ENERGY EFFICIENCY TIPS FOR THE WINTER MONTHS

Over the past year, you’ve probably noticed the increasing prices of many goods and services such as groceries and gasoline. Unfortunately, natural gas prices have also increased across the country, and colder weather can bring higher than normal utility bills. Several factors have caused an increase in natural gas prices, including increased demand for electricity as power generators move away from coal to clean-burning natural gas to lower emissions. The natural gas industry also...



TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURE ON EAST WEBSTER STREET

City of Thomasville Wastewater Department staff will begin repairing a wastewater service line at 321 East Webster Street between Young Street and North Dawson Street on October 25, 2022. The work is expected to begin at 8 am and last approximately five hours. There will be a temporary road closure on East Webster Street between Young Street and North Dawson Street while the work is being completed. Detour signs will be posted, and travelers in the area are encouraged to select an...



THOMASVILLE’S POLICE CHIEF ELECTED PRESIDENT OF THE IACP

Thomasville Police Chief John Letteney has been sworn in as President of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP). His term began October 18 at the conclusion of the IACP Annual Convention and Exposition held in Dallas, Texas. “John’s impressive law enforcement career and the leadership he has brought to our organization makes him the perfect candidate to serve as IACP President,” noted Thomasville City Manager Alan Carson. “We are proud of his achievements and his...



TEMPORARY LANE CLOSURES ON MIMOSA DRIVE

City crews are scheduled to work on water service lines on Mimosa Drive from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm on October 19. The section of roadway that will be impacted is between Rosedale Avenue and Gordon Avenue. Lane closures will be necessary in order to provide a safe zone for road work and to complete the work as quickly and efficiently as possible. Please be on the lookout for construction workers in the construction area. For more information about this project, please call the City of...



DOWNTOWN THOMASVILLE CELEBRATES NATIONAL WOMEN’S SMALL BUSINESS MONTH

Throughout October, the Office of Downtown and Tourism Development is celebrating National Women's Small Business Month. Before 1988, women needed a male relative to co-sign if they wanted to apply for a small business loan. Today, there are over 13 million women-owned businesses and counting. Downtown Thomasville invites locals and visitors alike to join the celebration of the achievements of female entrepreneurs and their lasting economic impact on our city. "Considering that the...



CITY OF THOMASVILLE HOSTS CAREER FAIR

The City of Thomasville is hosting a career fair on Tuesday, October 25 from 11 am-6 pm at the Thomas County Public Library, located at 201 North Madison Street. Whether hoping to find a fresh start, a better job, or a new career direction, job seekers will find a wealth of exciting opportunities at this free event. “This will be the first time the City of Thomasville has hosted a career fair,” said Ricky Zambrano, Community Outreach & Recruitment Manager for the City of Thomasville....



TEMPORARY LANE CLOSURES ON WEST CLAY STREET

Contractors are scheduled to conduct work to reduce ditch erosion and improve storm water drainage conveyance along West Clay Street between Martin Luther King Drive and the US 319 Bypass. The work is scheduled to begin on October 5 from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm. Lane closures will be necessary in order to provide a safe zone for road work and to complete the work as quickly and efficiently as possible. Please be on the lookout for construction workers in this area. For more information...



CITY OF THOMASVILLE CELEBRATES PUBLIC NATURAL GAS WEEK, PUBLIC POWER WEEK AND CUSTOMER SERVICE WEEK

During the week of October 2 – 8, the City of Thomasville will observe Public Natural Gas Week, Public Power Week, and Customer Service Week. These national commemorations are meant to celebrate the benefits of locally owned utilities and the dedicated staff who provide essential utilities and customer services to our community. Public Natural Gas Week is an annual nationwide event for communities to give recognition to one of their most valuable community assets—their publicly owned...



FIRST FRIDAY SIP AND SHOP SET FOR OCTOBER 7 IN DOWNTOWN THOMASVILLE

Roll into the fall season with a rocking good time this Friday! The City of Thomasville’s First Friday Sip and Shop is set for Friday, October 7th from 6:00- 10:00 p.m. in Downtown Thomasville. From 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., bring the family for a bite to eat at one of Downtown’s great restaurants, and enjoy extended shopping hours with many merchants. “Our local businesses are stocked with fall merchandise, so it’s a great opportunity to see what they have to offer,” said Madison...



GAS SERVICE LINE INSTALLATION ON PATTERSON STILL ROAD

City of Thomasville Utility crews will begin work along Patterson Still Road near East Pinetree Boulevard beginning Monday, October 3. Crews will be installing a service line on Patterson Still Road. Work will take place between school hours (8 am and 3 pm) and will last for approximately three (3) days. There will be a temporary lane closure on East Pinetree Boulevard while the work is being completed. Travelers in the area are encouraged to exercise caution and to be aware of...



THOMASVILLE FIRE RESCUE PLANS NUMEROUS ACTIVITIES TO CELEBRATE NATIONAL FIRE PREVENTION WEEK

Thomasville Fire Rescue is teaming up with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Fire Prevention Week, October 9-15, 2022. This year’s campaign, “Fire won’t wait. Plan your escape,” works to educate everyone about simple but important actions they can take to keep themselves and those around them safe from home fires. “Today’s homes burn faster than ever. You may have as little as two minutes (or even less time) to safely escape...



CITY BEGINS HURRICANE IAN STORM PREPARATIONS

The City of Thomasville is preparing and actively monitoring Hurricane Ian that could potentially impact our area later this week. Proper preparation for a severe weather event is advised to safely protect your home and family as well as our community. “While the potential impact of Ian’s track is still uncertain, we are planning and preparing to make sure our City crews are ready to respond to all possible weather conditions,” said Chris White, City of Thomasville Assistant City...