Publication: Thomaston Times

First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

BOE changing monthly meeting time to 6 p.m

The Thomaston-Upson Board of Education voted 7-0 to change their regular meeting times from 7 p.m. to 6 p.m. The action came at their regular BOE meeting on April 8.School Superintendent Dr. Maggie Shook brought up the issue, stating the board had talked ... [Published Thomaston Times - 2 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Bickley Reeves wins annual 'If I Were Mayor' essay contest

Bickley Reeves is the winner of this year’s ‘If I Was Mayor’ Essay Contest. Dawson Fleming is the runner-up. The contest is part of the annual Make Thomaston Shine and Georgia Cities Week. The Top 10 essay finalists were honored at the Thomaston City ... [Published Thomaston Times - 2 hours ago]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Group 'springs forward and rides' to fight childhood obesity

Imagine growing up with physical conditions related to being overweight? Being called horrible names or ridiculed? This is what the “Spring Forward and Ride” theme represents for the bicycle ride for many bikers on Saturday. The bikers represented the ... [Published Thomaston Times - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

'Under the direction of the Board of Commissioners…', Martha Anne McCrary remains Upson EMA Director

“Under the direction of the Board of Commissioners of Upson County, I have been directed to contact Miss Martha Anne McCarty. She has agreed to continue to be the EMA Director here at Upson County. There will be no status change. Everything will remain ... [Published Thomaston Times - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

BOC approves grant request for turning lane on 36

After speaking at last week’s board of commission meeting, Kyle Fletcher, Executive Director for the T-U Industrial Development Authority, gained the county’s support on a LMIG (Local Maintenance Improvement Grant) application for a turn lane on Highway ... [Published Thomaston Times - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

ULHS NJROTC GHSA Rifle Team finishes 2nd in State in Riflery!

SubmittedThe Upson Lee NJROTC GHSA Rifle Team competed in the Georgia State Championship this weekend at Ft. Benning and finished in 2nd Place, allowing them to be recognized as the Runner-Up for the State Championship. The team competed against 13 other ... [Published Thomaston Times - Apr 16 2014]
Entities: Georgia, Competent
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

10 arrested for meth manufacture after search of residence

Upson County Sheriff Dan Kilgore submitted the following press releases:In the pre-dawn hours of April 3, 2014 law enforcement officers from the Upson County Sheriff’s Office, Thomaston Police Department and the Meriwether County Sheriff’s Office executed ... [Published Thomaston Times - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

John Michael Williams named CrossPointe STAR Student

SubmittedCrossPointe Christian Academy is proud to name John Michael Williams as its Star Student for the 2013-14 school year. Star Student is awarded annually to a senior making the highest score on a single test date on the three part SAT exam, as well ... [Published Thomaston Times - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

No furlough days in school calendar

Thanks to the Georgia General Assembly approving the restoration of approximately $314 million of the $1 billion in yearly austerity reductions to the state’s education budget, for the first time since 2010, there will be no furlough days for school staff ... [Published Thomaston Times - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Reliable eye-witness testimony can’t be beat

Some scholars are studying eye-witness testimony. They claim it is unreliable. They want legislation to restrict its use in court.I wish they could have heard the victim in a trial last week in Fayette.The facts of the case are horrible.Our victim is ... [Published Thomaston Times - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Ten Cate donates $6,000 to volunteer fire departments

Ashley Biles|The Thomaston TimesUpson County’s six volunteer fire departments were surprise recipients of a $6,000.25 check from Ten Cate at the Smoke On The Water Festival last Saturday at Bickley’s Lake. All of Ten Cate’s T-shirts sales and Braves ticket ... [Published Thomaston Times - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Thank you

To the Editor:It is such an honor to be chosen as District Clerk of the Year for the 4 th , 5 th and 6 th Judicial Districts. It is always nice to be recognized for your work, but to have that recognition come from your peers makes it even more special.We ... [Published Thomaston Times - Apr 11 2014]
Entities: Calvert, Superior Court

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Bickley Reeves wins annual 'If I Were Mayor' es... [Published Thomaston Times - 2 hours ago]
BOE changing monthly meeting time to 6 p.m [Published Thomaston Times - 2 hours ago]
Group 'springs forward and rides' to fight chil... [Published Thomaston Times - Apr 18 2014]
'Under the direction of the Board of Commission... [Published Thomaston Times - Apr 17 2014]
BOC approves grant request for turning lane on 36 [Published Thomaston Times - Apr 17 2014]
ULHS NJROTC GHSA Rifle Team finishes 2nd in Sta... [Published Thomaston Times - Apr 16 2014]
10 arrested for meth manufacture after search o... [Published Thomaston Times - Apr 15 2014]
John Michael Williams named CrossPointe STAR St... [Published Thomaston Times - Apr 14 2014]
No furlough days in school calendar [Published Thomaston Times - Apr 13 2014]
Reliable eye-witness testimony can’t be beat [Published Thomaston Times - Apr 12 2014]
Ten Cate donates $6,000 to volunteer fire depar... [Published Thomaston Times - Apr 12 2014]
Skateboarders ask City Council to repeal helmet... [Published Thomaston Times - Apr 11 2014]
A downhill bail out at Montreat [Published Thomaston Times - Apr 11 2014]
Thank you [Published Thomaston Times - Apr 11 2014]
Easter Eggstravaganza is Saturday at The Rock R... [Published Thomaston Times - Apr 10 2014]
Non-profit healthcare facility seeks BOC support [Published Thomaston Times - Apr 09 2014]
Teresa Harper named District Superior Court Cle... [Published Thomaston Times - Apr 08 2014]
T-U School System awarded $2.3 million Striving... [Published Thomaston Times - Apr 07 2014]
Updating: Inconsiderate [Published Thomaston Times - Apr 05 2014]
Rotary Club wins Upson READ Trivia Bee [Published Thomaston Times - Apr 05 2014]
Yatesville Library reopening soon [Published Thomaston Times - Apr 05 2014]
TUAC’s Annual Talent Showcase Salute to the Gra... [Published Thomaston Times - Apr 03 2014]
Heading to the big city [Published Thomaston Times - Apr 03 2014]
Upson Rotary Club honors Teachers of the Year [Published Thomaston Times - Apr 03 2014]
Parting is such sweet sorrow [Published Thomaston Times - Apr 02 2014]
Protecting the elderly [Published Thomaston Times - Apr 02 2014]
City electric rates remain among lowest in Georgia [Published Thomaston Times - Apr 02 2014]
Britty Dickens receives 2014 Service to Mankind... [Published Thomaston Times - Apr 02 2014]
A glimpse at newspaper decline [Published Thomaston Times - Apr 02 2014]
California Dreaming [Published Thomaston Times - Apr 02 2014]
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