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COUNCILMEMBER FLOWERS ELECTED GMA DISTRICT 10 OFFICER

Thomasville City Councilmember Jay Flowers has been elected District 10’s 2021-2022 Second Vice President for the Georgia Municipal Association. District officers are elected through a vote conducted by elected municipal officials in each of GMA’s 12 districts. Nominations for officer positions are submitted by current and past officers. “I am honored for the opportunity to represent the City of Thomasville as part of the GMA leadership,” said Flowers. “My goal as an officer is...



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MAYOR HOBBS APPOINTED TO WATER PLANNING COUNCIL

State of Georgia Lieutenant Governor Geoff Duncan recently appointed City of Thomasville Mayor Greg Hobbs to the Lower Flint – Ochlockonee Regional Water Planning Council. The appointment is effective immediately and is scheduled to last for a four-year term. “It is my distinct honor to accept Lieutenant Governor Duncan’s appointment to the Lower Flint – Ochlockonee Regional Water Planning Council,” said Hobbs. “I look forward to the opportunity to serve our region, alongside...



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THOMPSON RECEIVES AICP CERTIFICATION

Kenneth Thompson, City of Thomasville City Planner, recently received his planning certification from the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP). As a professional development branch of the American Planning Association (APA), the AICP provides the only nationwide, independent verification of planners' qualifications. “Becoming a certified planner is a major milestone in my career,” said Thompson. “This certification represents a primary obligation to serve the public...



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CITY OF THOMASVILLE CELEBRATES ESSENTIAL EMPLOYEES DURING 2021 WASTE & RECYCLING WORKERS WEEK

The City of Thomasville is proud to announce it has joined cities across the state to celebrate 2021 Waste & Recycling Workers Week. On February 23rd, 2021, Governor Brian Kemp proclaimed the week of June 17th (June 14 -18) as Waste and Recycling Workers Week across the state of Georgia. This week-long awareness effort is focused on the essential work provided by solid waste workers. “We are proud to participate in this state-wide effort to ensure that our solid waste and landfill...



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CITY LAUNCHES PODCAST

The City of Thomasville has launched a new initiative that is targeted at helping to provide additional information to customers and citizens. ‘Thomasville Insights with the City of Thomasville’ is a new podcast aimed at providing listeners with insightful information from local experts on everything from Thomasville history, City-sponsored events, daily operations, and business processes. The new podcast will be released on Monday, June 14th. Sarah Baggett, Director of Marketing, and...



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TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURE SCHEDULED FOR SOUTH PINETREE BOULEVARD

Contractors are scheduled to begin work to install a water main across South Pinetree Boulevard at the Orange Street intersection beginning Monday, June 14th. The work is scheduled to begin at 10:00 p.m. and is expected to last four hours. There will be a temporary road closure on South Pinetree Boulevard west of the Orange Street intersection while the work is being completed. The construction will also require a temporary lane closure on Tuesday June 15th to patch each lane of the...



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JUNETEENTH CITY SERVICES SCHEDULE

The City of Thomasville administrative offices will be closed Friday, June 18, 2021, in observance of the Juneteenth holiday. Due to the holiday observance, some City services will be affected. City service 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 Friday schedule....



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CITY OF THOMASVILLE HOSTS PREMIERE OF DOCUMENTARY ON THE BOTTOM AT THE RITZ AMPHITHEATER

From the early 1900s through the 1970s, the 200 and 300 blocks of West Jackson Street, known locally as The Bottom, were the heart of Thomasville’s African American community. On Friday, June 11th, as part of the continuing effort to honor this historic district, the City of Thomasville will premiere ‘The Bottom: Stores and Stories of West Jackson Street,’ a documentary that provides history, memories, and reflection of the district through the eyes and hearts of members of the...



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CITY OF THOMASVILLE TO LAUNCH NEW BILLING SOFTWARE AND IMPROVED UTILITIES ONLINE SERVICE

The City of Thomasville is pleased to announce the upcoming launch of its improved online billing and payment solution, Utilities Online. As a result, customers will notice new billing statements beginning this month. Customers will also have access to limited services on Monday, June 7th as a result of the billing conversion. “We are very excited to complete our billing software conversion and begin using the new software platform full-time,” said Sheryl Sealy, Executive Director...



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TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURE FOR REMINGTON AVENUE

City of Thomasville Utility crews are scheduled to begin work on replacing a fire hydrant along Remington Avenue between Dawson Street and South Love Street beginning Tuesday, June 8th. The work is scheduled to begin at 6:00 p.m. and is expected to last four hours. There will be a temporary road closure on Remington Avenue allowing local traffic only while the work is being completed. The access road to the Marriot Hotel along Dawson Street and McLean Avenue will remain open to...



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CITY ANNOUNCES THE RELEASE OF ANNUAL WATER CONSUMER CONFIDENCE REPORT

The City of Thomasville is proud to announce the release of its 2020 Water Consumer Confidence Report (CCR). This annual report highlights the City’s accomplishments, infrastructure, and results of the Environmental Protection Agency’s testing requirements for safe drinking water. The City has been producing the report for the community for over 20 years. “The City of Thomasville is pleased to release the 2020 Water Consumer Confidence Report to our community,” said Chris White,...



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FIRST FRIDAY SIP AND SHOP AND SHOW & SHINE CAR & TRUCK SHOW SET FOR JUNE 4

The City of Thomasville’s 2021 First Friday Sip and Shop series continues on Friday, June 4th with an event-filled evening in beautiful downtown Thomasville. Attendees sipping and shopping through the downtown event area will be treated to the Show & Shine Car & Truck Show, street entertainment, The FIRM Dance Company performance, food trucks, and a concert by Nashville country artist John King at The Ritz Amphitheater to cap off the evening. “Our June First Friday Sip and Shop will...