2014 07:34:06 EST Scenes from the Labor Day Weekend NASCAR races at Atlanta Motor Speedway http://thomastontimes.com/news/sports/50527716/Scenes-from-the-Labor-Day-Weekend-NASCAR-races-at-Atlanta-Motor-Speedway Larry Stanford|The Thomaston TimesKing Richard overlooking the unloading and preparing of the No. 43 Eckrich Ford. Sun, 7 Sep 2014 05:41:04 EST