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THOMASVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT SEEKS INPUT FROM CITIZENS

Every three years, as part of an ongoing initiative to provide custom-tailored law enforcement service to the community, the Thomasville Police Department issues a public opinion survey. These surveys are used to gauge the effectiveness of past performance and to create a new three-year plan that addresses newly identified issues and improves existing services. “These surveys are an important part of our strategic planning and accreditation requirements,” said Thomasville Police Chief...



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CITY COUNCIL APPROVES LANDFILL AGREEMENT

At its regular meeting on September 14, 2020, the Thomasville City Council unanimously approved an amended and restated Solid Waste Disposal Facility Agreement with Thomas County. The 50-year amended agreement will be effective on October 1, 2020. “The amended facility agreement clearly defines the land usage, operations, and finances of the approximately 600-acre land parcel where the Thomasville/Thomas County Landfill is located,” said Alan Carson, City Manager. “The changes to...



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CITY SEEKS CITIZENS' CONTINUED INPUT ON SIGN ORDINANCE

Thomasville’s Planning and Zoning Commission will hold an additional public workshop next week that is focused on reviewing the proposed draft of a new sign ordinance. The meeting will be held on Monday, September 21st at 5:30 p.m. in City Council Chambers at the Municipal Building, located at 144 East Jackson Street. City staff said that this meeting will provide one more opportunity for the public to provide input on this important ordinance for the City of Thomasville. “During this...



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THOMASVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT BEGINS AUTOMATED SPEED ENFORCEMENT OF SCHOOL ZONES

The City of Thomasville Police Department recently partnered with RedSpeed USA to implement 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 law enforcement jurisdictions in the state of Georgia to date. "We have high hopes that automated enforcement will encourage drivers to slow down and obey the law in school zones,” said Thomasville Police Chief Troy Rich. “Traffic...



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ROAD CLOSURE SCHEDULED FOR DAVENPORT DRIVE

Crews will begin work to repair the railroad crossing on Davenport Drive beginning Thursday, September 17th. The work is scheduled to occur between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. and is expected to continue through Friday, September 25th. There will be a temporary road closure on Davenport Drive while the work is being completed. Travelers in the area are encouraged to exercise caution when approaching Davenport Drive from Industrial Boulevard and Campbell Street and to be aware of...



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DOWNTOWN THOMASVILLE SEMI-ANNUAL SIDEWALK SALE TO BE HELD SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 26TH

The Downtown Thomasville Semi-Annual Sidewalk Sale will be held Saturday, September 26th beginning at 10 am. Explore all that downtown Thomasville has to offer, on and off the brick-paved streets, as participating merchants feature deals and steals on everything from antiques to trendy clothing and lots more. “Merchants are clearing out end-of-season merchandise to make room for new shipments, giving shoppers access to some of the best deals of the year,” says Christy Owens, Main...



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UPDATED PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION MEETING SCHEDULE FOR THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 10TH

THOMASVILLE, GA- September 9, 2020- The City of Thomasville Planning and Zoning Commission meeting previously scheduled for September 10, 2020 at 5:30 PM has been canceled. The Planning and Zoning Commission workshop scheduled for 4:30 PM will continue as planned. This change in schedule for the Planning and Zoning Commission has been made to allow for more discussion to occur during the workshop session on the proposed sign ordinance. This workshop will be held in a manner that observes...



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2020 TAX DIGEST AND FIVE YEAR TAX LEVY HISTORY INFORMATION

The Council of the City of Thomasville does hereby announce that the millage rate will be set at a meeting held in the Council Chambers, 144 East Jackson Street, on Monday, September 14, 2020 at 6:00PM. Pursuant to the requirements of the O.C.G.A. section 48-5-32, the City does hereby publish the following presentation of the current year’s tax digest and levy, along with the history of the tax digest for the past five years. This action would cause the millage rate to remain at 0 mills....



THOMASVILLE’S McDONALD ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT

Kha McDonald, Executive Director for Human Resources and Community Relations, has announced her retirement, effective December 1, 2020. McDonald has served the City of Thomasville for more than thirty years. She joined the City of Thomasville in 1988 as the City’s first Personnel Director. “At the end of every great journey, you should ask yourself…’Did you have fun…would you recommend it to others…would you do it again…was it ‘worth the trip’?’” said McDonald. “In...



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Road Closures Scheduled for South Dawson Street

UPDATE – Due to weather delays, this work is now scheduled to continue through Friday, September 18th. City of Thomasville Utility crews and contractors will begin work along South Dawson Street beginning Tuesday, September 8th. Crews will be installing a wastewater manhole, wastewater service, and potholing utilities on South Dawson Street between Smith Avenue and Remington Avenue. The work is scheduled to occur between the hours of 8:00 am and 7:00 pm. and is expected to continue...



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MURRAY JR. RETIRES AFTER 28 YEARS WITH CITY

Longtime City of Thomasville employee, Robert (“Redd”) Murray, Jr., retired on Monday, August 24th after 28 years of service to the City. He began his career with the City of Thomasville in 1992 as an Equipment Operator and went on to serve in various capacities within the Public Works Department. “I leave behind my time with Team Thomasville filled with a lot of good memories,” said Murray Jr. “I made lifelong friendships over my 28 years and shared so many great times with...



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LABOR DAY CITY SERVICES SCHEDULE

The City of Thomasville administrative offices will be closed Monday, September 7, 2020, in observance of the Labor Day holiday. 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 There will be no change to city residential pick-up schedules. Customers are asked to please have...