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TEMPORARY LANE CLOSURE FOR REPAIRS TO MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM

The City of Thomasville’s Municipal Auditorium will be undergoing some necessary maintenance beginning on August 28th until September 4th, 2019. The repairs being completed will require access to the building’s roof. In order to complete the repairs, heavy equipment and materials will be staged on a portion of Crawford Street. For the safety of the community and those working, there will be a partial lane closure in the area of Crawford Street and Jackson Street from August 28th...



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CITY HOSTS EVENT FOR REMINGTON AVENUE STREETSCAPE PROJECT

In June of this year, the City of Thomasville began the process of creating an improvement plan for one of Thomasville’s most important roadways. The process involved multiple engagement sessions for the improvement area, which includes Remington Avenue from East Pinetree Boulevard to Kern Street and from Kern Street to Smith Avenue. On Thursday, August 29th, the City of Thomasville will present the final concept design to the community for this important corridor. “Several public...



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TPD ANNOUNCES SCHOOL ZONE SAFETY PROGRAM

The Thomasville Police Department has announced a new initiative that is targeted at making school zones safer for our community’s youngest citizens. TPD’s School Zone Safety Program, a comprehensive program aimed at protecting students in school zones and making schools safer, was announced today by Chief Troy Rich. Chief Rich said this cutting-edge program will automatically enforce existing school zone speed limits. “Our number one goal with this program is to reduce...



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WASTEWATER WORK SCHEDULED FOR W. LOOMIS ST. AND SOUTH ST. INTERSECTION

City of Thomasville crews will begin work at the intersection of West Loomis Street and South Street beginning Monday, August 26th. The work being completed will include the installation of an additional sanitary wastewater main to improve flow through the system. The work is anticipated to begin at 8:30 am with completion at approximately 4:00 pm. There will be road closures on both West Loomis Street and South Street while the work is being completed. Travelers in the area are...



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UTILITY WORK SCHEDULED FOR EAST CLAY STREET

City of Thomasville crews will begin work along East Clay Street between Ridgecrest Drive and Springdale Circle later this week. Work on the storm drain crossing will begin Thursday, August 22nd and will occur between the hours of 8:00 am and 12:00 pm. There will be temporary lanes closures in place along East Clay Street while the work is being completed. Travelers in the area are encouraged to exercise caution, and to be aware of potential traffic delays. Work is expected to be...



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CITY’S NEXT “LET’S DISCUSS …” SESSION TO EXPLAIN WHY TOURISM IS BIG BUSINESS

The City of Thomasville will host the second in a three-part public outreach series designed to help citizens understand the multiple components that contribute to a strong local economy. “Let’s Discuss…Tourism in Thomasville” will be held on Tuesday, August 27th from 6:00-7:00 pm in Council Chambers at the Thomasville Municipal Building, located at 144 E. Jackson Street. “The ‘Let’s Discuss…’ series allows the City of Thomasville to explore complex subjects with our...



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CITY OF THOMASVILLE ACHIEVES LOCAL ADMINISTERED PROJECTS CERTIFICATION

The City of Thomasville recently achieved Local Administered Projects (LAP) Certification through the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT). This certification means that the City of Thomasville is now certified to locally administer and execute the policies and procedures for Federal and State compliance in order to receive federal funding participation. According to City staff, this certification can be beneficial as the City of Thomasville seeks additional funding...



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ROAD CLOSURES SCHEDULED FOR WEST JACKSON STREET AND OAK STREET

City of Thomasville Utility crews will begin work along West Jackson Street and Oak Street beginning Tuesday, August 13th. Crews will be removing water valves along both Oak Street and West Jackson Street between Stevens Street and Remington Avenue. The work is expected to begin on Tuesday at 6:00 pm and be completed by Wednesday, August 14th at 8:00 am. The work being completed will require street closures on both sides of West Jackson and Oak Street. Travelers in the area are...



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CITY OF THOMASVILLE TO HOLD COMMUNITY HOME INVESTMENT PROGRAM (CHIP) HOUSING REHABILITATION PUBLIC MEETING

The City of Thomasville has been awarded a $300,000 Community HOME Investment Program (CHIP) Grant from the Georgia Department of Community Affairs. A public meeting for housing rehabilitation will be held on Thursday, August 15th that will help identify homeowners in the target area that are eligible to receive assistance. The target area includes the following streets and adjacent areas: Grove Pointe Drive Emily Lane Marisa Court Hayden Way Highland Street Cannon...



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SEWER MAIN REPLACEMENT SCHEDULED FOR PEAR STREET

City of Thomasville Utility crews will begin work along Pear Street beginning Monday, August 5th. Crews will be replacing a sewer main on Pear Street between South Street and Orange Street. The work is expected to be completed between the hours of 7:00 am and 4:00 pm each day. The project is anticipated to last three months. There will be partial and temporary street closures during the construction. Travelers in the area are encouraged to exercise caution and be aware of potential...



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WATER MAIN REPAIR SET FOR OAK STREET

City of Thomasville Utility crews will be working on Oak Street between West Washington Street and West Monroe Street in order to complete necessary repairs to water mains in the area. The work is being done on August 1st, 2019 from 6:00 a.m. until approximately 1:00 p.m. A detour plan is in place and travelers are encouraged to exercise caution in the area. For additional information on the work being completed, accessibility, and detours, please call the City of Thomasville’s...



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DETOUR ROUTE CHANGES FOR WEST JACKSON STREET

Construction has begun on the south side (inbound lane) of the 200 and 300 blocks of West Jackson Street. One-way vehicular traffic and on-street parking are available on the north side (outbound lane) of West Jackson Street. Signage and cones are in place to mark the detour and travelers are encouraged to exercise caution throughout the area. A map of the detour route utilizing Lee Street and Jefferson Street is shown below. For additional information on this project, please contact...