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CITY TO HOST 2ND EDITION OF ‘LET’S DISCUSS UTILITIES’

Citizens with questions about their utility rates and ways to save will have the opportunity to learn more when the City of Thomasville hosts, ‘Let’s Discuss Utilities,’ the most recent presentation in the popular community engagement series. The event will be held Tuesday, October 16th, from 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm in the Harper Elementary School gymnasium. “We hosted our first ‘Let’s Discuss…’ on Utilities last spring. With cooler months ahead, we felt another discussion...



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VETERANS DAY PARADE APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN

The City of Thomasville is partnering with local veterans groups for the third year in a row to present the Veterans Day Parade on Saturday, November 10th at 10:00 a.m. in downtown Thomasville. The community is encouraged to attend the parade to celebrate the men and women who have served in our U.S. military. Veterans Day officially became a national holiday in 1938; it’s a day to show respect and gratitude to those who were willing to serve our country. “The City of Thomasville stands...



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BOOS & BLUES SIP & STROLL THIS FRIDAY

Fall is in the air and we’re welcoming the change of seasons with our “Boos and Blues” First Friday Sip and Stroll on October 5th from 6:00-10:00 p.m. in Downtown Thomasville. From 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., bring the family for a bite to eat at one of Downtown’s many amazing restaurants and shop around as the stores stay open late. “Local merchants are setting the tone for the fall season with all new merchandise and in-store promotions while extending their business hours for this...



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

The City of Thomasville is observing Public Power Week, National Public Natural Gas Week and National Customer Service Week in early October. According to Chris White, Assistant Utilities Superintendent, these commemorations are meant to celebrate the benefits of locally owned utilities and the dedicated staff that provide them. “We are proud to not only provide competitively-priced and reliable energy services to our customers, but also to deliver that service in a way that exceeds...



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BUDGET BILLING ENROLLMENT PERIOD NOW OPEN

The City of Thomasville is now accepting applications for the Budget Billing Program. The Budget Billing Program gives utilities customers an additional way to help manage their winter budgets, with payment options that can be helpful when excessive temperatures may cause increased monthly utility usage. Program enrollment is available only twice each year, during April and October. The current enrollment period will end November 1st. With the Budget Billing Program, customers have the...



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#FALLINLOVEWITHTVILLE CAMPAIGN STARTS TODAY

Fall is approaching, and with the change in seasons, Thomasville will soon welcome visitors from all over. What better way to celebrate the beauty of fall than to capture it in photos and share with friends. With that goal in mind, the Thomasville Visitors Center is unveiling a new social media campaign, #fallinlovewithtville, which allows visitors and residents to share their fall photos of Thomasville, vote on their favorites and win great prize packages. The City of Thomasville tourism...



STATEMENT FROM THOMASVILLE MAYOR & CITY COUNCIL REGARDING CITY MANAGER SEARCH

The following is a message from Thomasville’s Mayor, Greg Hobbs, and members of the Thomasville City Council: The City of Thomasville began the search for a new City Manager earlier this year. As part of the selection process, initial interviews were held with several candidates earlier this week. During the regular meeting of the Thomasville City Council on Monday, September 24th, the names of the top three (3) candidates will be announced by Mayor Hobbs and the members of the City...



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DOWNTOWN THOMASVILLE SEMI-ANNUAL SIDEWALK SALE

When the weather starts cooling down and fall is in the air, it must be time for the semi-annual downtown Thomasville sidewalk sale! The sidewalk sale will be held Saturday, September 29th. Stroll through picturesque downtown as your favorite retailers step out of their store fronts and onto the sidewalks with some of their best deals of the year. The sidewalk sale begins at 10:00am Saturday and will continue as long as the merchandise lasts. “Downtown merchants will be offering their...



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CLAY STREET IMPROVEMENTS UNDERWAY

An improvement project is currently underway on Clay Street, between Ernest Street and Madison Street. The work being performed includes milling the existing pavement, asphalt overlay and full-depth spot patching in certain areas. Work began earlier this week and is expected to be completed near mid-October. According to Wayne Newsome, City Engineer, there will also be some spot repair and replacement of curb, gutter, sidewalks and driveways located in the City’s right-of-way. “Once...



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GEORGIA STATE FIREFIGHTERS ASSOCIATION APPOINTS TFR MEMBER TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The Georgia State Firefighters Association (GSFA) has named the new Board of Directors who will oversee the affairs of the association, and one of Thomasville Fire Rescue’s own was appointed to the new board. Craig Dukes, TFR’s Chief of Training, was elected to serve as Director at Large of the eight-person board and will serve for a term of two years. Dukes is excited to be named a member of GSFA’s new board of directors. “Words do not express my appreciation for the opportunity...



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WHITE TAPPED FOR SENATE COMMITTEE

City of Thomasville Assistant Utilities Superintendent Chris White has been appointed by Lieutenant Governor Casey Cagle to serve on a statewide committee that will research rights-of-way policies and procedures. The Senate Advanced Communications Technologies and Use of State and Local Government Right of Way Modernization Study Committee is comprised of ten members who will be tasked with examining the use of public rights of way, both state and local, for the purpose of modernizing...



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CITIZEN BOARDS NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

The City of Thomasville is now accepting applications for volunteers who would like to serve on Citizen Boards. Applications will be accepted through November 1st. According to Interim City Manager Kha McDonald, Citizen Boards are the ideal way for Thomasville residents to get involved and have a voice in City government. “We have numerous opportunities for citizens to serve their community through boards, commissions and authorities,” said McDonald. “The Citizen Boards all serve...