CITY OF THOMASVILLE RECEIVES GRANT FROM WILLIAMS FAMILY FOUNDATION

At its regular meeting on September 27th, the Thomasville City Council unanimously approved the acceptance of a grant from the Williams Family Foundation of Georgia, Inc. for the purchase and installation of historic sidewalk plaques for the 200 block of West Jackson Street. The plaques are a part of the City’s continued effort to honor the West Jackson Street historic district, known locally as The Bottom. “We are extremely appreciative of the generosity of the Williams Family...



CITY OF THOMASVILLE CELEBRATES PUBLIC NATURAL GAS WEEK, PUBLIC POWER WEEK AND CUSTOMER SERVICE WEEK

During the week of October 3rd – 9th, the City of Thomasville will observe Public Natural Gas Week, Public Power Week, and Customer Service Week. These national commemorations are meant to celebrate the benefits of locally owned utilities and the dedicated staff who provide essential utilities and customer services to our community. Public Natural Gas Week, celebrated October 3rd – 9th, is an annual nationwide event intended to build public awareness about the value of having a...



SIP AND SHOP SERIES CONTINUES IN DOWNTOWN THOMASVILLE

The City of Thomasville’s 2021 First Friday Sip and Shop series continues on Friday, October 1st. Attendees are invited to sip and shop throughout the downtown event area from 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. “The weather is cooling down and it’s the perfect time to spend a beautiful fall Friday evening in downtown Thomasville,” said Christy Owens, Main Street and Special Events Manager. “These events are a fun way for residents and guests to support the local economy by shopping and...



EMERGENCY TEMPORARY LANE CLOSURE SCHEDULED FOR MADISON STREET

City of Thomasville Utility Crews are scheduled to begin repairing a leaking water service line on Madison Street between West Jackson Street and Remington Avenue on Wednesday, September 29, 2021. The work is scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. and is expected to last five hours. There will be a temporary lane closure along the outside northbound lane of Madison Street while the work is being completed. Flaggers will be on-site to direct traffic, but travelers in the area are encouraged to...



BUDGET BILLING PLAN ENROLLMENT PERIOD NOW OPEN

The City of Thomasville is currently accepting applications for the Budget Billing Plan (BBP). Utility bills vary from month to month based on usage, with bills typically being the highest during the extreme temperatures of the winter and summer seasons. The City of Thomasville’s Budget Billing Plan allows customers to pay a levelized monthly amount for utilities to help avoid costly bill fluctuations. The BBP can help customers manage their household utility budgets by averaging annual...



SOLID WASTE ANNOUNCES TEMPORARY DELAYS FOR YARD TRIMMING COLLECTION SERVICE

The City of Thomasville’s Solid Waste department has announced a temporary delay of yard trimming collection services. “A variety of conditions have led to delays in the collection services of residential yard trimmings,” said Jimmy Smith, Jr., Solid Waste & Landfill Superintendent. “We understand that these delays are inconvenient and frustrating for our customers, and we are doing everything in our power to restore services to their regular schedule.” According to Smith, the...



STORMWATER SYSTEM IMPROVEMENTS REMAIN PRIORITY FOR CITY

A severe weather event on Saturday, September 18th produced nearly four inches of rain in under an hour, resulting in localized flooding to areas throughout the city. As a result of the flooding, Thomasville Fire Rescue (TFR) and Thomasville Police Department (TPD) were called into action responding to nearly fifteen calls of assistance from citizens. “The severe thunderstorm from this past Saturday afternoon, along with high volumes of rain throughout the last week overwhelmed the...



TEMPORARY LANE CLOSURE SCHEDULED FOR GORDON AVENUE

City of Thomasville Utility Crews are scheduled to begin repairing a leaking water service line on Gordon Avenue between Hansell Street and Loomis Street on Wednesday, September 22, 2021. The work is scheduled to begin at 7:00 a.m. and is expected to last 10-12 hours. There will be a temporary lane closure along the northbound lane of Gordon Avenue while the work is being completed. Flaggers will be on-site to direct traffic, but travelers in the area are encouraged to select an alternate...



TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURE SCHEDULED FOR SOUTH PINETREE BOULEVARD AND MAGNOLIA STREET INTERSECTION

A major phase of the South Pinetree Boulevard improvement project is scheduled to begin this week. Contractors will initiate work on a roundabout at the intersection of South Pinetree Boulevard and Magnolia Street beginning Monday, September 27th. City staff says that this phase of construction is projected to last five weeks. According to Todd Powell, City Engineer, work will be conducted between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. “The roundabout is a key component of the South...



TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURE FOR SOUTH PINETREE BOULEVARD

RESCHEDULED: Due to heavy rainfall earlier this week, work is now scheduled to take place on Tuesday, September 28th beginning at 8:00p.m. The work is scheduled to last four hours. City of Thomasville Utility crews are scheduled to begin work on the installation of a wastewater main across South Pinetree Boulevard between Woodlakes Road and Heisman Way beginning Tuesday, September 21st. The work is scheduled to begin at 8:00 p.m. and is expected to last into the morning hours of...



2021 TAX DIGEST AND FIVE YEAR TAX LEVY HISTORY INFORMATION

The Council of the City of Thomasville does hereby announce that the millage rate will be set at a meeting to be held in the Council Chambers, 144 E. Jackson Street, on Monday, September 13, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. Pursuant to the requirements of O.C.G.A. Section 48-5-32, the City does hereby publish the following presentation of the current year's tax digest and levy, along with the history of the tax digest for the past five years. This action would cause the millage rate to remain at 0...



DOWNTOWN THOMASVILLE SEMI-ANNUAL SIDEWALK SALE TO BE HELD SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 18TH

The Downtown Thomasville Semi-Annual Sidewalk Sale will be held Saturday, September 18th beginning at 10:00 a.m. Explore all that downtown Thomasville has to offer- on and off the brick-paved streets- as participating merchants feature deals and steals on everything from antiques to trendy clothing and more. “The Downtown Thomasville Sidewalk Sale is a wonderful opportunity to experience the world-class shopping Downtown Thomasville offers while taking advantage of some of the best...