CITY OF THOMASVILLE HOLDS VIRTUAL BLACK HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATIONS

Adaptability, flexibility, and change are the “new normal” for events large and small nationwide. In a world that changed quickly due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many plans for public gatherings were adjusted, transitioned, and reassessed in order to comply with Governor Brian Kemp’s Executive Orders as well as health and safety guidelines issued by the Centers for Disease Control. City of Thomasville officials said that while 2020 brought disruptions to many community special events,...



2nd ANNUAL BLACK HISTORY PARADE, CELEBRATION TO FOLLOW

The City of Thomasville invites you to join the community in Downtown Thomasville on Saturday February 8th for a celebration our local Black History, with the 2nd Annual Black History Month Parade & Celebration. The 2nd Annual Black History Month parade is scheduled to begin at 10am. at the intersection of Broad Street and Washington Street (between Thomasville National Bank and the First Baptist Church parking lot). It will travel down Broad Street, turn right on West Jackson Street, and...



CITY OF THOMASVILLE PREPARES FOR BLACK HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATIONS

The national celebration of Black History Month is a time to honor the contributions of African Americans to our nation’s history. This year, the City of Thomasville is once again working with community partners to celebrate our local history. According to event organizers, 2020’s celebration will include online trivia contests, a parade and other community celebrations. “Black History Month is intended for the community to come together to celebrate the history and achievements...



The Power of Place Week 3: Churches

The Power of Place Week 3: Churches Churches have always played an important role in Thomasville’s African American history. In addition to filling a spiritual need, they also were (and continue to be) a place of cultural and social importance. This week, we are going to highlight several local churches of historical importance to Thomasville. Bethany Congregational Church 1122 Lester Street - Bethany Congregational Church is a United Church of Christ house of worship. It was...



CITY OF THOMASVILLE KICKS OFF BLACK HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATIONS

THOMASVILLE, GA – February 4, 2019 – The national celebration of Black History Month is a time to honor the contributions of African Americans to our nation’s history. This year, the City of Thomasville is once again working with community partners to celebrate our local history. According to event organizers, 2019’s celebration will include recognition of locations of importance to our own local history, online trivia contests, a parade and other community celebrations. “Last...