Thursday Nov 28
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.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Community wide Thanksgiving Service Wednesday at First Baptist
The Upson Ministerial Alliance is inviting all churches in Upson County to come together for a community wide Thanksgiving Service on Wednesday, November 20, at 7 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Thomaston.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
BOC looking for input on consolidation at same time city looking for own animal officer
Upon County Commission Chairman Rusty Blackston made an announcement during Tuesday's board meeting that he feels consolidating the local governments would be in the best interest of the community and he would like input from the citizens on the matter.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Senoia musician to shoot video at Rock Ranch on Sunday
Not pictured is Israel, who was born on Oct. 7. Local Christian artist John Waller will be shooting a music video for his new song, "Orphan," beginning at 2 pm Sunday at Truett Cathy's Rock Ranch in Upson County, and families with children are invited to participate.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Ruth Hatchett receives Lifetime Achievement Award
When it comes to serving in the community, Mrs. Ruth Hatchett has been involved in so many organizations than it is hard to narrow it down to just a few.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
Women in the Armed Forces recognized Nov. 16
"Recognition of Women in the Armed Forces" will be the focus of the Upson Historical Society Veterans Day Progam.