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THOMAS COUNTY RESIDENTS DOING THEIR PART TO BE COUNTED IN THE 2020 CENSUS

The 2020 Census count is underway and residents of Thomas County and Thomasville are doing their part to be counted. The City of Thomasville reminds residents that Census Day is observed nationwide on Wednesday, April 1st. Residents should count themselves where they live as of April 1, 2020. ‘To date, Thomas County has a 32.1% self-response rate,” said Sherri Nix, City of Thomasville Public Outreach Manager. “Thomasville residents have really done a great job in the early weeks of...



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CITY OF THOMASVILLE PARTNERS WITH CHAMBER TO PROMOTE LOCAL BUSINESS

The City of Thomasville’s GIS and Main Street Departments have collaborated with the Thomasville-Thomas County Chamber of Commerce to promote local businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. The agencies have together created a Geographic Information System (GIS) map to pull together information related to Thomasville’s small business community. In launching the map, the partnership intends to assist local businesses while providing valuable information to residents. Duane Treadon,...



CITY OF THOMASVILLE ANNOUNCES ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER

City Manager Alan Carson has announced an administrative order for the City of Thomasville in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This order comes after the Thomasville City Council voted unanimously to declare an official state of emergency for Thomasville on Tuesday, March 24, 2020, which enacts Chapter 7 of the City’s Code of Ordinances, ‘Emergency Management.’ This administrative order is in effect for thirty days from the official declaration of the local state of emergency, or...



THOMASVILLE CITY COUNCIL DECLARES LOCAL STATE OF EMERGENCY

The Thomasville City Council voted unanimously to Declare a Local State of Emergency in a Council meeting held on Tuesday March 24th. Council did not announce any actions that will be taken in connection with the Declaration. On Wednesday, March 25, 2020, at 7:00p.m. the Council will meet to consider on second reading an Ordinance to delete in its entirety Chapter 7, Captioned “Emergency Management “of the City of Thomasville Code of Ordinances and replace the same with a new Chapter...



THOMASVILLE CITY COUNCIL ANNOUNCES CALLED MEETING

The Thomasville City Council will meet at 7 pm on Wednesday, March 25, 2020, to consider on second reading an Ordinance to delete in its entirety Chapter 7, Captioned “Emergency Management “ of the City of Thomasville Code of Ordinances and replace the same with a new Chapter 7, Captioned “Emergency Management.” Click here to view the agenda. Meetings of the Thomasville City Council are open to the public. However, it is recommended that citizens are mindful of guidelines...



THOMASVILLE CITY COUNCIL ANNOUNCES CALLED MEETING

The Thomasville City Council will be meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday March 24, 2020. The purpose of the meeting is to consider on first and second reading under resolution of emergency a new Chapter 7 Emergency Management Ordinance of the Code of Ordinances. The purpose of considering this ordinance is to update the emergency management procedures and powers of the City. The meeting will also consider on first and second reading under resolution of emergency an Ordinance to Declare a Local...



CITY OF THOMASVILLE COVID-19 UPDATE

The City of Thomasville has announced changes to operational procedures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Effective Monday, March 23, 2020, the City Administrative Building and other facilities will be closed to the general public. City Manager Alan Carson said that despite these closings, the business of operating both local government and public utilities would continue. “While we are taking precautions to protect the health and safety of our customers and our staff, we realize...



CITY OF THOMASVILLE LAUNCHES COVID-19 INFORMATIONAL WEBPAGE

In order to assist our citizens, customers and staff with information regarding the spread of COVID-19, the City of Thomasville has launched an informational page on its website Thomasville.org. “City leadership continues to monitor the situation and as new information becomes available, we feel it is important to keep our community informed,” said Alan Carson, City of Thomasville City Manager. “The City of Thomasville is here to serve our entire community now and throughout this...



DOWNTOWN THOMASVILLE IS OPEN FOR BUSINESS

Downtown Thomasville is open for business, and the City of Thomasville’s Main Street Program is doing its part to assist merchants during these changing times. “Our downtown merchants are using a variety of social media platforms and technology in order to continue to serve their clientele during this quickly evolving situation,” said April Norton, Main Street & Business Development Director. Merchants are following and adapting to recommendations set forth by the Centers for...



THOMASVILLE CITY COUNCIL ANNOUNCES CALLED MEETING

The Thomasville City Council will be meeting at 2:00 p.m. on Friday March 20, 2020. The purpose of the meeting is to consider on first and second reading under resolution of emergency a new Chapter 7 Emergency Management Ordinance of the Code of Ordinances. The purpose of considering this ordinance is to update the emergency management procedures and powers of the City. The City Council will not consider declaring a local state of emergency at this meeting. The meeting will be held in...



CITY OF THOMASVILLE EVENTS POSTPONED

In order to assure the health of our citizens and staff, the City of Thomasville announced yesterday the postponement of all City sponsored events through May 15. City Manager Alan Carson said that the decision, while difficult, was made to align with the most recent guidelines released by the Centers for Disease Control regarding large group gatherings. “Postponing our City events is not a decision that was made with ease,” Carson said. “These events are not only a point of...



CITY OF THOMASVILLE TAKES PRECAUTIONS AGAINST COVID-19

In order to assure the health of our citizens, customers and staff, the City of Thomasville is in communication with local health officials to monitor updates regarding the spread of COVID-19, the novel strain of coronavirus. “City leadership and local officials are monitoring the situation in order to develop the best response possible for our community,” said Alan Carson, City of Thomasville City Manager. “While we understand this is a time of uncertainty for many, we want to assure...