CITY OF THOMASVILLE COVID-19 RESPONSE UPDATE

On Wednesday, April 1, 2020, Governor Brian Kemp announced an Executive Order that would require all Georgians to shelter in place, beginning at 6:00 p.m. today, April 3rd. This order will be in effect through 11:59 p.m. on Monday, April 13, 2020. The Executive Order mandates that residents and visitors of the State of Georgia shelter in place within their places of residence and remain there while taking every possible precaution to limit social interaction to prevent the spread or...



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GOOD FRIDAY CITY SERVICES SCHEDULE

City of Thomasville administrative offices will be closed Friday, April 10, 2020, in observance of Good Friday. Because of the observance, some City services will be affected. City services’ schedules will be as follows: Utilities Response Center Regular 24-hour operational schedule. They can be reached by calling 229-227-5499. City of Thomasville Residential Refuse City of Thomasville residential refuse collection will remain on their normal schedule. Customers are asked to please...



THOMASVILLE’S WILLIAMS ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT

Lynn Williams, Executive Director for Economic Development and Communications for the City of Thomasville, has announced her retirement, effective May 1, 2020. Williams has served the City of Thomasville for more than thirty years. She joined the City of Thomasville in 1989 as Deputy City Marshal. “I am grateful for the many opportunities afforded me throughout my career and for the forward-thinking leadership that has placed Thomasville in an enviable position among cities of our...



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CITY OF THOMASVILLE RECEIVES PLATINUM AWARD

The City of Thomasville’s Water Treatment Plant was recently recognized by the Georgia Association of Water Professionals (GAWP) for operating with perfection during 2019. For this achievement, the Water Treatment Plant received a Platinum Award by the GAWP in recognition of a full year of meeting or exceeding compliance standards with all Safe Drinking Water Act requirements. “It is an honor for our Water Treatment Plant to be recognized by the GAWP with the Platinum Award,” said...



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THOMAS COUNTY RESIDENTS DOING THEIR PART TO BE COUNTED IN THE 2020 CENSUS

The 2020 Census count is underway and residents of Thomas County and Thomasville are doing their part to be counted. The City of Thomasville reminds residents that Census Day is observed nationwide on Wednesday, April 1st. Residents should count themselves where they live as of April 1, 2020. ‘To date, Thomas County has a 32.1% self-response rate,” said Sherri Nix, City of Thomasville Public Outreach Manager. “Thomasville residents have really done a great job in the early weeks of...



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CITY OF THOMASVILLE PARTNERS WITH CHAMBER TO PROMOTE LOCAL BUSINESS

The City of Thomasville’s GIS and Main Street Departments have collaborated with the Thomasville-Thomas County Chamber of Commerce to promote local businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. The agencies have together created a Geographic Information System (GIS) map to pull together information related to Thomasville’s small business community. In launching the map, the partnership intends to assist local businesses while providing valuable information to residents. Duane Treadon,...



CITY OF THOMASVILLE ANNOUNCES ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER

City Manager Alan Carson has announced an administrative order for the City of Thomasville in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This order comes after the Thomasville City Council voted unanimously to declare an official state of emergency for Thomasville on Tuesday, March 24, 2020, which enacts Chapter 7 of the City’s Code of Ordinances, ‘Emergency Management.’ This administrative order is in effect for thirty days from the official declaration of the local state of emergency, or...



THOMASVILLE CITY COUNCIL DECLARES LOCAL STATE OF EMERGENCY

The Thomasville City Council voted unanimously to Declare a Local State of Emergency in a Council meeting held on Tuesday March 24th. Council did not announce any actions that will be taken in connection with the Declaration. On Wednesday, March 25, 2020, at 7:00p.m. the Council will meet to consider on second reading an Ordinance to delete in its entirety Chapter 7, Captioned “Emergency Management “of the City of Thomasville Code of Ordinances and replace the same with a new Chapter...



THOMASVILLE CITY COUNCIL ANNOUNCES CALLED MEETING

The Thomasville City Council will meet at 7 pm on Wednesday, March 25, 2020, to consider on second reading an Ordinance to delete in its entirety Chapter 7, Captioned “Emergency Management “ of the City of Thomasville Code of Ordinances and replace the same with a new Chapter 7, Captioned “Emergency Management.” Click here to view the agenda. Meetings of the Thomasville City Council are open to the public. However, it is recommended that citizens are mindful of guidelines...



THOMASVILLE CITY COUNCIL ANNOUNCES CALLED MEETING

The Thomasville City Council will be meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday March 24, 2020. The purpose of the meeting is to consider on first and second reading under resolution of emergency a new Chapter 7 Emergency Management Ordinance of the Code of Ordinances. The purpose of considering this ordinance is to update the emergency management procedures and powers of the City. The meeting will also consider on first and second reading under resolution of emergency an Ordinance to Declare a Local...



CITY OF THOMASVILLE COVID-19 UPDATE

The City of Thomasville has announced changes to operational procedures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Effective Monday, March 23, 2020, the City Administrative Building and other facilities will be closed to the general public. City Manager Alan Carson said that despite these closings, the business of operating both local government and public utilities would continue. “While we are taking precautions to protect the health and safety of our customers and our staff, we realize...



CITY OF THOMASVILLE LAUNCHES COVID-19 INFORMATIONAL WEBPAGE

In order to assist our citizens, customers and staff with information regarding the spread of COVID-19, the City of Thomasville has launched an informational page on its website Thomasville.org. “City leadership continues to monitor the situation and as new information becomes available, we feel it is important to keep our community informed,” said Alan Carson, City of Thomasville City Manager. “The City of Thomasville is here to serve our entire community now and throughout this...