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AUGUST FIRST FRIDAY CONCERT FEATURES BLEU BURDEN

The City of Thomasville First Friday concert series continues Friday, August 2nd from 6:00-10:00 PM in downtown Thomasville. This month’s theme is “Summertime Brews” and features the lively musical talents of local artists, Bleu Burden. Celebrate the “Summertime Brews” theme by stopping by one of the many participating downtown merchants to grab a drink in your Sip & Stroll cup, along with a wristband. You can swing by Liam’s to enjoy one of the twelve craft brews they have on...



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WEST JACKSON STREETSCAPE CONSTRUCTION CONTINUES

The West Jackson Streetscape Project is now in its third month of construction, and project leaders say that everything is moving forward as scheduled. Construction began in late April and remains on target for a November completion. “The construction of the West Jackson Street area is moving forward, and we are pleased with the progress of the project,” said Wayne Newsome, City of Thomasville Engineer. “Crews are working to keep the project moving forward while trying to minimize...



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CITY OF THOMASVILLE OFFERS ENERGY EFFICIENCY TIPS DURING HOTTER SUMMER MONTHS

It only takes a short time outside to realize that the temperatures are hot in southwest Georgia. With the heat continuing to rise, many utility customers may be nudging their thermostat down a bit, which can cause higher than normal utility bills. The City of Thomasville encourages its customers to be sure to use energy efficient means to help lessen the impact of increased utility bills that may occur during the warm summer months. “When it is hot outside, we know our customers can...



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ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT THE FOCUS OF PUBLIC OUTREACH SESSION

The City of Thomasville will launch a three-part public outreach session that is designed to help citizens understand the multiple components that help to build a strong local economy. The first session, in conjunction with the Payroll Development Authority, will kick off this month with “Let’s Discuss…Economic Development: Unraveling the Mystery.” The event will be held on Tuesday, July 30 from 6:00-7:00 pm in Council Chambers at the Thomasville Municipal Building, located at 144 E....



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NEW WATER MAIN INSTALLATION SCHEDULED FOR WEST JACKSON STREET

City of Thomasville Utility crews will be working in the 200 block of West Jackson Street in order to install a new water main as part of the West Jackson Streetscape Project. The work is set to take place on Tuesday, July 23rd from 6:00 p.m. until 7:00 a.m. the following morning. West Jackson Street will be closed to vehicular traffic during that time. Signage and cones will be in place and travelers are encouraged to exercise caution through the area. A map of the detour route is show...



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CNS Announces Rebrand as CNSNext

For more than 20 years, Community Network Services (CNS) has been the telecommunications and broadband service leader in southwest Georgia. With a history of providing Internet, telephone and digital television services to the communities of Thomasville, Cairo, Camilla, Moultrie, Pelham, Baconton, Doerun and Norman Park, CNS is now poised to move into a new era of providing key technological services to both residential and business customers. Beginning this month, CNS will be branded as...



NEW HISTORIC DISTRICT UNDER CONSIDERATION

Historic Preservation has played an important role in preserving Thomasville’s historic assets and the distinctive character that makes our community unique. There are currently five local historic districts, but that number could soon increase with a new historic district designation that is under consideration. “Protecting our local historic districts is very important,” said Kenny Thompson, City Planner. “Our communities become more vibrant by caring for historic...



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WATER MAIN REPAIRS SET FOR SMITH AVENUE

City of Thomasville Utility crews will be working in the area of 1100 Smith Avenue in order to complete repairs to water mains. The work is set to take place on July 25th from 5:30 pm until approximately 10:30 pm that evening. Travelers will be permitted through the inside east bound lane, however the outside east bound lane will be closed to traffic. Signage and cones will be in place and travelers are encouraged to exercise caution through the area. For additional information...



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TEMPORARY LANE CLOSURE ON EAST CLAY STREET

City of Thomasville crews will be cleaning and inspecting wastewater mains along East Clay Street beginning on Friday, July 19th. The work will take place from Springdale Circle to Ridgecrest Drive between the hours of 9:00 am and 5:00 p.m. and is being completed for an upcoming rehabilitation project being done in the area. Flagmen will coordinate traffic flow in these areas, which will reduce the roadway to one lane of traffic. We encourage travelers in the area to be prepared for...



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CITY HOSTS CONCEPT DESIGN OPEN HOUSE FOR REMINGTON AVENUE STREETSCAPE PROJECT

Last month, the City of Thomasville kicked off the public input sessions for the Remington Avenue Streetscape project. This process included a series of Discovery Walks and Public Input Workshops, all designed to gather information about what improvements citizens would like to see for this important roadway. On July 16th, the next phase of the improvement project will allow the community to view the preliminary concepts their ideas helped to create. “During last month’s public input...



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TEMPORARY FLETCHER STREET CLOSURE

*UPDATE: Due to weather delays, Fletcher Street between Fern Street and South College Street will remain temporarily closed until the morning of July 12, 2019. Regular traffic flow is expected to resume on July 12th. * The City of Thomasville will engage in cross drain installation on Fletcher Street between Fern Street and South College Street beginning on the morning of Monday, July 8th until the evening of Wednesday, July 10th. The work will require the temporary closure of the...



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TFR ENCOURAGES FIREWORKS SAFETY FOR JULY 4TH FESTIVITIES

The Fourth of July and other celebrations can be fun times with great memories. But each July 4th, thousands of people, most often children and teens, are injured while using consumer fireworks. Thomasville Fire Rescue (TFR) wants to make sure everyone knows about fireworks safety. “We don’t want you to spend your July 4th in the emergency room,” said Assistant Chief & Fire Marshal Tim Connell. “If used improperly fireworks can result in severe burns, blindness, scars and even...