MASTER PLAN UNVEILED FOR WESTON PARK

After three days and countless hours of planning and visioning, a new master plan was unveiled on the final evening of a recent park improvement process for one of Thomasville’s most beloved parks. Francis Weston Park, located in the heart of the Dewey City neighborhood, was the focus of community leaders, City staff and outside design consultants April 23-25, 2017. During the three-day event, community leaders came together to develop a master plan that addressed concerns and included the...



WESTON PARK TAKES CENTER STAGE

The second Thomasville park to be the focus of a park improvement process will take center stage next week when a three-day visioning session kicks off for Francis Weston Park. Community leaders, City staff and outside design consultants will work together throughout April 23-25, 2017 to finalize a master plan for improving the beloved park located in the heart of the historic Dewey City neighborhood. “The amount of support we’ve received from the community is incredible,” said...



CITY SEEKS INPUT FOR FRANCIS WESTON PARK IMPROVEMENT

Francis Weston Park is at the center of a City of Thomasville initiative to re-imagine and revitalize neighborhood parks. Together with community leaders, City staff will lead participants through a three-day visioning process April 23-25, 2017, to help spark conversation for how to best utilize the 12-acre park complex. As part of the process, special visual survey boards are now available throughout the community to help gather input that will be included in the final design....



FRANCIS WESTON PARK IMPROVEMENT PLANNING UNDERWAY

Last fall, the City of Thomasville begin an initiative to work with community leaders to re-imagine and revitalize neighborhood parks. After the success that was achieved with public input for MacIntyre Park, City officials are now concentrating efforts for 2017 on two additional public parks. Francis Weston Park will be first up, and a closer look is now underway to discover how the existing park can be reshaped to better meet the needs and desires of the community. “We began working...



IMPROVEMENTS CONTINUE FOR CITY PARKS

Thomasville city parks are enjoying a revitalization, thanks to the City of Thomasville’s focus on a strategic initiative to improve its community’s greenspaces. The process, which will be completed over several years, kicked off last month with a citywide planning effort for MacIntyre Park. Now, the focus turns to Remington Park, Francis Weston Park and Paradise Park. Remington Park, located at Remington Avenue near Pinetree Boulevard, will soon receive new playground equipment. The...



THOMASVILLE LAUNCHES MULTI-YEAR PARK ENHANCEMENT PLAN

THOMASVILLE, GA – October 4, 2016 – Exciting plans are in the works for some of Thomasville’s most beloved green spaces. The City of Thomasville will begin in October a strategic initiative to improve its community’s city parks. The process will emphasize public engagement and will be completed over several years; MacIntyre Park will be the first to receive a citywide planning effort this fall. “MacIntyre Park is a great place to start,” explains Mayor Hobbs. “It was one of...