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MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY CITY SERVICES SCHEDULE

The City of Thomasville administrative offices will be closed Monday, January 18, 2021, in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday. 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 There will be no change to city residential pick-up schedules. Customers are...



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NATIONAL CUT YOUR ENERGY COSTS DAY

Sunday, January 10, 2021, is National Cut Your Energy Costs Day. This nationally recognized day aims to raise awareness about the many ways to reduce the impact of energy expenditures, both financially and environmentally. National Cut Your Energy Costs Day was first established by the Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance and is now observed in numerous places throughout the world, including the United States. “On an annual basis, homes account for 22% of energy usage in the United...



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CSX TRANSPORTATION SCHEDULES MAINTENANCE OF RAILROAD CROSSINGS

CSX Transportation has notified the City of Thomasville of scheduled maintenance and repairs on multiple railroad crossings along Campbell Street beginning Monday, January 11th. “According to the information provided to the City of Thomasville, Campbell Street railroad crossings between Davenport Drive and Industrial Boulevard and near Law Street and Fleming Street will be temporarily closed,” said Chris White, Executive Director of Utilities. “CSX expects the crossings to be closed...



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EMERGENCY LANE CLOSURE ALONG BARTOW STREET

Contractors began work along Bartow Street on Monday, January 4th to replace a collapsed wastewater main and repair the roadway. The work is scheduled to take place between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. and is expected to last approximately one week. A temporary lane closure was necessary for the westbound lane of Bartow Street at the Wright Street intersection. Travelers in the area are encouraged to exercise caution while utilizing the detour along Magnolia Street, Victoria...



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Temporary Street Closure Scheduled for Wright Street

Contractors will begin work to replace a wastewater main along Wright Street between Bartow and Brighton Streets on Monday, January 4th. The work is scheduled to take place between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. and is expected to last approximately three weeks. There will be a temporary road closure on Wright Street between Bartow and Brighton Streets while the work is being completed. View the temporary street closure by clicking here. Travelers in the area are encouraged to...



CITY OF THOMASVILLE ANNOUNCES RELOCATIONS OF DEPARTMENTS

The City of Thomasville has announced the relocation of multiple administrative departments. The changes are taking place to better meet the needs of customers. “Our goal is to provide the best service possible to our customers and our community. As we looked for ways to elevate our customer experience, we identified some areas where we can reconfigure ourselves to provide better service,” said Alan Carson, City Manager. “These changes will be more convenient for our customers and...



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CITY OF THOMASVILLE ANNOUNCES OPERATIONAL CHANGES TO LANDFILL

The City of Thomasville has announced operational changes to the Thomasville-Thomas County Municipal Solid Waste Landfill. Effective January 1, 2021, the landfill, located at 88 County Landfill Road, will operate from 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. on Saturdays. Hours of operation for weekdays will remain unchanged, and the landfill will remain closed on Sundays. “In order to provide excellent service to our customers, it is necessary to consistently evaluate our operational needs,” said Lee...



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ROAD AND LANE CLOSURES SCHEDULED FOR SOUTH PINETREE BOULEVARD

Contractors will begin work along South Pinetree Boulevard beginning Monday, January 4th. Crews will replace two culverts at the intersection of Longleaf Drive and South Pinetree Boulevard. The work is scheduled between the hours of 7:00 am and 6:00 pm and is expected to last two to four weeks. There will be a temporary road closure at the intersection along South Pinetree Boulevard while the work is being completed. Travelers are encouraged to exercise caution while in the area,...



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NEW YEAR’S CITY SERVICES SCHEDULE

The City of Thomasville administrative offices will be closed Friday, January 1, 2021, in observance of New Year’s Day. Due to the holiday observance, some City services will be affected. City services’ schedules are as follows: Utilities Response Center Regular 24-hour operational schedule. They can be reached by calling 229-227-5499. City of Thomasville Residential Refuse Friday residential customers will be collected on Saturday, January 2, 2021. Customers are reminded to...



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HOLIDAY FIRE SAFETY TIPS FROM TFR

Exciting celebrations and bright light displays are staples of the holiday season. However, holiday displays can also pose safety risks. With the holiday season upon us, Thomasville Fire Rescue would like to stress the importance of fire safety during the holidays. “Holiday fires can start from something small, such as a candle, or from bigger issues with family Christmas trees,” said Tim Connell, Fire Chief. “Small steps by individuals can prevent your festive celebration from...



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BRING ONE FOR THE CHIPPER

As part of a statewide effort to recycle and reuse Christmas trees, the City of Thomasville, in conjunction with Keep Thomas County Beautiful, will host the 2021 ‘Bring One for the Chipper’ Christmas tree recycling program on Saturday, January 9th. Citizens can bring their undecorated, live Christmas trees to the recycling center located in the 1200 block of Remington Avenue behind Fire Rescue Station Three, between 8:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. “This event helps us to promote the...



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ENHANCEMENTS TO WESTON PARK BEGIN

The City of Thomasville’s initiative to improve the community’s public greenspaces took a major step forward this week when a longstanding improvement project for historic Francis Weston Park broke ground. Construction began on Monday, December 14th for the project that will see more than $440,000 in improvements and enhancements for the beloved Dewey City neighborhood park. The Thomasville City Council approved the initiative in October, and construction is expected to be complete by...