7 hrs ago
Change in time for Upson County Board of Commission meeting
According to Upson County Clerk Jessica Jones, tonight's county commissioner's meeting will be held at 6 p.m. instead of 7 p.m. in the City-County Meeting Room of the Government Complex, located at 106.
12 hrs ago
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.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Fire gear request denied by BOC
At last week's Upson County Board of Commission meeting, Northside Volunteer Fire Department was denied a request made to the board for the purchase of protective gear through using funding designated for the VFD's in the 2011 SPLOST.
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)
And a little child shall lead them
I have said many times before, my favorite part of this job is getting to meet interesting people and share their stories with our readers and that is a fact that remains true to this day.
Yatesville in need of new water source
The City of Yatesville may soon need to start buying water from Lamar County, if a solution to their drying up city wells is not found.
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.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Garbage bill hike concerns senior citizens
Upson County officials recently made the decision to take over the billing and collection portion of the garbage services, which are contracted through Waste Industries, and are in the process of getting everything ready for the October through December billing cycle.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
The Macon Telegraph
Modern camp meetings build on rich heritage of faith, family
York Griscom, center, puts his arm around his grandmother Sara Stone, 91, during a prayer at the evening worship service during camp meetings of the Smyrna Presbyterian Church in Conyers on June 24. “I would have married him anyway,” said the 85-year-old retired teacher from Covington.
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.