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CITY URGES CITIZENS TO PARTICIPATE IN 2020 CENSUS

The latest numbers for the 2020 Census participation for the State of Georgia show that nearly half of Thomas County residents have not yet been counted. Because responses to the census help shape future local funding decisions, City leaders are urging citizens to participate now to ensure that hundreds of billions of dollars in federal funding are accurately distributed to Thomas County for important programs and services like healthcare, emergency and disaster response, education, and...



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THOMASVILLE FIRE RESCUE ENCOURAGES FIREWORKS SAFETY FOR JULY 4TH FESTIVITIES

The Fourth of July marks a time for celebrations and gatherings with friends and families, but this year’s events may look slightly different due to COVID-19. Nationwide, the cancellations of firework displays due to the coronavirus pandemic have led to a surge in the sale of fireworks. With this in mind, Thomasville Fire Rescue (TFR) reminds the community of the importance of practicing fireworks safety. “The suspension of our annual CNSNext July 4th Celebration may lead to a rise of...



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INDEPENDENCE DAY CITY SERVICES SCHEDULE

The City of Thomasville administrative offices will be closed Friday, July 3, 2020 in observance of Independence Day. Because of the holiday observance, some City services will be affected. City services’ schedules are as follows: Utilities Response Center Regular 24-hour operational schedule. They can be reached by calling 229-227-5499. City of ThomasvilleResidential Refuse There will be no change to city residential pick-up schedules. Thomas County Residential...



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CITY OF THOMASVILLE OPERATIONAL UPDATE

City Manager Alan Carson has announced a reopening plan for City of Thomasville administrative buildings and facilities. The City Administrative Building and other facilities closed to the general public in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic. These facilities will reopen on Monday, July 13, 2020 – the day after Georgia’s Public Health State of Emergency is set to expire. “Throughout the pandemic, our City of Thomasville staff have continued to work through very challenging...



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UPCOMING ROADWAY WORK FOR PATTERSON STREET

City of Thomasville Utility crews are preparing a plan for repairs on Patterson Street between Briarcliff Drive and East Washington Street due to a wastewater main that failed in the area. Repairs will be made to the main and the roadway surface. The road will remain open as repair plans are being prepared. City of Thomasville staff requests that travelers avoid the area if at all possible. Residents in the area are encouraged to exercise caution and maintain a safe distance around...



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CITY OF THOMASVILLE OPERATIONAL UPDATE

Last week, Governor Brian Kemp issued a new Executive Order that continued Georgia’s public health state of emergency through July 12, 2020. At the same time, Governor Kemp also issued an Executive Order that provides guidance for reviving a healthy Georgia in response to COVID-19. City Manager Alan Carson said that based on these new Executive Orders, large community events such as CNSNext’s July 4th celebration will remain suspended. “We are very disappointed that we are unable...



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ROAD CLOSURE SCHEDULED FOR JONES STREET

City of Thomasville Utility crews will be working along Jones Street on Tuesday, June 9th. Crews will be installing stormwater drainage piping at a location between Fletcher Street and Bibb Avenue. The work is expected to occur between the hours of 8:00 am and 5:00 pm. There will be a temporary road closure in the area while the work is being completed. Local traffic will be permitted. Travelers in the area are encouraged to exercise caution while utilizing the Dowdell Street detour and...



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ROAD CLOSURE SCHEDULED FOR AUGUSTA AVENUE

City of Thomasville Utility crews will be working along Augusta Avenue on Monday, June 8th. Crews will be installing stormwater drainage piping at a location between Magnolia Street and Wright Street. The work is expected to occur between the hours of 8:00 am and 5:00 pm. There will be a temporary road closure in the area while the work is being completed. Local traffic will be permitted. Travelers in the area are encouraged to exercise caution while utilizing the 6th Avenue detour and...



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2020 HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS

June 1st marks the start of the 2020 hurricane season, and the City of Thomasville reminds residents about the importance of hurricane preparedness as the season approaches. Last season saw a record number of eighteen named storms, six hurricanes, and three major hurricanes. The 2019 season was the fourth consecutive year of above-average storm activity. “Weather analysts are predicting an above-average and extremely active 2020 season. The projection of an active season combined with...



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WEST JACKSON STREETSCAPE PROJECT RECOGNIZED BY GEORGIA APWA

The City of Thomasville’s West Jackson Streetscape Project has been honored with yet another statewide award. The project, which was completed in The Bottom District, was recently recognized as the 2020 Small Cities/Rural Communities Award Winner for Historical Restoration/Preservation by the Georgia Chapter of the American Public Works Association (APWA). The Sixth Annual Chapter Awards program recognizes outstanding public works employees, individual groups, and projects representing...



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ROAD CLOSURE FOR REMINGTON AVENUE

City of Thomasville Utility crews will begin work along Remington Avenue beginning Saturday, May 30th. Crews will be repairing a wastewater service line between Kern Street and Bennett Street. The work is expected to occur between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. and is expected to last approximately three days. There will be a temporary road closure in the area while the work is being completed. Local traffic will be permitted. Travelers in the area are encouraged to exercise...



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STORM DRAINAGE MAINTENANCE SCHEDULED FOR CAMPBELL STREET

City of Thomasville Utility crews will begin work along Campbell Street beginning Tuesday, May 26th. Crews will be repairing a storm drainage pipe on Campbell Street between West Jackson and Fleming Street. The work is expected to occur between the hours of 7:00 am and 4:00 pm, and is expected to last approximately three days. There will be a temporary road closure in the area while the work is being completed but local traffic will be permitted. Travelers in the area are encouraged to...