Free breakfast and lunch for students next school year under CEP program
Starting in the 2014-2015 school year, all students in the Thomaston-Upson School System will receive free breakfast and lunch.
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Sun Apr 20, 2014
Former EMS Director Richard Lee arrested
On May 11, 2014 the Thomaston Police Department Investigations Unit executed a search warrant for a residence located at 218 Jeff Davis Road in Thomaston, pertaining to financial documents.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
Debbie Helms finds egg at The Thomaston Times
Debbie Helms of Thomaston was the Wednesday winner in the Thomaston Egg Hunt, going on this week as part of Make Thomaston Shine and Georgia Cities Week.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Bickley Reeves wins annual 'If I Were Mayor' essay contest
The Thomaston TimesAt the Tuesday, April 15, regular meeting of the Thomaston City Council, the Council recognized the Top 10 Finalists... Dawson Fleming, the runner-up in the 'If I Were Mayor' essay contest, reads his essay at the council meeting.
BOE changing monthly meeting time to 6 p.m
The Thomaston-Upson Board of Education voted 7-0 to change their regular meeting times from 7 p.m. to 6 p.m. The action came at their regular BOE meeting on April 8. School Superintendent Dr. Maggie Shook brought up the issue, stating the board had talked about it at their last work session.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Mon Apr 14, 2014
10 arrested for meth manufacture after search of residence
In the pre-dawn hours of April 3, 2014 law enforcement officers from the Upson County Sheriff's Office, Thomaston Police Department and the Meriwether County Sheriff's Office executed a search warrant at a residence located at 1721 Pickard Rd. in Upson County.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Skateboarders ask City Council to repeal helmet rule at skate park
Some local skateboard enthusiasts got what may have been their first taste of using their rights as citizens when they came before the Thomaston City Council on April 1, 2014 with a request to remove the helmet requirement from usage of the skate park at the Civic Center.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
TUAC presents 'Always A Bridesmaid' Friday and Sunday at Fine Arts Center
The Thomaston-Upson Arts Council is presenting "Always A Bridesmaid," on Friday, April 11, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, April 13, at 3 p.m. at the Upson-Lee Fine Arts Center.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Brooke Barker named ULHS Valedictorian; Reid Hightower named ULHS Salutatorian
Karen Truesdale\Thomaston-Upson School SystemUpson-Lee High School Principal Tracy Caldwell announced the Class of 2014 honor graduates on Wednesd... Upson-Lee High School Principal Tracy Caldwell announced the Class of 2014 honor graduates on Wednesday, April 2. Brooke Lindsey Barker is the 2014 Valedictorian and Elinor Reid Hightower is ... (more)
Easter Eggstravaganza is Saturday at The Rock Ranch
A free, outdoor egg hunt will be held Saturday, April 12 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The Rock Ranch.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Teresa Harper named District Superior Court Clerk of the Year
Upson County Superior Court Clerk Teresa Harper has been named District Clerk of the Year for 2014.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Rotary Club wins Upson READ Trivia Bee
The Rotary Club of Thomaston-Upson won the 3rd Annual Upson Trivia Bee on March 27, 2014, a fund raiser for Upson READ .
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Make Thomaston Shine begins Saturday with yard sale
At last year's Make Thomaston Shine event, city officials displayed some of the trash they had picked up off city streets.Pictured are City of Thomast... The 11th Annual Make Thomaston Shine begins this Saturday, April 5, with the Thomaston Spring Cleaning Yard Sale at the Greatest Generation Memorial Park.
Industry prospects impressed with economic support
The new projection system the Thomaston-Upson Industrial Development Authority installed at the local airport was put to good use when an international prospect flew into Upson County earlier this month.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Upson Rotary Club honors Teachers of the Year
The Thomaston TimesPictured are Dr. Maggie Shook, Superintendent of T-U schools; Dr. Randall Peters, President of Southern Crescent... If you ever take the time to think back on your school days, chances are you may not remember all the history, algebra or chemistry you had over the years; however, it is likely that you can remember who it was that ... (more)
City electric rates remain among lowest in Georgia
The City of Thomaston can mark another winter off as being one of the top 10 electrical utilities in the state charging the least amount per kilowatt hours for 500 kilowatt hours and 1,000 KWH.
Britty Dickens receives 2014 Service to Mankind Award
The Thomaston Sertoma Club awarded Dexter Brittain "Britty" Dickens, Jr. the "Service to Mankind Award" for 2014 last Thursday night.
Parting is such sweet sorrow
I used to think I'd spend my entire career at one newspaper. A friend and mentor of mine, Herman Cawthon, who passed away a few years ago, did just that.
Sun Mar 30, 2014
GDOT holding open house April 1 on widening 19
The Georgia Department of Transportation announces a public hearing open house to discuss the proposed plans to widen and reconstruct SR 3/US 19 from County Road to Atwater Road in Upson County.