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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...



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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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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 $446K GRANT FOR SOUTH MLK, JR. DRIVE

Gov. Nathan Deal last week announced that the State Road and Tollway Authority (SRTA) awarded approximately $18.1 million in funding for 19 transportation infrastructure projects across the state through the Georgia Transportation Infrastructure Bank (GTIB). The City of Thomasville was one of the recipients, with an award of $446,899.30 for upgrades to South Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive. “The grant will be used to create a new multi-use trail along South Martin Luther King, Jr....



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PROGRESS CONTINUES AT CHEROKEE LAKE

While there have been delays in an improvement project for one of Thomasville’s most popular parks, City staff reports that construction continues at Cherokee Lake. Kellerman Construction and the City of Thomasville have been moving forward with several key elements in the project, including improving and repairing all of the boardwalks and docks, dredging in the north end of the lake, and rehabilitating the park restrooms. “Overall, this project has continued, despite delays that are...



PUBLIC LISTENING SESSION SET FOR SOUTH PINETREE

The City of Thomasville is hosting a public listening session for residents along South Pinetree Boulevard to come and give their thoughts on proposed improvements for the area. The session will be held on Monday, April 30th at 6:30. The purpose is to allow residents to learn more about the project and provide feedback on proposed designs. "There has been a great deal of discussion about the proposed improvements to this area of South Pinetree Boulevard that stretches from West...



CHEROKEE LAKE IMPROVEMENTS IN FULL SWING

Construction has officially begun at Cherokee Lake Park. The project was started last summer and will include repairs to the spillway dam and a widened trail on the west side, among other repairs and enhancements. The project will also connect the park’s walking paths to the 15-mile Community Trail, which will ultimately connect all city parks and neighborhoods. Portions of the park are currently closed to protect the public. Walking trails on the east side of the lake, including the...