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...



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AUGUST “BACK TO SCHOOL BASH” FIRST FRIDAY SIP AND STROLL

Kickoff the school year in Downtown Thomasville this Friday night, August 3rd from 6:00-10:00 p.m. for the “Back to School Bash” First Friday Sip and Stroll. With school beginning again soon, summer vacation will be merely a collection of memories shared with friends before class as kids get back into the rhythm of school life. “This is the night to celebrate a return to normalcy for the parents and one last time to soak up summer vacation with friends for the students,” says...



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PUBLIC LISTENING SESSIONS SET FOR SOUTH PINETREE

The City of Thomasville is hosting two additional public listening sessions for our community to provide input regarding proposed improvements for South Pinetree Boulevard. The sessions will be held on Monday, August 6th at 12:00 noon and Tuesday, August 7th at 6:00 p.m. Both sessions will be held in Council Chambers, located inside the Municipal Building, 144 East Jackson Street. “Our Council feels that additional opportunities for public input are important,” said Kha McDonald,...



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CITY RECEIVES TWO LANDMARKS AWARDS

On June 21st, the City of Thomasville was honored to be selected as a winner of two Landmarks 2018 Preservation Awards. An Award of Stewardship was received for the Restoration of Downtown Brick Streets, as well as an award for Contributing Addition to the Community for the Construction of the Amphitheater and Trailhead. The City of Thomasville received the Award of Stewardship for its effort to exhume a piece of Thomasville’s past. The City’s Engineering Department designed and...



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WATER AND SANITARY SEWER SERVICE LINE INSTALLATION ON NORTH STEVENS STREET BETWEEN WEST JERGER STREET AND WEST WEBSTER STREET

North Stevens Street between West Jerger Street and West Webster Street will be closed temporarily to repair damaged water and sanitary sewer mains. Once the repairs have been made, that block of North Stevens Street will be repaved. The road is expected to be re-opened to thru traffic by the end of August. During the time of the repair, traffic will be detoured to Oak Street. “Our goal is to minimize disruption to residents that live and travel in the area. When we have utility lines...



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COUNTRY OAKS GOLF COURSE INTRODUCES FOOTGOLF TO THOMASVILLE

Country Oaks Golf Course now has an exclusive new offering. In addition to their 18 hole golf course, Country Oaks now offers a Certified AFGL FootGolf course. FootGolf combines the rules and precision of golf with the skill and fun of soccer, and now Thomasville residents have a place to play it. Our very own Country Oaks Golf Course—owned and operated by the City of Thomasville—is paving the way for this innovative new sport and has recently completed installation of an Accredited...



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CITY LAUNCHES NEW VIDEO EDUCATION SERIES

The City of Thomasville is launching a new video series that is aimed at providing information on a variety of City services, programs and initiatives. “Did You Know…” will launch on July 13th, and will feature familiar faces assisting with communicating the City’s message. “This campaign is designed to offer short, informative videos on a variety of topics, all designed to help communicate information quickly and concisely,” said Sheryl Sealy, Director of Marketing,...



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FINAL COMPREHENSIVE PLAN TO BE PRESENTED TO CITY COUNCIL

Beginning this month, the work that more than 1,000 Thomasville citizens from all parts of the community have contributed to shaping the future of Thomasville will culminate in the final recommendation of the City’s comprehensive plan to the Thomasville City Council. City Planner Brian Herrmann said that this process has represented one of the largest public engagement initiatives ever by the City of Thomasville. “We are very proud of the work that City staff and community members...



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COUNTRY OAKS GOLF COURSE NAMED ONE OF THE 10 BEST PUBLIC GOLF COURSES IN GEORGIA

The City of Thomasville is proud to announce that our municipally owned golf course, Country Oaks, has been named one of the 10 best public golf courses in Georgia by Best Things Georgia. “It’s a real honor to be named as one of the top 10 public golf courses in Georgia,” said Mike Owens, Country Oaks Golf Course Pro. “Our staff works hard to maintain the course and keep it playable year round for our residents and visitors.” Just 4 miles outside of Thomasville, Country Oaks...



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NATURAL GAS LINE REPAIR - REMINGTON AVENUE

Starting at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, July 09, 2018, the City of Thomasville Natural Gas Department will close the westbound lane on Remington Avenue between Kern Street and Hansell Street (see detour map) to make repairs to a gas mains and valves at the intersection of Remington Avenue and Hansell Street. During this time, westbound traffic on Remington Avenue will not be allowed to turn right at the Kern Street intersection, and will be required to continue south on Kern Street to Smith Avenue....



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CITY OF THOMASVILLE RECYCLING PROGRAM TO CHANGE TO MEET MARKET TREND

The City of Thomasville announced today that changes in the recycling market are forcing changes to the City’s drop off recycling program. The City has been offering a free, drop off recycling program for Thomasville and Thomas County residents since 1998. When the program began, the City contracted with a vendor for the sorting and baling of recycled material, but the cost of this service became too expensive. As a result, in 1999 the City hired an inmate detail from Thomas County to...