The Thomaston-Upson County  Industrial Development Authority partners with a number of local and state entities to assist businesses with research, job training, utilities. The Georgia Power Company Georgia Department of Economic Development Electric Cities of Georgia, Inc. Georgia Electric Membership Cooperation Upson County Board of Commissioners City of Thomaston Thomaston-Upson County Chamber of Commerce Thomaston Upson County School System Southern Crescent Technical College Georgia QuickStart Georgia Department of Labor Georgia Department of Community Affairs Upson Regional Medical Center Upson EMC Georgia Windstream Charter Communications CaterParrott Railnet