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UTILITY WORK SCHEDULED FOR FLETCHER AND LOOMIS STREETS

City of Thomasville Utility crews have scheduled work along Fletcher and Loomis Street beginning next week. Beginning on Monday January 27th, crews will be replacing wastewater mains on Loomis Street between South Street and Rosedale Avenue. The work is expected to take place between the hours of 8:00 am and 4:00 pm and is expected to be completed in one month. Click here to view Loomis Street closure map. On Tuesday January 28th, crews will begin performing wastewater point...



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OFFICER HALEY JENSEN BECOMES FIRST FEMALE K-9 OFFICER WITH TPD

The Thomasville Police Department recently made history by announcing their first female K-9 officer, Officer Haley Jensen. Officer Jensen joined Thomasville Police Department in December 2017. She completed K-9 handler training in October 2019. “When I joined TPD, becoming a K-9 handler was my dream job,” Officer Jensen stated, “Being able to make my dream come true while serving and protecting my community is a great feeling.” The dream didn’t come easily, though, she said....



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ANOTHER NIGHT OF BLUEGRASS FEATURING MONROE CROSSING TO BE HELD THIS WEEKEND

The City of Thomasville, in partnership with WTUF-FM, will present Another Night of Bluegrass featuring Monroe Crossing on Saturday, January 18th, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. The concert will be held in the Municipal Auditorium at 144 East Jackson Street. Named in honor of Bill Monroe, “The Father of Bluegrass Music,” Monroe Crossing dazzles audiences with an electrifying blend of classic bluegrass, bluegrass gospel, original bluegrass and even selections outside the bluegrass genre. Their...



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MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY CITY SERVICES SCHEDULE

City of Thomasville administrative offices will be closed Monday, January 20, 2020, in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. Because of the holiday observance, some City services will be affected. City services’ schedules will be as follows: Utilities Response Center Regular 24-hour operational schedule. City of Thomasville Residential Refuse Monday residential customers will be collected on Tuesday, January 21. Tuesday residential customers will be collected...



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ROAD CLOSURES SCHEDULED FOR SOUTH PINETREE BLVD.

City of Thomasville crews will begin work along South Pinetree Blvd. beginning Thursday, January 9th. The work is necessary to stabilize a storm water drainage cross drain at the intersection of Longleaf Drive and South Pinetree Blvd. The work is expected to take place between the hours of 9:00 am and 4:00 pm. There will be a road closure on South Pinetree Blvd. while the work is being completed. Travelers in the area are encouraged to exercise caution, utilize the Gordon Street...



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TPD ACHIEVES ADVANCED LAW ENFORCEMENT ACCREDITATION THROUGH CALEA

In November of 2019, Thomasville Police Chief Troy Rich and Accreditation Manager Lieutenant Kathy Baillargeon traveled to Covington, Kentucky where on behalf of the Thomasville Police Department, they received the department’s 10th Commission for Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) re-accreditation award. The Thomasville Police Department was awarded re-accreditation at the Advanced Law Enforcement Accreditation level. Law enforcement agencies earning CALEA Accreditation...



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CITY OF THOMASVILLE CELEBRATES NATIONAL CUT YOUR ENERGY COSTS DAY

January 10, 2020 is National Cut Your Energy Costs Day. This nationally recognized holiday works to reduce the impact of energy expenditures, both financially and environmentally. The City of Thomasville has several helpful tips and programs to assist citizens in lowering their monthly utility expenses. “There are many ways to reduce your energy costs, including adjustments to your appliances, electronics, and lighting, just to name a few,” said Chelsie Cosby, City of Thomasville...



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CONNELL NAMED INTERIM FIRE CHIEF

Thomasville City Manager Alan Carson has named Tim Connell Interim Fire Chief for Thomasville Fire Rescue. The appointment is effective January 1st. Current Fire Rescue Chief Chris Bowman will retire on December 31st after serving the Thomasville community for more than six years. “Tim has been an integral part of TFR’s leadership for the past several years,” said Carson. “He cares deeply for not only this department, but also this community. I’m confident that he is the best...



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CITY OF THOMASVILLE STAFF MEMBER APPOINTED TO GEORGIA DOWNTOWN ASSOCIATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS

April Norton, Main Street and Business Development Director, has been appointed to the Georgia Downtown Association’s Board of Directors. The Board of Directors is made up of fifteen representatives from around the state of Georgia, with twelve being downtown program professionals and three being representatives from the private sector or government sector with an interest in downtown development programs. Candidates must be nominated by their peers and pass a rigorous selection committee...



NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC DISADVANTAGED BUSINESS ENTERPRISE (DBE) GOAL FOR THOMASVILLE REGIONAL AIRPORT

The City of Thomasville, on behalf of the Thomasville Regional Airport, hereby announces and posts a proposed goal for its Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program for federal fiscal years (FFY) 2018-2020. The proposed goal is 6.38% for all FAA-AIP funded projects in FFY 2018-2020. The methodology used in developing the goal is available for inspection during normal business hours at the office of the City Engineer: City Engineer, City of Thomasville, 411 West Jackson Street, P.O....



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HOLIDAY CITY SERVICES SCHEDULE

The City of Thomasville administrative offices will be closed Tuesday, December 24, 2019 and Wednesday, December 25, 2019, in observance of the Christmas holidays. City administrative offices will also be closed Wednesday, January 1, 2020, in observance of New Year’s Day. Because of these holiday observances, some City services will be affected. City services’ schedules will be as follows: Utilities Response Center Regular 24-hour operational schedule, available by calling...



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VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS CONTINUES TONIGHT, RAIN OR SHINE

Victorian Christmas continues this evening and, while the threat of rain lingers in our forecasts, organizers say the merriment of the popular event will go on, rain or shine. A successful rain plan was implemented for Thursday night’s event, and organizers say they are prepared to continue with that plan this evening, should it be necessary. “While there was a threat of rain in last night’s forecast, it did not dampen the holiday spirit,” said Lynn Williams, Executive Director...