COMMUNITY SHARES IDEAS FOR MACINTYRE PARK

The future of MacIntyre Park took center stage at a four-day workshop geared toward generating plans to improve the use of the park’s 14 acres of historical greenspace. During the week of October 26-29, more than 300 people including City of Thomasville staff, area students, education stakeholders and neighborhood citizens met with top design professionals to develop a masterplan for MacIntyre Park’s future. “Maintaining the character of the park was a key theme that resonated with...



CITY ANNOUNCES FALL XTRAVAGANZA

The City of Thomasville’s Community Relations team is adding a new city-wide activity to their list of community projects for families to enjoy. Mark your calendars and plan to bring the family for a day of fun at the Fall Xtravaganza, Saturday, November 12th from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in Thomasville’s Paradise Park. “We always have a great turnout for our spring Easter Eggstravaganza event, so it was an easy decision for our Community Relations team to offer a fall event that...



TPD OFFERS HALLOWEEN SAFETY TIPS

Halloween season is here and youngsters will soon be out showing off their costumes at area fall festivals and through traditional house-to-house trick-or-treating. The Thomasville Police Department encourages local trick-or-treating activities take place on Monday, October 31st. TPD also offers safety tips to keep young ones safe during the festivities. "Halloween brings children of all ages out in our community," said Police Chief Troy Rich. "While we want everyone to have a fun...



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CITY "HOWL-O-WEEN" DOG PARK EVENT SET FOR OCTOBER 29

THOMASVILLE, GA – October 20, 2016 – City of Thomasville Community Relations, in partnership with Thomas County Humane Society, invites citizens to load up their furry friends and come out for a howlin’ good time. The annual Howl-O-Ween celebration will take place at the City of Thomasville Dog Park, located on South Pinetree Boulevard, across from the Southwestern State Hospital campus, Saturday, October 29, 2016, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. This year’s festivities will include...



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CITY ASKS FOR PREFERENCES ON MACINTYRE PARK IMPROVEMENTS

THOMASVILLE, GA – October 18, 2016 – The City of Thomasville has established five locations around the community for citizens to offer their ideas about improvements for MacIntyre Park. The idea sharing is a preliminary activity to the more in-depth improvement planning events that will be held on October 27 - October 29, 2016. “Having these displays around town is a great way for citizens to participate in the planning session, especially if they will not be able to attend one...



TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURE - REMINGTON AVE.

Remington Ave., from W. Jackson St. to Madison Ave., will be closed to thru-traffic beginning today. We expect this section to be reopened by Tuesday, Oct. 18th. Local traffic may still proceed through the area. This closure is related to the Fletcher St. work at the railroad track. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.



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THOMASVILLE-THOMAS COUNTY LAND BANK AUTHORITY PARTNERS WITH TOLAR PROPERTIES ON VICTORIA PLACE DEVELOPMENT

THOMASVILLE, GA – October 13, 2016 – The Thomasville Thomas County Land Bank Authority, has entered into a partnership with Tolar Properties, LLC of Ocean Springs, Mississippi, to develop the Victoria Park neighborhood. The official documents were signed at the Land Bank Authority meeting Wednesday, October 5, 2016. “This partnership ensures that the homes to be constructed are in keeping with the original vision we had for this area,” states Land Bank Chairman Greg Hobbs. “This...



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TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURE - GLENWOOD DRIVE

Tomorrow morning, work will begin to resurface and repair a portion of Glenwood Dr. In order to complete this work, a section of Glenwood from Clay St. to Fontaine Ave. will be closed to thru traffic. The work should be completed by the end of day on Wednesday, Oct. 12th. We apologize for the inconvenience and ask for your patience as crews complete these repairs. (Please click on an image below to enlage.)



MONDAY CITY COUNCIL WORKSHOPS RELOCATED

Beginning Monday, October 10th, the Thomasville City Council workshops that are held on the second and fourth Monday of each month preceding the regular City Council meeting will take place in the Reception Room at City Hall, 144 East Jackson Street. Previously, the Thomasville City Council met in a meeting room that was just outside of the Council Chambers. The move to the Reception Room, located just down the hall from the current meeting location, is being initiated in an effort to...



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PINK HEALS FIRE TRUCK COMING TO THOMASVILLE

THOMASVILLE, GA – October 6, 2016 – What do you get when you combine breast cancer awareness with fire safety and education? You get a pink fire truck! To celebrate October, which is Breast Cancer Awareness month and Fire Prevention Month, Thomasville Fire Rescue will host the Pink Heals Fire Truck. “I’m excited the Pink Heals Fire Truck is coming to our community, since its purpose is to raise awareness for an important cause,” said Fire Chief Chris Bowman. “Breast cancer is...



THOMASVILLE LAUNCHES MULTI-YEAR PARK ENHANCEMENT PLAN

THOMASVILLE, GA – October 4, 2016 – Exciting plans are in the works for some of Thomasville’s most beloved green spaces. The City of Thomasville will begin in October a strategic initiative to improve its community’s city parks. The process will emphasize public engagement and will be completed over several years; MacIntyre Park will be the first to receive a citywide planning effort this fall. “MacIntyre Park is a great place to start,” explains Mayor Hobbs. “It was one of...



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FLETCHER ST. TEMPORARILY CLOSED BEGINNING OCT. 3RD

Beginning Monday, October 3rd, Fletcher Street at Stevens Street will be temporarily closed to all traffic while utility crews work to replace a water main. The work is expected to take approximately one week. During the repair, traffic will be routed around the work site via Remington Avenue.