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NEW YEAR’S CITY SERVICES SCHEDULE

The City of Thomasville administrative offices will be closed Friday, January 1, 2021, in observance of New Year’s Day. Due to the holiday observance, some City services will be affected. City services’ schedules are as follows: Utilities Response Center Regular 24-hour operational schedule. They can be reached by calling 229-227-5499. City of Thomasville Residential Refuse Friday residential customers will be collected on Saturday, January 2, 2021. Customers are reminded to...



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HOLIDAY FIRE SAFETY TIPS FROM TFR

Exciting celebrations and bright light displays are staples of the holiday season. However, holiday displays can also pose safety risks. With the holiday season upon us, Thomasville Fire Rescue would like to stress the importance of fire safety during the holidays. “Holiday fires can start from something small, such as a candle, or from bigger issues with family Christmas trees,” said Tim Connell, Fire Chief. “Small steps by individuals can prevent your festive celebration from...



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BRING ONE FOR THE CHIPPER

As part of a statewide effort to recycle and reuse Christmas trees, the City of Thomasville, in conjunction with Keep Thomas County Beautiful, will host the 2021 ‘Bring One for the Chipper’ Christmas tree recycling program on Saturday, January 9th. Citizens can bring their undecorated, live Christmas trees to the recycling center located in the 1200 block of Remington Avenue behind Fire Rescue Station Three, between 8:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. “This event helps us to promote the...



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ENHANCEMENTS TO WESTON PARK BEGIN

The City of Thomasville’s initiative to improve the community’s public greenspaces took a major step forward this week when a longstanding improvement project for historic Francis Weston Park broke ground. Construction began on Monday, December 14th for the project that will see more than $440,000 in improvements and enhancements for the beloved Dewey City neighborhood park. The Thomasville City Council approved the initiative in October, and construction is expected to be complete by...



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CHRISTMAS CITY SERVICES SCHEDULE

The City of Thomasville administrative offices will be closed Thursday, December 24, and Friday, December 25, 2020, in observance of the Christmas holidays. Due to the holiday observance, some City services will be affected. City services’ schedules are as follows: Utilities Response Center Regular 24-hour operational schedule. They can be reached by calling 229-227-5499. City of Thomasville Residential Refuse Friday residential customers will be collected on Saturday, December...



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LIFT STATION UPGRADES SET TO BEGIN

The Thomasville City Council recently awarded a contract to RPI Underground Utility Contractors out of Valdosta, Georgia to upgrade the existing Lift Stations #7 and #8, located at the southwest corner of South Pinetree Boulevard and Old Monticello Road and the intersection of South Pinetree Boulevard and Longleaf Drive, respectively. The upgrades are part of an on-going initiative to provide higher performance and reliability to customers. City Engineer Wayne Newsome said that this...



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PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT MEETING PLANNED FOR PROPOSED CITY BUDGET

The City’s 2021 proposed budget will be presented to the public on Monday, December 7th. According to City Manager Alan Carson, the purpose of this meeting is to receive public input on the City’s proposed budget while also continuing efforts to provide transparency to the community. “For the ninth straight year, the budget includes no funding from property taxes and no proposed utility rate increases for City of Thomasville Utilities customers,” said City Manager Alan Carson....



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DOWNTOWN EXTENDED HOURS SUNDAYS IN DECEMBER

Downtown Thomasville will be open for extended shopping and dining hours every Sunday in December until Christmas. “The downtown businesses are ready to safely welcome shoppers and diners throughout this festive season,” said Christy Owens, Main Street and Special Events Manager. “You’re invited to come enjoy the sights, sounds, and tastes of the holidays in downtown Thomasville all season long!” Participating businesses will be open from 1:00-5:00 PM every Sunday leading up to...



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CITY OF THOMASVILLE PRESENTS ‘LET’S DISCUSS…’ AIMED AT CUSTOMER SAVINGS

As winter arrives, cooler temperatures will soon follow. With this in mind, the City of Thomasville will host ‘Let’s Discuss…Customer Savings’ on Thursday, December 3rd at 5:30 pm in the Harper Elementary School Gymnasium located at 520 Fletcher Street. Organizers say that this session will provide the community with easy and inexpensive ways to increase home energy efficiency and reduce utility costs. “We are very excited to bring our community another installment in our...



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THOMASVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT OFFICER TUDOR RECEIVES LIFE SAVING AWARD

Thomasville Mayor Greg Hobbs presented the prestigious Life Saving Award to Thomasville Police Department Officer Devin Tudor at the November 23rd City Council Meeting in recognition of his actions in a lifesaving situation. “It is an honor to recognize Officer Tudor for the exceptional efforts he displayed recently that resulted in saving the life of one of our citizens,” said Mayor Hobbs. “Our officers prove time and time again that they are physically and mentally prepared to...



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FEELING FESTIVE IN DOWNTOWN THOMASVILLE

Downtown Thomasville is getting into the holiday spirit by decking the halls! From twinkle lights to toy soldiers, larger-than-life wreaths to beautifully draped garland, there’s a little bit of holiday magic everywhere you look. “The feelings of warm holiday wishes and cozy hometown celebrations are around every corner of downtown Thomasville,” said Christy Owens, Main Street and Special Events Manager. “Decorating begins in October and the process is finished just in time for...



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SIP AND SHOP IN DOWNTOWN THOMASVILLE

Holiday magic and seasonal festivities will come alive in downtown Thomasville this year as the traditions of the past merge with new experiences, all designed to create the perfect setting to celebrate the most wonderful time of the year. This year, the magic of the holidays in downtown Thomasville will continue with new Holiday Sip and Shop events that will be held each Friday evening in December leading up to Christmas (December 4th, 11th, and 18th). “Downtown Thomasville is well...