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CONSTRUCTION CONTINUING IN FLETCHERVILLE COMMUNITY

Construction is underway today on Wright Street between Hopkins Street and Bryant Street. A detour will be in place taking travelers from Wright Street to Fern Street, through Lester Street onto Hopkins Street and back on to Wright Street. This work is anticipated to take most of the day to complete. Construction will also take place this week on Fern Street between Magnolia Street and South Street. This work is anticipated to take all day on Wednesday, January 16. There will be no...



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LESTER ST. CONSTRUCTION AND DETOUR PLANNED

Construction is underway today on Lester Street. Detours are in place that will take traffic down Fern Street to Fletcher Street then down College Street to Lester Street. Work is expected to take most of the day to complete. For questions regarding the detour and the work being done, please contact the City of Thomasville engineering department at 229-227-7009. To view the detour map, click here.



TPD WARNS OF UTILITY PAYMENT SCAM

It may be a new year, but Thomasville Police Department warns that the same old scams are making the rounds. According to Assistant Chief Eric Hampton, reports have been received by TPD of City of Thomasville Utilities customers receiving calls demanding immediate payment by telephone for utility services. “These types of calls are not unusual, and they are a fairly common method for scamming unsuspecting people out of money,” said Hampton. “A good rule of thumb is to never, ever...



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COLLEGE ST. CONSTRUCTION AND DETOUR PLANNED

Construction on College Street is planned for this Thursday, January 10, 2019. There will be a detour in place for this area in order to complete a water main tap that runs across the roadway. The construction is being completed by a contractor and is part of the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Project to improve water and wastewater infrastructure in the Fletcherville community. The detour will have College Street between Lester Street and Wright Street closed to thru...



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CITY OF THOMASVILLE PLANS STREET IMPROVEMENTS TO S. MLK JR. DR.

The City of Thomasville recently held a pre-construction meeting and discussed planned street improvements on South Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, with construction slated to begin January 7, 2019. Construction for this project is expected to take six (6) months to complete. “This construction will improve pedestrian and bicyclist safety for the entire neighborhood, by providing a safe sidewalk separated from the roadway that is sufficiently wide to accommodate both pedestrians and...



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SCHEDULED CNS OUTAGE ON JANUARY 15-16 WILL EFFECT ALL SERVICES IN THOMASVILLE AREA

A scheduled CNS outage effecting all services will occur on January 15th from 11:59 p.m. until work is completed at approximately 7:00 a.m. on January 16th. This scheduled outage will affect all services in the outage area, including telephone, internet, and cable services. The following areas will be affected: HWY 122 at Magnolia Street (Metcalfe) Areas of Shallow Brook Areas of Metcalf Rd. West Jackson Street at South Pinetree Blvd. (at Petro) Metcalf Rd. at Habersham...



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BLUEPRINT: THOMASVILLE 2028 CONTINUES WITH CODE UPDATE

In July of this year, the Thomasville City Council unanimously adopted Blueprint: Thomasville 2028, the comprehensive plan for the City. Building on the confidence, momentum and energy created during the comprehensive planning process, the focus now shifts to implementation. That initiative, according to City planners, will begin next month when a 12-18 month process kicks off that will address Thomasville’s development code. “Our goal is to utilizing a public process that will...



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HOLIDAY CITY SERVICES SCHEDULE

The City of Thomasville offices will be closed Monday, December 24 and Tuesday, December 25 in observance of the Christmas holidays. City offices will also be closed Tuesday, January 1, in observance of New Year’s Day. Because of the holiday observance, some City services will be affected. City services’ schedules are as follows: Energy Control Center Regular 24-hour operational schedule City of Thomasville Residential Refuse Services will be unchanged Monday, December 24,...



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CITY EARNS EXCELLENCE IN FINANCIAL REPORTING AWARD

For the seventeenth consecutive year, the City of Thomasville’s Financial Services Division has received the Government Finance Officers Association’s (GFOA) Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting award. The award is in recognition for the City’s 2017 Comprehensive Financial Report (CAFR). “The GFOA established the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting Program in 1945 to encourage and assist state and local governments to go...



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LESTER STREET REPAIR RESCHEDULED

Work that was expected to begin this week on Fletcher Street has been rescheduled to begin next week. The work is part of a greater project that will improve water and wastewater infrastructure in the Fletcherville community. It is funded by a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) grant in the amount of $750,000 from the Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA). Work initially began in the area on December 11th when the contractor for the CDBG project started repairs on...



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VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS PLANS ALTERED DUE TO WEATHER

As the saying goes, ‘the show must go on,’ and that’s exactly the case with tonight’s Victorian Christmas festivities in spite of a rainy forecast for our area. Chances for precipitation are at 100% throughout much of the day and, according to the National Weather Service, there remains a chance of severe weather. Event organizers have announced a revised plan for tonight’s celebration that will allow the event to go on as planned with some modifications. “Ultimately, the...



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THOMASVILLE FIRE RESCUE REMINDS THE COMMUNITY ABOUT HOLIDAY FIRE SAFETY

Exciting celebrations and bright light displays are staples of the holiday season. However, such beautiful displays can also pose safety risks. With the holiday season upon us, Thomasville Fire Rescue would like to stress to the community the importance of fire safety during the holidays. Each year during the holiday season, home fires turn festive celebrations into devastation. Electrical distribution or lighting equipment has been the culprit in 43% of home Christmas tree fires. Three...