CITY OF THOMASVILLE JUNETEENTH HOLIDAY SCHEDULE

City of Thomasville Administrative Offices will be closed Wednesday, June 19 in observance of the Juneteenth holiday. Additional city service schedules and hours are as follows: Utilities Response Center Regular 24-hour operational schedule. Call (229) 227-5499 for assistance. Residential Refuse & Commercial Refuse City of Thomasville and Thomas County residential and commercial refuse customers will be serviced on Tuesday, June 18. Customers are encouraged to place containers...



TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURE ON STEWART STREET AT REMINGTON AVENUE

Contractors will begin work along Stewart Street on today, June 12, 2024. Crews will install a new stormwater drainage conveyance system beneath Stewart Street. There will be a temporary road closure on Stewart Street near the Remington Avenue intersection while the work is being completed. Residents of Stewart Street will need to detour along Schley Street during this time. For more information about this project, please call the City of Thomasville’s Engineering Department at...



CITY OF THOMASVILLE HOSTS FIRST ANNUAL YOUTH LEADERSHIP ACADEMY

The City of Thomasville recently launched its first annual Youth Leadership Academy, poised to significantly impact our community's future leaders. On Monday, June 3rd, the City’s Human Resources Department welcomed eleven eighth and ninth graders from the community as participants in the City’s inaugural Youth Leadership Academy. The program was created to equip students with the essential skills and leadership needed to pursue professional careers as a part of the workforce of...



TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURE AT GLENWOOD DRIVE BETWEEN CLAY STREET AND PALMETTO DRIVE

The City of Thomasville Water Department has finished the pipe/manhole work and will start resurfacing the road at 323 Glenwood Drive between Clay Street and Palmetto Drive on today, June 11, 2024. The work is expected to last several hours. There will be a temporary road closure on Glenwood Drive between Clay Street and Palmetto Drive while the work is being completed. Detour signs will be posted, and travelers in the area are encouraged to select an alternate route or to prepare for...



TEMPORARY LANE CLOSURE ON EAST WASHINGTON STREET BETWEEN SPAIR STREET AND MITCHELL STREET

On Monday, June 10, the City of Thomasville Water Department will repair a water main on East Washington Street between North Spair Street and North Mitchell Street. This lane will be temporarily closed at approximately 8:00 am and reopen at 5:00 pm. Caution signs and cones will be posted to warn travelers of the work zone and lane closure. Travelers in the area are encouraged to select an alternate route or to be prepared for some travel delays. Please be patient with the crews while...



CITY OF THOMASVILLE TO HOST KIDS SUMMER READING SERIES

The City of Thomasville is hosting a four-part Kid’s Summer Reading Series starting on Friday, June 14 from 12 pm to 1 pm at The Ritz Amphitheater, 131 South Stevens Street. Even though school is out for summer break, there are plenty of fun activities planned for kids to enjoy. Children, accompanied by an adult, can join in for story time at The Ritz Amphitheater, and there will be life-sized games, activities, sweet treats, and even a chance to enter a book writing contest. The full...



2024 HURRICANE PREPARATIONS

The 2024 hurricane season begins June 1, and the City of Thomasville encourages residents to assess their homes and property now to be prepared as the season approaches. Last year saw a record number of 20 named storms and seven hurricanes, with three intensifying to major hurricanes. The 2023 season was ranked fourth for the most-named storms in a year since 1950. “Another active hurricane season is anticipated this year by weather experts,” said Tara Pearson, Public Information...



THOMASVILLE’S NEXT FIRST FRIDAY SIP & SHOP ON JUNE 7

The weather is expected to be perfect for the City of Thomasville’s First Friday Sip & Shop on June 7 from 5-10 PM. Extended dining and shopping hours and live music are sure to entertain the whole family. “School is out for the summer, and if you’re looking for the perfect, free event for the family to do, visit downtown on a First Friday,” said Main Street Director Brandy Avery. “Each month, Downtown Thomasville has a great range of concerts, shopping, and dining options while...



THOMASVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT HONORS HEROIC ACT WITH OFFICER OF THE YEAR AWARD

Officer Rachel Pineda with the Thomasville Police Department has been chosen as Officer of the Year for her heroic act in 2023. Pineda’s brave efforts and willingness to share a personal experience with an individual experiencing a mental crisis de-escalated the situation, ultimately saving that individual’s life. “Officer Pineda is a hero, and we know that she will continue to do great things in our community,” expressed Chief Wade Glover. “Her bravery in a time of need proves...



TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURE ON STEWART STREET AT REMINGTON AVENUE

Contractors will begin work along Stewart Street on Monday, June 3, 2024. Crews will install a new stormwater drainage conveyance system beneath Stewart Street. There will be a temporary road closure on Stewart Street near the Remington Avenue intersection while the work is being completed. Residents of Stewart Street will need to detour along Schley Street during this time. Click here for detour map For more information about this project, please call the City of Thomasville’s...



CITY OF THOMASVILLE RECEIVES PLATINUM AWARD

The City of Thomasville’s Water Treatment Plant received a Platinum Award from the Georgia Association of Water Professionals (GAWP) for operating with perfection during 2023 by meeting or exceeding compliance standards with all Safe Drinking Water Act requirements. “We’re proud to serve the Thomasville community and continue to provide clean and safe water that exceeds compliance standards,” said Water Superintendent Stacey Thomas. The excellence of the City’s water...



TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURE AT GLENWOOD DRIVE BETWEEN CLAY STREET AND PALMETTO DRIVE

The City of Thomasville Water Department staff will begin a sewer repair at 323 Glenwood Drive between Clay Street and Palmetto Drive on Friday, May 31, 2024. The work is scheduled to begin at 7:30 am and is expected to last seven hours. There will be a temporary road closure on Glenwood Drive between Clay Street and Palmetto Drive while the work is being completed. Detour signs will be posted, and travelers in the area are encouraged to select an alternate route or to prepare for...