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SEPTEMBER 7TH “TAILGATE PARTY” FIRST FRIDAY SIP AND STROLL

With football season now in full swing, it’s time to get out your lucky jersey and don your favorite team’s colors for our “Tailgate Party” First Friday Sip and Stroll on September 7th from 6:00-10:00 p.m. in Downtown Thomasville. Kick off the night with a beer or wine from your favorite local vendor and order it to-go so you can shop and dine in the unique stores and restaurants of Downtown Thomasville. Live musical performances will be stationed throughout downtown from...



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COMMUNITY TRAIL WORK CONTINUES

Another phase of the Community Trail project will soon be under way. This phase will complete the first park to park connection in the City-wide project linking the Ritz Amphitheater with Paradise Park. The goal is to complete the inner downtown loop segment of the trail in the near future, allowing for multiple modes of transportation to have easy access into the heart of downtown. “Trail Phase 1A will extend from The Ritz Amphitheater through Stevens Street and the Trinity Anglican...



2018 TAX DIGEST AND FIVE YEAR TAX LEVY HISTORY INFORMATION

NOTICE Pursuant to the requirements of O.C.G.A. 48-5-32 the City of Thomasville does hereby publish the following presentation of the 2018 school tax digest and levy, along with the history of the tax digest and levy for the past five years. As levying authority for the Thomasville City Board of Education, the Council of the City of Thomasville will adopt the recommended school tax millage rate at a Council meeting to be held in the Council Chambers, 144 E. Jackson Street, on Monday,...



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LABOR DAY CITY SERVICES SCHEDULE

The City of Thomasville offices will be closed Monday, September 3, 2018 in observance of the Labor Day holiday. As a result, some City services will be affected. City services’ schedules are as follows: Energy Control Center Regular, 24-hour operational schedule City of Thomasville Residential Refuse Monday residential customers will be picked up on Tuesday, September 4. Tuesday residential customers will be picked up on Wednesday, September 5. Normal pick-up...



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TPFA LOCAL 2084 SPONSORS 6th ANNUAL 9/11 MEMORIAL STAIR CLIMB

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 in a thwarted attempt that crashed in Stonycreek Township, Pennsylvania. The 3,000 individuals who lost their lives that day included 343 firefighters, 63 police officers and eight emergency medical technicians who made the ultimate sacrifice while responding to the attack on the World Trade Center. On September...



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CITY EMPLOYEES BRING HOPE TO DEVASTATED COMMUNITIES

During the 2017 hurricane season, devastation rained throughout the Southeast in the form of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, leaving many people without homes and power. With great sadness, lives were changed as their properties were destroyed, reducing many to grieve over the turbulent weather and chaos the season had brought. After weathering the storms locally, the City of Thomasville’s Human Resources Department decided it was time to take action by bringing some levity and light to...



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CHEROKEE LAKE PARK RIBBON CUTTING PLANNED FOR SEPTEMBER 8TH

One of Thomasville’s most loved public greenspaces is now reopened for the community’s enjoyment. After many months of work, the Cherokee Lake Park improvement project is now nearly complete, and the walking trail and other amenities are now fully available for public use. “At this stage, the project is substantially complete, with only minor clean-up items remaining to be addressed,” says Eve Geyer, City of Thomasville Project Manager. “Soon the final improvements will be made...



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AMPHITHEATER AND WEST JACKSON DISTRICT OFFICIALLY NAMED

The Thomasville City Council recently took steps to officially name the business district surrounding the 200 and 300 blocks of West Jackson Street and the amphitheater in downtown Thomasville. During regular session on July 23, 2018, a unanimous vote was cast to officially declare the area of West Jackson Street as The Bottom. During the same vote, the downtown amphitheater was officially named The Ritz Amphitheater. Both names celebrate Thomasville’s African American history and heritage...



CITY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE TO CLOSE TEMPORARILY AUGUST 16TH

City of Thomasville Administrative offices will be closed on Thursday, August 16, 2018 from 9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. to allow Team Thomasville members to mourn one of their own. Karis Mills, Director of Customer Service, passed away suddenly over the weekend, leaving behind a legacy of service to not only the City of Thomasville, but to the entire community as well. “Karis was a positive light within our organization, one that was lost way too soon,” said Kha McDonald, Interim City...



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TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF WASHINGTON STREET

A portion of Washington Street will be temporarily closed to install a wastewater tap next Saturday, August 18, 2018. The area of East Washington Street between North Broad Street and North Crawford Street will be closed to thru traffic beginning at 7 a.m. on August 18th. During construction, traffic will be detoured around East Washington Street via East Jefferson Street. Work is expected to be completed and the roadway reopened by 5 p.m. the same day.



TEMPORARY LANE CLOSURE OF EAST JACKSON STREET

A portion of East Jackson Street will be temporarily closed in order to perform emergency maintenance to an existing water pipe. The westbound lane of East Jackson Street between Love Street and Hansell Street will be closed to thru traffic beginning at 7 p.m. today. During construction, flagmen will be used to assist with traffic flow and maintain safety. “We understand that temporary road closures are an inconvenience to the traveling public of our community,” said Chris White,...



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TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF HANSELL STREET

A portion of Hansell Street will be temporarily closed for pavement repairs beginning next week. The area of West Hansell Street between Gordon Avenue and South Street will be closed to thru traffic beginning Monday morning, August 13, 2018. Work is expected to be completed and the roadway reopened by Wednesday afternoon, August 15th. During construction, traffic will be detoured around West Hansell Street via Victoria Place. “We understand road closures can be an inconvenience to the...