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If the words "Global Thomaston" sound like an oxymoron to you, you wouldn't be alone.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
Republicans raise $7,217 for Bo Story Fund
SubmittedMembers of the Georgia Republican Party Community Service Committee present gift cards to Scott Story totalling $7,217 to be given to cancer patients and their families.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
Manhunt nabs two armed robbery suspects
The Thomaston TimesA Georgia State Patrol helicopter hovers over a section of woods near Knight Trail and Avenue F, looking for a suspect being sought for a number of armed robberies in Thomaston recently.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Tobin protest continues, second video shown
The Thomaston TimesRhonda Lynn Traylor shows members of the Thomaston City Council, city officials and others a videotape of a 2012 incident between Officer Tobin and Elron Holt in which Tobin alledgedly handcuffed and wrestled Holt to the ground before a supervisor arrived and released Holt, with no charges filed.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
City taxes will remain the same
Many citizens in the community have stated lately that they wonder if the powers that be in local government actually listen to any concerns they have; especially when it comes to the property tax millage rate.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
School bomb threat suspect arrested
The Thomaston TimesAn Upson County 911 operator works at her station. Thomas Montgomery of Zebulon allegedly phoned in five bomb threats to Upson County 911 earlier this year.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Pension disclosures will mean more ...
Beginning in 2015, every state and local government entity - cities, counties, school systems, water authorities, etc.
Wildfire: An upfront blog
The Thomaston TimesLeft to right, Captain Scott Pace, Firefighter Tabatha Fried, Firefigher Kevin Dillon and Operator David Richard stand next to their engine.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Council approves new tower for WTGA
WTGA Radio will be getting a new radio tower, thanks to a unanimous vote of the Thomaston City Council.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Georgia EMC commercial shot in Thomaston
The Thomaston TimesRescue Me Market Place owners Lane Coggins and Deanne Avery, along with Chamber, business and government officials, hold a fake ribbon-cutting for the camera Friday afternoon.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Property taxes increasing in Thomaston and Upson Co.
If the proposed tax millage increases by Upson County and the City of Thomaston are approved at called meetings on August 21 and August 28 , property owners can expect varying increases in their property taxes, depending on the value of their property and where they live.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
'How to Rob the Tooth Fairy'
The Thomaston TimesJada Gresham holds a copy of her new children's book, 'How to Rob the Tooth Fairy.'
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Complaints continue against Officer Tobin
The Thomaston TimesProtesters carrying signs made it standing room only in the City/County Meeting Room for the Thomaston City Council meeting on August 5. The Thomaston TimesProtesters carrying signs made it standing room only in the City/County Meeting Room for the Thomaston City Council meeting on August 5. The Thomaston TimesThe Thomaston Mayor ... (more)
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Split vote approves 2.26 tax mill increase
With a 3-2 vote the Upson County Board of Commissioners set a preliminary millage rate for 2014 at 18.76 mills in a special called meeting held last week.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Odor is issue for TenCate
The Thomaston TimesA group of TenCate employees, all wearing orange shirts, sat together during the EPD hearing to support their company.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
PAYH Bike Ride stops in Thomaston; ride gives boys sense of achievement
Photo courtesy of PAYHA line of bikers head into Thomaston Monday afternoon. They said some of the hills between Peachtree City and Thomaston were among the toughest on their 560-mile ride.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Upson County 4-H Winners of the Year
The Thomaston TimesThe Senior 4-H'er of the Year is Tim Gillespie . Carolyn Gillespie came in 2nd, and Clara Reinagel came in 3rd.
TUAC presents Peter Pan Jr. this weekend
The Thomaston-Upson Arts Council presents Disney's PETER PAN JR. Friday, August 8 , Saturday, August 9 and Sunday, August 10 at The Upson-Lee Fine Arts Center.
'Teacher, can I start yet?'
The Thomaston TimesWednesday was the first day of school for students in the Thomaston-Upson County School System.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
City looking at 2.02 mill hike
Last December, the Thomaston City Council passed a 2014 budget that included a 6.5 percent utility increase and a prediction by City Manager Patrick Comiskey that the city would have to increase its tax millage rate by two mills.