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CITY COUNCIL APPROVES SIGN ORDINANCE

During regular session on Monday, April 12th, City Council approved on second reading an ordinance to amend the Code of the City of Thomasville regarding sign regulations. The ordinance includes modifications requested by City Council to the draft approved by the City of Thomasville Planning and Zoning Commission and originally recommended for consideration to Council in October of 2020. According to City Planner Kenny Thompson, the ordinance originally proposed by the Commission was...



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PINNING CEREMONY HONORS TFR FIRE SCHOOL GRADUATES

Three members of Thomasville Fire Rescue (TFR) were recently honored with a pinning ceremony to commemorate their completion of fire recruit training. Recognized during the ceremony were Donterrius Buck, and Jelani Muhammad who were promoted to Firefighter I, and Kevin White who was promoted to Firefighter III. The socially distanced ceremony held at TFR Station 1 was attended by family members, colleagues, and Team Thomasville leadership. “It is an honor to lead the pinning ceremony of...



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TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURE SCHEDULED FOR WEST CLAY STREET

Contractors are scheduled to begin work along West Clay Street beginning Thursday, April 15th. There will be a temporary road closure on West Clay Street at the Stevens Street intersection while crews install a water main beneath West Clay Street. The work is expected to begin at 7:00 a.m. and is expected to last two days. Travelers are encouraged to select an alternate route and to be aware of potential traffic delays while using a temporary detour along West Monroe Street. For more...



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TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURE SCHEDULED FOR GORDON AVENUE

City of Thomasville Utility crews are scheduled to begin work along Gordon Avenue beginning Tuesday, April 13th. There will be a temporary road closure on Gordon Avenue at the Mimosa Drive intersection while crews repair a water main leak. The work is scheduled to begin at 8:00 p.m. and is expected to continue through Wednesday, April 14th. Travelers are encouraged to select an alternate route and to be aware of potential traffic delays while using a temporary detour along Rosedale...



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TEMPORARY LANE CLOSURE FOR SMITH AVENUE

City of Thomasville Utility crews are scheduled to begin work along Smith Avenue beginning Tuesday, April 13th. There will be a temporary lane closure on Smith Avenue at the Bennett Street intersection while crews replace a water service line. The work is expected to begin at 6:00 p.m. and is expected to last six hours. The inside lane along Smith Avenue near the Bennett Street intersection will be closed to eastbound traffic. The outside lane will remain open. Travelers in the area are...



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TEMPORARY LANE CLOSURES FOR EAST JACKSON STREET

City of Thomasville Utility crews are scheduled to begin work along East Jackson Street on Tuesday, April 13th. There will be a temporary lane closure on East Jackson Street between Vashti Avenue and Phelps Street while crews replace a water service line. The work is expected to begin at 6:00 p.m. and is expected to last six hours. The inside and left-turn lanes along East Jackson Street between Vashti Avenue and Phelps Street will be closed to westbound traffic. The outside lane will...



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BUDGET BILLING PLAN ENROLLMENT PERIOD NOW OPEN

The City of Thomasville is currently accepting applications for the Budget Billing Program (BBP). The program offers utilities customers an additional way to help manage their household utility budgets with payment options that can be helpful when extreme temperatures may cause increased monthly utility usage. Program enrollment is available twice each year, during April and October. The current enrollment period will end on April 30. “Managing your budget each month can be very...



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CITY OF THOMASVILLE TO HOST THEIR ANNUAL SPRING CLEAN EVENT

The City of Thomasville Solid Waste Department invites you to spruce up for spring at the annual Spring Clean events to be held on Saturday, April 10th, and Saturday, April 17th. The events are open to all City of Thomasville residents. “April is a popular time for household spring cleaning projects,” said Jimmy Smith, Solid Waste & Landfill Superintendent. “We host the annual drop-off events to assist our city residents with the disposal of household items that are not suitable for...



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CITY OF THOMASVILLE TO HOST RE-IMAGINED EASTER EGGSTRAVAGANZA

Spring is right around the corner, and the City of Thomasville is helping local kids hop into the Easter spirit. With the holiday upon us, the City’s Community Relations, Thomasville Fire Rescue (TFR), and Thomasville Police Department (TPD) teams are gearing up a re-imagined Easter Eggstravaganza for elementary students at Thomasville City Schools and Thomas County Head Start Center. “With coronavirus restrictions still prohibiting large gatherings, our team was determined to find a...



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SIP AND SHOP SERIES CONTINUES IN DOWNTOWN THOMASVILLE

The City of Thomasville’s 2021 First Friday Sip and Shop series continues on Friday, April 2nd. Attendees are invited to sip and shop throughout the downtown event area from 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. “The weather is warming up for spring and it’s the perfect time for you to spend your Friday evening in Downtown Thomasville,” said Madison Eaton, Special Event Coordinator. “These events are a fun way for guests to support our local economy by shopping at the small locally-owned...



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TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURE SCHEDULED FOR CECIL STREET

City of Thomasville crews are scheduled to begin work along Cecil Street on Wednesday, March 31st. There will be a temporary road closure on Cecil Street between Smith Avenue and Reid Street while crews upgrade a wastewater main and service lines. The work is scheduled to begin at 7:00 a.m. and is expected to last approximately three months. Travelers are encouraged to select an alternate route and to be aware of potential traffic delays while using a temporary detour along Cherokee...



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GOOD FRIDAY CITY SERVICES SCHEDULE

The City of Thomasville administrative offices will be closed Friday, April 2, 2021, in observance of Good Friday. Due to the holiday observance, some City services will be affected. City services’ schedules will be as follows: Utilities Response Center Regular 24-hour operational schedule. They can be reached by calling 229-227-5499. City of Thomasville Residential Refuse City of Thomasville residential refuse collection will remain on their normal schedule. Customers are...