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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GOLDEN RETIRES AFTER 31 YEARS WITH CITY

Marvin E. Golden, City of Thomasville Network Operations Director, retired on Friday, July 31st after 31 years of service to the City of Thomasville. He began his career with the City of Thomasville in 1989 as a Financial Services Computer Operations Technician and went on to become one of the lead architects in what would become CNSNext Internet service. “The City took a chance on me in July of 1989 during a time when only a few computers were used for City operations,” said Golden. ...



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CITY OF THOMASVILLE ANNOUNCES PROMOTIONS

City of Thomasville City Manager Alan Carson has announced three promotions within the City’s organizational structure. Sheryl Sealy has been promoted to Executive Director of Marketing and Customer Services, April Norton has been promoted to Director of Economic and Community Development, and Melissa Donaldson has been promoted to Director of Customer Services. The appointments became effective on April 1, 2020. “I am very pleased to announce these well-deserved promotions. We are so...



CHRIS WHITE NAMED TO ECG BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Chris White, City of Thomasville Executive Director of Public Utilities, was recently elected to serve on the Board of Directors for the Electric Cities of Georgia (ECG). The ECG’s Board of Directors is comprised of ten representatives from membership organizations from around the State of Georgia. Candidates must be nominated by their city’s voting delegates. “It is an honor to serve with this highly-regarded group of utility professionals,” said White. “I am grateful for the...



THOMASVILLE’S WILLIAMS ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT

Lynn Williams, Executive Director for Economic Development and Communications for the City of Thomasville, has announced her retirement, effective May 1, 2020. Williams has served the City of Thomasville for more than thirty years. She joined the City of Thomasville in 1989 as Deputy City Marshal. “I am grateful for the many opportunities afforded me throughout my career and for the forward-thinking leadership that has placed Thomasville in an enviable position among cities of our...



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CITY OF THOMASVILLE CELEBRATES MILESTONE AWARDS

The City of Thomasville recently held a breakfast honoring several employees for their years of service to the community. The service awards honored employees who achieved milestone years of service including five, 10, 15, 20, 25, and 30 years of service. Combined, the staff honored represent 870 years of service to Thomasville. “The strength of our organization lies in the commitment that our team members have to our community and its citizens,” said City Manager Alan Carson,...



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THOMASVILLE FIRE RESCUE PRESENTS SERVICE AWARDS FOR 2019

Thomasville Fire Rescue recently held their annual Firefighters’ Appreciation Banquet and, as part of the evening’s festivities, presented several awards for distinguished service. Earning the Life Saving Medal were Firefighter Daniel Oliva, Engineers Michael Nixon and Bennie Palmer; Engineer Specialist Randy Wood; Lieutenants Jon Conner, John Harper and Corey Thompson; Captain Mark Nelms; Battalion Chief Scott Suber Scott and Deputy Chief Mark Sealy. “The Life Saving Medal is...



CARTER TO LEAD CITY ELECTRIC DEPARTMENT

Thomasville City Manager Alan Carson announced today that Jeremy Carter has been named the City’s new Director of Electric Engineering and Operations, effective February 21, 2020. Carter will report to Chris White, Executive Director of Public Utilities. “Jeremy has been with the City of Thomasville for fourteen years, much of which has been spent leading the electric engineering group,” said Carson. “During his time with the City, he has proven to be a dependable leader within...



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CITY OF THOMASVILLE STAFF MEMBER APPOINTED TO GEORGIA DOWNTOWN ASSOCIATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS

April Norton, Main Street and Business Development Director, has been appointed to the Georgia Downtown Association’s Board of Directors. The Board of Directors is made up of fifteen representatives from around the state of Georgia, with twelve being downtown program professionals and three being representatives from the private sector or government sector with an interest in downtown development programs. Candidates must be nominated by their peers and pass a rigorous selection committee...



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THOMASVILLE FIRE RESCUE RECRUITS GRADUATES FROM FIRE ACADEMY

Two Thomasville Fire Rescue trainees recently graduated from the Georgia Fire Academy in Forsyth, Georgia. One of the recruits, Kaitlyn Brinson, was presented with the most prestigious award a graduate can receive, The Pinnacle Award. Brinson and fellow graduate Jacob Johnston graduated from the Basic Firefighter Training program through the Georgia Fire Academy on May 10th. “Completing this training program is quite the accomplishment. It truly defines one’s ability as they enter...



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CITY OF THOMASVILLE CELEBRATES MILESTONE AWARDS

The City of Thomasville recently held a breakfast honoring several employees for their years of service to the community. The service awards honored employees who achieved milestone years of service including five, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, and 40 years of service. “We honor our employees for reaching these milestones and want to thank them for the time they have invested into our community and its citizens,” said City Manager Alan Carson, “It’s incredible to see the long-time employees...