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8 hrs ago | Thomaston Times

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.

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11 hrs ago | Thomaston Times

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.

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Related Topix: Thomaston, GA, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, East Point, GA, Opinion

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Thomaston Times

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.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

13WMAZ.com

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.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Marine Corps, Thomaston, GA

Thomaston Times

The Thomaston Times print edition has a new look4:20 pm

The print edition of The Thomaston Times now features a new look designed to make the newspaper easier to read, more dependable in its layout, and more effective for our advertisers.

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Thomaston Times

Perdue wins Republican runoff for Senate9:10 am

Map courtesy of Georgia Secretary of StateThis map shows how counties voted in the Republican runoff for the U. S. Senate seat being vacated by Saxby Chambliss.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Saxby Chambliss

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Field day set in Upson for organic and non-GMO grain market

A field day will be held next week for farmers who want to know more about the growing market for organic and non-genetically modified organism grains.

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Related Topix: Spalding County, GA, The Rock, GA

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Greyhounds open preseason practice on Friday morning

The Greyhounds began their final week of voluntary summer workouts on Monday with morning weight lifting and then skills practice in helmets and shorts on the practice field.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Thomaston Times

BOC approves engineering costs for Zorn LandfillJuly 21st | 0

After ceasing operation in the early 90s, the Zorn Street Landfill is close to being officially closed down, according to Upson County Water Superintendent Danny Johnson.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

The Macon Telegraph

Modern camp meetings build on rich heritage of faith, family

"I would have married him anyway," said the 85-year-old retired teacher from Covington.

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Related Topix: Covington, GA, Newton County, GA, Salem, GA, Emory University

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Thomaston Times

Industry Tour gives teachers at look at jobs availalble

Representatives of the Thomaston-Upson School System participated in a tour of local industries on July 10, to gain a better understanding of what types of jobs are available in our community and what skills are needed to be successful in those positions.

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Related Topix: Thomaston, GA, Education Etc.

Thomaston Times

Summer lunch program feeding 600

The Thomaston-Upson County School System's Seamless Summer Meals program is providing an average of 200 children a day a free breakfast and an average of 600 children a day a free lunch.

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Related Topix: Lincoln Park, GA, Life, Food, Nutrition, Family, Kids

Thomaston Times

Sheriff's Office looking into number of thefts and burglaries

Investigators for the Upson County Sheriff's Office are looking into a variety of thefts and burglaries that have occurred around the county over the last couple of weeks.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Thomaston Times

Council hears from residents about Tobin

The Thomaston TimesState Senator Vincent Fort of Atlanta addresses the crowd in the R. E. Lee auditorium during the Thomaston City Cou... The Thomaston TimesPrior to the council meeting, a crowd of protesters gathered at the Upson County Courthouse and marched to the gove... A crowd of nearly 200 people filled the R.E. Lee Auditorium for the ... (more)

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Thomaston Times

Majority of weather sirens are installed

Thanks to a Response and Recovery grant program through FEMA and GEMA, Upson County was able to install six additional weather sirens throughout the county in hopes of giving better coverage to warn citizens of inclement weather.

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Related Topix: The Rock, GA, Yatesville, GA, Thomaston, GA

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Thomaston Times

Dr. L. L. Allen retiring after serving Thomaston for 50 years

Dr. Lawrence L. Allen was honored last week with a proclamation designating July 11, 2014 as "Dr. L.L. Allen Day" in the City of Thomaston, upon his retirement from practicing medicine in Thomaston over the last 50 years.

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Related Topix: Thomaston, GA, Lowndes County, GA, Valdosta, GA, Medical College of Georgia

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Thomaston Times

Summer lunch program feeding 600

The Thomaston-Upson County School System's Seamless Summer Meals program is providing an average of 200 children a day a free breakfast and an average of 600 children a day a free lunch.

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Related Topix: Lincoln Park, GA, Life, Food, Nutrition, Family, Kids

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Thomaston Times

Sheriff's Office looking into number of thefts and burglaries

Investigators for the Upson County Sheriff's Office are looking into a variety of thefts and burglaries that have occurred around the county over the last couple of weeks.

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Thomaston Times

Yatesville to honor veterans with flags and crosses

The City of Yatesville is looking for the names of a "few good men and women" who served in the military and are from Yatesville.

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Related Topix: Yatesville, GA, Henry County, GA, Hampton, GA, Memorial Day, Life, Holidays

Thomaston Times

Sen. Fort requests GBI widen TPD investigation

Sen. Vincent Fort has sent the following letter to Georgia Bureau of Investigation Director Vernon Keenan asking him to investigate the entire Thomaston Police Department in light of grievances filed against Officer Phillip Tobin and other law enforcement officials: I have previously requested that you investigate the actions of Officer Phillip ... (more)

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