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AWARD WINNING FALL IN LOVE WITH TVILLE CAMPAIGN RETURNS

The leaves are starting to change and you can practically smell the pumpkin spice in the air, which can only mean one thing: fall is here! What better way to celebrate the beauty of the fall season than to capture it in photos and celebrate the images that reveal something special about life in Thomasville and Thomas County. With that goal in mind, the Thomasville Visitors Center is bringing back its award winning social media marketing campaign, #fallinlovewithtville. This popular campaign...



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WORK SCHEDULED FOR MCLEAN AVENUE

City of Thomasville crews will begin work on McLean Avenue between South Dawson Street and Snodgrass Lane on Monday September 23rd at 8:00 a.m. This drainage improvement work is expected to be completed by Thursday, September 26th at approximately 12:00 p.m. The work will require temporary lane closures and detours in the area. Travelers are encouraged to exercise caution and to be aware of potential traffic delays. For more information about this project, please call the City of...



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CITY OFFICES TO OBSERVE VETERAN’S DAY HOLIDAY

City Manager Alan Carson recently announced that there will be a new addition to the nine holidays observed by the City of Thomasville. Beginning this year, City administrative offices will be closed in observance of the Veterans Day holiday. Veterans Day, which is a federal holiday in the United States, is observed annually on November 11. “Veterans Day is designated as a day to honor all who have served in the United States Armed Forces,” said Carson. “There are a number of...



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CITY OF THOMASVILLE TOURISM DEPARTMENT RECEIVES PAUL BROUN AWARD FOR MARKETING INITIATIVES

The City of Thomasville tourism department recently received the Paul Broun Award for Marketing Initiatives. The award was given at the 2019 Georgia Governor’s Tourism Conference in LaGrange, GA and was in recognition of the City of Thomasville’s “Fall in Love with Tville” social media marketing campaign. “To be recognized and rewarded by other tourism professionals is an incredible feeling,” said Bonnie Hayes, City of Thomasville tourism manager. “This is an award we can...



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CITY’S NEXT “LET’S DISCUSS …” SESSION TO FOCUS ON THE IMPORTANCE OF SMALL BUSINESS AND DOWNTOWN THOMASVILLE

The City of Thomasville will host the final session of a three-part public outreach series designed to help citizens understand the multiple components that contribute to a strong local economy. “Let’s Discuss…Why Small Business is a Big Deal” will be held on Tuesday, September 24th 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...



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TEMPORARY LANE CLOSURE SCHEDULED FOR WEST JACKSON STREET

City of Thomasville crews will begin work along West Jackson Street at the South Martin Luther King Drive intersection beginning Tuesday, September 17th. Crews will be completing work on concrete curbing to tie South Martin Luther King Drive into West Jackson Street at the intersection. The work will begin at 8:00 am and is expected to be completed by 6:00 pm. There will be a temporary east bound, outside lane closure on West Jackson Street while the work is being completed. Travelers...



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TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURES SCHEDULED FOR NORTH BLVD.

City of Thomasville crews will begin work along North Boulevard beginning Friday, September 13th. Crews will be patching the roadway along North Boulevard between Short Broad and Short Madison Streets. The work will begin at 8:00 am and is expected to be completed by noon. There will be temporary street closures on North Boulevard while the work is being completed. Travelers in the area are encouraged to exercise caution, and to be aware of potential traffic delays. For more...



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THOMASVILLE RECEIVES DOWNTOWN AWARDS

Members of the City of Thomasville recently accepted two awards from the Georgia Downtown Association. The awards were in recognition of the Creative District Vision Plan and the West Jackson Streetscape Project. According to City Manager Alan Carson, these awards represent the efforts of many in the community who believed in the vision for the area of West Jackson Street known as The Bottom District. “These awards are something that all of Thomasville can be proud of, because it...



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ROAD CLOSURES SCHEDULED FOR TEDDY STREET

City of Thomasville crews will begin work along Teddy Street beginning Monday, September 16th. Crews will be replacing a sewer main along Teddy Street between Fletcher Street and Bibb Lane. The work is expected to take place between the hours of 7:00 am and 4:00 pm., and is expected to be completed in two months. There will be temporary street closures on Teddy Street while the work is being completed. Travelers in the area are encouraged to exercise caution, and to be aware of...



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DOWNTOWN THOMASVILLE SIDEWALK SALE TO BE HELD SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14TH

The Downtown Thomasville Sidewalk Sale will be held Saturday, September 14th beginning at 10 am. Participating merchants will feature deals and steals on everything from antiques to trendy clothing and lots more. “The Downtown Thomasville Sidewalk Sale is a wonderful opportunity to experience the world-class shopping Downtown Thomasville offers while getting a great deal in the process,” says April Norton, City of Thomasville Main Street and Business Development Director. ...



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FIRST FRIDAY SIP AND STROLLS CONTINUE THIS MONTH WITH MUSIC BY THE HONEY HOUNDS

The City of Thomasville’s First Friday Sip and Stroll concert series continues this Friday, September 6th from 6:00- 10:00 pm in downtown Thomasville. This month’s concert features the musical stylings of the Honey Hounds. Following the 2017 release of their EP “Midnight Magic,” the Honey Hounds have continued to reenergize the soul genre, embodying the rock-n-roll lifestyle while embracing the roots of soul and funk. Balancing between righteousness and the spirituality that...



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CITY BEGINS STORM PREPARATIONS

All eyes are on the tropics this holiday weekend as a strengthening Hurricane Dorian approaches. Dorian is churning and strengthening in the warm Atlantic waters and, while her eventual track is still unknown, the City of Thomasville is actively monitoring the situation and preparing for adverse weather conditions should a shift in the storm’s track bring Dorian closer to home. “While Dorian’s track and the potential impact is still uncertain, we are taking the time now to make...