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LANE CLOSURE SCHEDULED FOR REMINGTON AVENUE

Contractors will begin milling and resurfacing along Remington Avenue beginning Wednesday, February 17th. This work will be done on Remington Avenue between Stevens Street and Madison Street. The project is scheduled to take place between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. and is expected to last through Friday. There will be temporary lane closures along Remington Avenue while the work is being completed. Travelers in the area are encouraged to exercise caution, be aware of potential...



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ROAD CLOSURE SCHEDULED FOR SOUTH DAWSON STREET

Work crews for the Courtyard Marriott will be unloading furniture trucks on South Dawson Street between Smith Avenue and Remington Avenue on Tuesday, February 16th and Wednesday, February 17th. The work is scheduled to occur between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 4:00 pm. There will be a temporary road closure on South Dawson Street while the work is being completed. Travelers in the area are encouraged to exercise caution when approaching the intersections of Smith Avenue and South Dawson...



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TFR COMMERCIAL BUILDING FIRE INSPECTIONS MAKING A DIFFERENCE

Since 2015, Thomasville Fire Rescue has provided annual fire inspections to all commercial properties within Thomasville’s city limits. The annual inspection period will begin for 2021 in late February and will run through December. According to TFR Fire Chief Tim Connell, these inspections are important and are making a notable difference in life safety. “In 2014 we responded to nearly the same number of commercial fires as we did residential fires,” Connell said. “Since the...



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SOUTH PINETREE BOULEVARD PROJECT UNDERWAY

On January 4th construction crews began work on the South Pinetree Boulevard improvement project that will provide various enhancements to the portion of the corridor stretching from West Jackson Street to Old Monticello Road. The project, originally approved by City Council in January of 2019, was awarded to The Scruggs Company in November of 2020. “A project of this magnitude requires close coordination between the City’s utility departments, the Georgia Department of Transportation...



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ROAD CLOSURE SCHEDULED FOR SOUTH DAWSON STREET

Work crews for the Courtyard Marriott will be unloading furniture trucks on South Dawson Street between Smith Avenue and Remington Avenue on Friday, February 12th. The work is scheduled to occur between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 6:00 pm. There will be a temporary road closure on South Dawson Street while the work is being completed. Travelers in the area are encouraged to exercise caution when approaching the intersections of Smith Avenue and South Dawson Street and Remington Avenue...



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DOWNTOWN THOMASVILLE SEMI-ANNUAL SIDEWALK SALE TO BE HELD SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 20TH

The semi-annual downtown Thomasville sidewalk sale will be held Saturday, February 20th. Stroll through beautiful downtown as your favorite retailers step out of their storefronts and onto the sidewalks with some of their best deals of the year. The sidewalk sale begins at 10:00 a.m. Saturday and will continue as long as the merchandise lasts. “Our semi-annual Sidewalk Sale is always a popular event for locals and visitors to Thomasville,” said Christy Owens, Main Street and Special...



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PINNING CEREMONY HONORS TFR PROMOTIONS

Some of Thomasville Fire Rescue’s finest were honored with a pinning ceremony held on Monday, February 1st to commemorate several promotions and other awards of distinction. Recognized during the ceremony were Craig Dukes, promoted to Deputy Chief; Corey Thompson, promoted to Battalion Chief and Training Officer; Sean Meehan, promoted to Captain; and Ernest Moore, promoted to Lieutenant. The socially distanced ceremony held at TFR Station 1 was attended by family members, colleagues, Team...



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AUTOMATED SPEED ENFORCEMENT OF WEST JACKSON STREET SCHOOL ZONE BEGINS

The school zone on West Jackson Street near Harper Elementary School began automated speed enforcement on Thursday, February, 4th. This enforcement zone is part of the partnership between the City of Thomasville Police Department and RedSpeed USA. The partnership, which began in October of 2020, involved the implementation of a program for automated speed enforcement in school zones. RedSpeed USA, an Illinois based provider of automated photo enforcement devices, has partnered with over 40...



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UPDATE - ROAD CLOSURE SCHEDULED FOR SOUTH PINETREE BOULEVARD

Due to heavy rainfall throughout last week this temporary road closure has been extended until Friday, February, 19th. Contractors will begin additional storm water drainage work along South Pinetree Boulevard on Tuesday, February 9, 2021. Crews will be replacing a drainage pipe beneath South Pinetree Boulevard. The work is scheduled to begin at 7:00 a.m. and is expected to last one week. There will be a temporary road closure along South Pinetree Boulevard near the Old Monticello Road...



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CITY OF THOMASVILLE HOLDS VIRTUAL BLACK HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATIONS

Adaptability, flexibility, and change are the “new normal” for events large and small nationwide. In a world that changed quickly due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many plans for public gatherings were adjusted, transitioned, and reassessed in order to comply with Governor Brian Kemp’s Executive Orders as well as health and safety guidelines issued by the Centers for Disease Control. City of Thomasville officials said that while 2020 brought disruptions to many community special events,...



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ROAD CLOSURES SCHEDULED FOR SOUTH DAWSON STREET

Work crews for the Courtyard Marriott will be unloading furniture trucks on South Dawson Street between Smith Avenue and Remington Avenue beginning on Wednesday, February 3rd. The work is scheduled to occur between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 6:30 pm. and is expected to continue on Friday, February 5th, Saturday, February 6th, Monday, February 8th, and Tuesday, February 9th. There will be a temporary road closure on South Dawson Street while the work is being completed. Travelers in the...



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POSTPONED: TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURE FOR SOUTH PINETREE BOULEVARD

Due to the heavy rainfall , work along South Pinetree Boulevard has been postponed until Monday, February 1, 2021. Contractors will begin additional work along South Pinetree Boulevard on Wednesday, January 27th. Crews will be extending two drainage pipes and installing a concrete headwall. The work is expected to begin at 7:00 a.m. and is expected to last approximately five days. There will be a temporary road closure along South Pinetree Boulevard near the Pinewood Place intersection...