LABOR DAY SERVICE SCHEDULE

The City of Thomasville offices will be closed Monday, September 4, 2017 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 5. Tuesday residential customers will be picked up on Wednesday, September 6. Normal pick-up...



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TFR'S DUKES RECOGNIZED AS 2017 GSFA TRAINING OFFICER OF THE YEAR

One of Thomasville Fire Rescue’s own has been recognized on the state level. The Georgia State Firefighters Association (GSFA) has recently named TFR’s Chief of Training Craig Dukes as the recipient of the 2017 Training Officer of the Year Award. This recognition is given annually to a training officer who has shown both proficiency in training methods and also community leadership. Dukes was presented this award during the 2017 Georgia Fire Service Conference awards ceremony held August...



CITY OF THOMASVILLE STATEMENT

It has come to the attention of the City of Thomasville that Black Lives Matter Greater Atlanta chapter will be departing from Atlanta today and arriving in Thomasville later this afternoon. According to their statement, they plan to hold a peaceful gathering outside the residence of Mr. Herbert Gilbert on Magnolia Street before returning to Atlanta this evening. The City of Thomasville is not aware of nor do we have any further information regarding demonstrations or marches that may be...



A MESSAGE FROM OUR MAYOR, CITY COUNCIL AND CHIEF OF POLICE

The following is a message from Thomasville’s Mayor, City Council and Chief of Police: As we continue to move forward together as a community, it is important that the City of Thomasville and the Thomasville Police Department communicate publicly when appropriate to ensure that accurate and correct information is shared. As Mayor, City Councilmembers and Chief of Police, we understand the frustration and questions you have as citizens. In light of the emotional elements, we would like...



CITY OF THOMASVILLE STATEMENT REGARDING INCIDENT ON AUGUST 15, 2017

The Mayor for the City of Thomasville and the Chief of Police have issued a statement regarding the incident that occurred in Thomasville on August 15, 2017: “On behalf of the Thomasville City Council and the entire City family, we want to begin by expressing our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased,” said Thomasville Mayor Greg Hobbs. “This was a tragic event for our community.” “We are sensitive to the community’s concerns and we understand that the...



WEST JACKSON STREET TAKES CENTER STAGE

Exciting plans are in the works for West Jackson Street from Madison Street to Remington Avenue. Beginning August 15th, citizens will have an opportunity to learn more about the project and how to contribute their ideas to the development of a streetscape plan for this downtown street. “What we are proposing is a streetscape improvement project that is focused on the area of West Jackson Street from Madison Street to Remington Avenue at the railroad crossing,” said April Norton, Main...



CHEROKEE LAKE UPDATE

An improvement project for Cherokee Lake Park is well underway, and City officials report that while the lake continues to drain, citizens are cautioned to limit their usage to the portions of the park that remain open. These portions include the pavilions, playground and walking trail. Boat access and wading into the lake and lake bed are prohibited at this time. “While Cherokee Lake is draining, the lake is closed,” said Jerry Pionessa, Assistant City Manager/City Engineer. “Park...



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SANITARY SEWER REPLACEMENT ON NORTH STEVENS STREET

North Stevens Street between West Jackson Street and West Jefferson Street will be closed to thru traffic, beginning Monday, July 24, to replace an aging clay sewer main in the street. Construction is expected to be complete in three to four weeks. During this period, local traffic (i.e. delivery trucks, employees, etc.) will be accommodated to the maximum extent possible. Thru traffic will be detoured at West Jackson and West Jefferson Streets. (click picture to enlarge)



WATER MAIN BREAK IN THE EAST JACKSON STREET/BELMONT DRIVE AREA

Customers between the 900-1300 blocks of East Jackson Street may be experiencing low water pressure. Crews are currently working to repair a water main break at East Jackson Street and Belmont Drive. At this time, we do not have an estimated time when water service will be fully restored, but crews are working as quickly as possible.



STAY ENERGY SMART THIS SUMMER

Air conditioners and Georgia heat go hand in hand during summer months. Even when utility rates haven’t changed, customers may see an increase in their utility bills because of increased usage. When it’s hot outside, homeowners want to stay cool and comfortable inside and run air conditioners a lot more, not realizing the biggest energy cost is related to heating and cooling. To help keep utility bills down, Thomasville Utilities has many helpful tips to stay energy smart during the...



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TEMPORARY STREET CLOSING - REMINGTON AVENUE

Beginning Friday, July 14, 2017, Remington Avenue from South Hansell Street to Kern Street will be closed to thru traffic. The closure is necessary for the City of Thomasville Utilities’ Natural Gas Department to conduct repairs of gas valves located in the intersection of Remington Avenue and Bennett Street. During this period, local traffic will be accommodated to the maximum extent possible. Thru traffic will be detoured at South Hansell and Kern Streets. Construction is expected to...



WORK BEGINS AT CHEROKEE LAKE PARK

The improvement project announced previously by the City of Thomasville for Cherokee Lake Park is now officially underway, with the goal to fully return one of Thomasville’s most popular green spaces to the community in early 2018. Beginning this week, City crews began draining the lake, which is necessary so that repairs can be made to the dam. “The dam has developed some holes, and there is seepage occurring from the lake,” said Jerry Pionessa, Assistant City Manager/City...