Weekend storms in Georgia leave behind destruction, flooding
Gov. Brian Kemp toured the damage midday on Monday.
Dozens of Upson County roads closed due to flooding, more 'washed out'
Seven roads have been closed because of damage, according to Upson County Emergency Management. Another 23 roads throughout the county were closed because the flooding made them impassible.
Upson County road caves in: 'This one will affect a ton of folks'
Motorists are advised to find an alternative route for any necessary travel until the road can be fixed.
Upson County bridge, roads completely flooded, FEMA help requested
At least two spots in Upson County are completely submerged as a result of this weekend's severe weather across Georgia. Drivers should avoid these areas until further notice.
Police investigate fatal Upson County shooting as homicide
One suspect was arrested and charged with murder after a Saturday shooting in Thomaston.
Three arrested in suspected gang-related drug bust, Thomaston police say
Officials said they received multiple complaints that the suspects were brandishing weapons, selling drugs, flashing gang signs and threatening other residents with violence.
Eco-friendly building company to invest $59M in Middle Georgia HQ
Gov. Kemp was excited to announce the major investment was projected to create over 170 jobs for Georgians.
2 Ford Mustangs stolen from Thomaston dealership, police say
Police in Thomaston are trying to find two 2022 Ford Mustangs stolen overnight from a dealership.
Thomaston-Upson County Schools: 'Massager' was mistaken as firearm, prompting lockdown
Schools in Thomaston-Upson county were placed on lockdown after officials say they received a call about a firearm sighting, which turned out to be a hand held massager.
Upson County school bus driver killed, multiple children injured in crash
A school bus driver has been killed and at least two children has been hospitalized after an accident in Upson County.
Teen killed, 2 injured at Thomaston graduation party
Police said a teenager is dead and two are hurt after a shooting at a graduation party on Saturday in Thomaston.
Police investigate after deadly shooting at apartment complex in west central Georgia
Thomaston Police responded to the scene of a homicide at an apartment complex early Saturday morning.
Man shot while attempting to break into car, police say
Investigators believe the suspect, Randell Watt, was trying to open a Tahoe parked on 3rd Street in Thomaston when an armed resident came outside.
Sheriff: 16-year-old Florida girl reported missing while on Georgia field trip
Mia Brailford had come to a Georgia scouting base for a JROTC field trip. Over the weekend, she vanished one night after her roommate saw her in their tent.
Upson County schools requiring masks, extends virtual learning opt-in
The Upson County Board of Education voted unanimously to enact a temporary mask mandate at all Thomaston-Upson schools, which went into effect Wednesday.
Educators rush to help Georgia student who collapsed during field day
Several school employees and educators are being hailed heroes after a Georgia middle school student collapsed during a field day.
Federal funds will speed up road projects in rural Georgia by 13 years, officials say
Gov. Brian Kemp announced on Monday that $277 Million in federal coronavirus relief funding to the Georgia Department of Transportation will be dedicated to projects in Jefferson, Jasper, Putnam, Upson and Barrow counties.
Police searching for 'armed and dangerous' suspect involved in deadly home invasion
Investigators say 27-year-old Michael Gates was shot and killed when two armed robbers broke into his home. Investigators believe Jakari Daniel is involved.
25 arrested, 21 wanted in year-long Georgia gang operation
Georgia law enforcement agencies have arrested dozens of suspects after the year-long Operation Caged Dove.
18-year-old, instructor killed during skydiving accident in Upson County
A first time skydiver and her instructor were killed during a tragic skydiving accident on Sunday.