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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...



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CDBG PROJECT TO REPAIR SEWER MAINS

UPDATE: Due to the severity of the Fletcher Street repair, work on Lester Street will begin on Monday, December 17th. Thomasville has received a 2018 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) grant in the amount of $750,000 from the Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA), which administers the program on behalf of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Thomasville was one of 60 Georgia communities awarded this year. Thomasville will utilize this grant for water...



THOMASVILLE RECEIVES $750K FOR WATER/WASTEWATER IMPROVEMENTS

Thomasville has received a 2018 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) grant in the amount of $750,000 from the Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA), which administers the program on behalf of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Thomasville was one of 60 Georgia communities awarded this year. Thomasville will utilize this grant for water and wastewater improvements. “Strong and prosperous communities help attract businesses and jobs,” said DCA...



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CITY OF THOMASVILLE HOSTS 32ND ANNUAL VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS

The 32nd annual Victorian Christmas will be held Thursday and Friday, December 13th and 14th from 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. both evenings. A Thomasville tradition, Victorian Christmas has become a well-loved event for both locals and visitors alike. “Victorian Christmas brings in visitors from all over the country,” says Bonnie Hayes, City of Thomasville tourism director. “Each year we even meet international guests that are here just to experience this nostalgic holiday event. ...



CITY OF THOMASVILLE REMINDS CUSTOMERS OF MULTIPLE PAYMENT OPTIONS

In the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, it is important to find ways to save time. With this in mind, the City of Thomasville would like to remind customers that they have several different options available when it comes to paying their utility bills. “We understand that our customers have busy lives, which get even busier this time of year,” said Chelsie Cosby, Customer Experience Liaison, “That’s why we offer our customers several ways to pay their utility bills. ...



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FIRST FRIDAY HOLIDAY SIP AND STROLL- DECEMBER 7TH

Downtown Thomasville’s First Friday Holiday Sip and Stroll will be held Friday, December 7th from 6-10p.m. This will be the final First Friday Sip and Stroll of the year. “The December First Friday is anticipated to be our largest First Friday of the year,” says April Norton, City of Thomasville Main Street and Business Development Director. “We started this event in 2017 and received rave reviews from the community. We are looking forward to another successful event this...



CITY BUDGET TO BE PRESENTED TO COUNCIL

The City of Thomasville will hold a public hearing on Monday, December 3, 2018, at 6:00 p.m. to receive public comments on the City’s proposed budget for 2019. The budget is scheduled to be presented to City Council on Monday, December 10th. The proposed budget is $122,210,475 and, for the seventh straight year, includes no funding from property taxes. In lieu of property taxes, margins above the cost of providing services are transferred from the City’s utility funds to general...



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TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURE FOR REMINGTON AVENUE

Beginning November 28th, motorists traveling Remington Avenue between West Jackson Street and Fletcher Street should exercise extreme caution as construction crews will be milling the existing pavement in preparation for resurfacing to begin on Monday, December 03, 2018. Although the contractor will maintain two lanes of traffic through this area, motorists should expect delays and/or temporary lane closures during the milling operations. The pavement milling is expected to be completed...



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TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURE FOR FLEMING STREET

The City of Thomasville has announced upcoming utility work that will impact travelers along Fleming Street next week. Fleming, between West Jackson Street and Campbell Street, will be closed to thru traffic for utility work beginning Wednesday, November 28, 2018, through Thursday, November 29th. City of Thomasville Utilities’ Water Department will be replacing a water main in the area, with work expected to be completed on Thursday evening. The roadway will reopen to the public...



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CNS CUSTOMERS IMPACTED BY LARGE TELEPHONE OUTAGE IN GEORGIA

CNS telephone customers in all communities began experiencing trouble with their telephone service Monday afternoon that was a result of a larger outage that impacted 29 areas in Georgia. The issues were first reported around 3:30 p.m. and were resolved at 2:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 20th. According to Don Atkinson, Chief Executive Officer, the disruption was due to damage in an upstream provider’s facilities. “While CNS provides our local telephone service, we must lease...



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ENERGY SAVING TIPS FOR THE WINTER MONTHS

As winter arrives and cooler temperatures head our way, the City of Thomasville would like to provide the community with some tips to save energy and reduce their utility costs during the cold weather months. Most of these tips can be implemented with little, if any, costs associated. Set your thermostat between 66-68 degrees and even lower, or completely off, when you’re away. Close warm air supply registers for rooms that aren’t in use. Check your heating ducts to ensure...



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SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY IN DOWNTOWN THOMASVILLE

This Saturday, November 24th, we want to share Small Business Saturday with you! If you’re not familiar with this special day, it’s dedicated to supporting small businesses across the country to help communities thrive and stay vibrant. Founded by American Express in 2010 and celebrated each year the Saturday after Thanksgiving, Small Business Saturday focuses on the “Shop Small” nationwide movement to show support as a nation for small business owners and communities. The US...