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.



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...



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...



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...



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.



APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE FOR HOUSING GRANTS

THOMASVILLE, GA – September 27, 2016 – The City of Thomasville Planning Department is now accepting applications for grants that will help local citizens make the dream of home ownership a reality. In June, the Georgia Department of Community Affairs awarded $612,000 in grant-funding to Thomasville in order to build new, single family homes. The awards were made through the 2016 Community HOME Investment Program. “The Community HOME Investment Program (CHIP) is designed to assist...



CITY ENGINEER NAMED YOUNG LEADER OF THE YEAR

THOMASVILLE, GA – September 16, 2016 – City Engineer Jerry Pionessa has been named the Young Leader of the Year by the American Public Works Association (APAW) Georgia Chapter. He was honored at the 2nd Annual Awards Ceremony, held July 16th in St. Simons Island. The awards program was established by the APWA Georgia Chapter for the purpose of recognizing outstanding public works individuals, groups, projects and awareness efforts representing the best achievements in the public works...



THOMASVILLE FIRE RESCUE SPONSORS 9/11 MEMORIAL STAIR CLIMB

THOMASVILLE, GA – September 8, 2016 – Fifteen years ago on September 11, 2001, over 3,000 people were killed during terrorist attacks involving airliners aimed at the World Trade Center in New York, the Pentagon in Washington, D.C. and a field in Pennsylvania. The 3,000 individuals who lost their lives that day included 343 firefighters, 63 police officers and eight emergency medical technicians who paid the ultimate sacrifice while responding to the attack on the World Trade Center. On...



CITY EXTENDS HOURS FOR HERMINE DEBRIS CLEANUP

THOMASVILLE, GA – September 7, 2016 – Hurricane Hermine left more than thousands without power in Thomasville; she also left fallen trees, broken limbs and other debris in her wake. With fair weather over the weekend and into this week, residents may be getting out to clear their yard of storm debris. To help with this, City of Thomasville Solid Waste crews will be temporarily working extended hours and Saturdays. “Unfortunately, a storm like Hermine can result in more yard trimmings...



SERVICE RESTORATION CONTINUES FOR CITY’S CUSTOMERS

THOMASVILLE, GA – September 2, 2016 – On Friday afternoon, the City of Thomasville reported that approximately 2,000 electric customers were still without power. The City reported that crews are continuing to work to restore power as quickly as possible. “Our electric crews have been working non-stop since last night to repair and restore service to customers who lost service as a result of Hurricane Hermine. We have restored service to approximately 7,000 customers, but we still...