15 hrs ago
Proposed utility rate increases in Thomaston budget
If the Thomaston City Council agrees with City Manager Patrick Comiskey's recommendations for the 2014 budget, city residents could be seeing rate increases in water and sewerage, electricity, and sanitation on their bills.
15 hrs ago
'It's a wonderful Christmas time'
Christmas is a wonderful time in Upson County, with plenty of events going on. Saturday afternoon, the Armstrong School of Dance presented their Christmas Recitals at the Upson-Lee Fine Arts Center, with the younger dancers performing at 2 p.m. and the older ones at 5 p.m. In the upper photo, some of the senior dancers took part in the ballet ... (more)
23 hrs ago
The Nutcracker at The Ritz Sunday
The Ritz Theatre on the square in Thomaston will present a special screening of the Mariinsky Theatre's The Nutcracker in on Sunday, December 15, 2013, at 2:30 p.m. SpectiCast, an industry leader in cultural art film distribution, brings the Tchaikovsky ballet masterpiece to the silver screen in 2D and 3D, ground-breaking projects only the ... (more)
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Lancaster Energy hopes to be open by end of year
At their November board meeting the Thomaston-Upson Industrial Development Authority executed bond financing for Lancaster Energy on behalf of the City of Thomaston.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
First Baptist Bell Tower dedicated
The Thomaston TimesThe Bell Tower Committee members are, left to right,Bill Tab, Bob Cochran, Martha Brewton, Rev.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Sounds of the Season will be Monday, Dec. 2.
The Thomaston-Upson Arts Council presents its annual 'Sounds of the Season' concert on Monday, December 2, at 7 p.m. in the Upson-Lee Fine Arts Center.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
The Macon Telegraph
Boxes of kindness: Operation Christmas Child to send thousands of shoeboxes around the globe
Laura Corley/The Telegraph Byron, GA 1 1/25/13 Boxes of Christmas gifts are loaded onto a truck at Byron United Methodist Church as a part of the Operation Christmas Child program recently.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
1,109 boxes collected this year for Operation Christmas Child
Those of us who profess to be Christians are called to spread not only the Word, but also the love of Christ throughout the world.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Women in military honored by Historical Society
The Thomaston TimesLeft to right are the program speakers and some of Upson County's female military veterans: Reg Hawkins in England; she was one of just 25 American women chosen to fly.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Consolidation not in future for city, says Mayor Arnold
With the issue of consolidation having been brought forth by Upson County Commission Chairman Rusty Blackston, who is seeking citizen input on the question of consolidation, during the public participation portion of the Thomaston City Council meeting on November 19, Mayor Hays Arnold was asked for his view on consolidation, and if it would work ... (more)
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Potato Creek remains offline as water source
The Potato Creek pumps continue to remain silent, more than two months after a contaminant was found in Potato Creek upstream in Lamar County.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
SPLOST work progressing on school buildings
When warm temperatures return next summer, students at Upson-Lee North Elementary will remain cool as the updating of the building's air conditioning system has been completed.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Nutcracker Ballet features two Thomaston girls
For the first time since 1998, the Griffin Ballet Theatre will present The Nutcracker in Thomaston with the show taking place on Sunday, November 24 at 3 p.m. at the Upson-Lee Fine Arts Center.
Penny ponders: Serendipity surprises
Many of us have experienced those "serendipity" moments in our life. You know, where things seem to unexpectedly, happily, fit together.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
LOST percentages will remain same, says Ellington
How long will it be before the Local Option Sale Tax and service delivery agreement between Upson County, the City of Thomaston, and the City of Locust Grove is finalized? That is the question that was on the minds of the Yatesville City Council at their meeting November 11. Yatesville currently receives 2 percent of the LOST and under an agreement ... (more)
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Tradition of Empty Stocking Fund continues
The 64th annual Empty Stocking Fund is continuing in Upson County as Thomaston Ford joins forces with The Thomaston Times and other businesses to provide food, clothing and gifts to families with children at Christmastime.
Beretta Firearms not coming to Upson, says Blackston
Commission Chairman Rusty Blackston announced he had been told Project Clover will not be locating in Thomaston at last week's Upson County Board of Commissioners' meeting.
24 hours at the world's busiest airport
Airports are gateways to journeys, not the final stop. But for 24 hours, we made the world's busiest airport our destination -- and discovered a world with its own culture, marketplace and transit system, people who make it hum, even a taste of the exotic.
HYPERAMS, LLC to Hold Upcoming Live and Online Auctions of Heavy...
The auctions will include: Assets of Triumph Packaging, Assets Excess from the Ongoing Operations of Alpen HPP, and Excess Equipment to the Ongoing Operations of MPI.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Afghans made, donated to Georgia military families
The local unit of United Methodist Women, Thomaston First United Methodist Church, are making afghans, lap robes, and baby/children's afghans and blankets for the families of service men and women in Georgia as their on-going mission project.