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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.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Providence sending care packages to soldiers10:06 am
The Thomaston TimesResidents at Providence Health and Rehab collected items and packed boxes to send as care packages to soldiers serving overseas and due to the high cost of shipping such large items, they are seeking the help of members in the community to sponsor one of the many boxes.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
$2,550 donation made to Gilmore Center6:54 am
The Thomaston TimesDave Penn and George Hightower, Jr. present the $2,550 check to Gilmore Center Executive Director Jim Aaron.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
EPD Hearing Aug. 4 on Tencate application9:32 am
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Environmental Protection Division will hold a public hearing at 7 p.m. on August 5 on a new application for the reissuance of an existing Land Application System by Tencate Protective Fabrics/Southern Mills, of 1683 Lawrence Road, Molena.
Meriwether busts three marijuana grow sites
Last week, authorities with the Meriwether County Sheriff's Office arrested two people after they located three separate outdoor marijuana growing sites in the county valued at more than $350,000.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Northridge Church seeking to reach the unchurched9:19 am
In this photo take from the Northridge Church facebook page, members of the new congregation of Northridge Church sit in the Upson County Fine Arts Center and listen to Pastor Marc Pritchett during a Sunday service.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Ethics Committee proposed9:04 am
Shirley RussellAtlanta attorney Maluwi Mal Davis and Thomaston native Kenan Walker stand on the steps of the government complex with others after they met with the Thomaston City Council.
Thoughts on the hubbub around Tobin7:16 am
The protest and debate over the incident in which Thomaston Police Officer Philip Tobin tasered Kelsey Rockemore is continuing as the city waits for the investigation by the GBI into Tobin's actions to be completed.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Time to start 'Back to School' preparations5:07 pm
The Thomaston TimesStudents and their parents head back to school last year at Upson-Lee South Elementary.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
New flight route allows Marines to fly closer to base
A new approved flight training route will allow Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 773 to conduct local terrain flight operations in the airspace above and adjacent to the eastern, uninhabited part of the base.