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Releford named November Employee of the Month
Corey Releford was selected as the Upson County Employee of the Month for November 2013.
Wed Dec 18, 2013
More Developments Emerge from the Upson County Shooting
Upson County Sheriff Dan Kilgore says the residents of this Pleasnt Grove home, identified as 77 year old James Ross Reeves and 71 year old Linda Reeves, were both shot as they were entering their home Monday night.
Tue Dec 17, 2013
Elderly couple ambushed in Upson County backyard
An elderly couple was shot and left for dead in their own backyard in Upson County on Monday night, according to investigators.
Toys for Tots pub crawl starts tomorrow
The 8th Annual Toys for Tots Christmas Jam Pub Crawl will be held this week to benefit the children of Thomaston-Upson County.
Is no joint projects agreement harmful?
Attorneys for the City of Thomaston and Upson County came before Superior Court Judge Stephen Boswell Friday afternoon to argue for and against a temporary injunction filed by Thomaston which would require the county to honor the joint projects agreement signed by the two governments in August of this year.
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Barnesville restaurant owners shot in Yatesville home
An Upson county couple is in The Medical Center of Central Georgia after being shot Monday night at their home.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
BOC approves address display ordinance
After nearly three years of discussion and revisions, the Upson County Board of Commissioners approved an address display ordinance for the unincorporated areas of the county.
Lancaster Energy hopes to be open by end of year
Dec. 16 --At their November board meeting the Thomaston-Upson Industrial Development Authority executed bond financing for Lancaster Energy on behalf of the City of Thomaston .
Sat Dec 14, 2013
Blazes keeping firefighters busy
The Thomaston TimesA Thomaston firefighter brings a collapsible ladder out of an apartment at Potemkin Village.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Upson County leaders graduate from the Georgia Academy for Economic Development
SubmittedLeft to right are Daniel Jackson, Academy Board Member and President/CEO of Carroll County Chamber and Carroll Tomorrow, Thomaston City Counc... The Board of the Georgia Academy for Economic Development announces Upson County graduates from the 2013 Region 4 Multi-Day Training Program.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
'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)
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.
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)
Sat Nov 23, 2013
The game within the game
In criminal jury trials there is a "game within the game." The ultimate question is whether the defendant broke the law as alleged.
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
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.
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.