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TEMPORARY LANE CLOSURE ON EAST CLAY STREET

City of Thomasville crews will be cleaning and inspecting wastewater mains along East Clay Street beginning on Friday, July 19th. The work will take place from Springdale Circle to Ridgecrest Drive between the hours of 9:00 am and 5:00 p.m. and is being completed for an upcoming rehabilitation project being done in the area. Flagmen will coordinate traffic flow in these areas, which will reduce the roadway to one lane of traffic. We encourage travelers in the area to be prepared for...



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CITY HOSTS CONCEPT DESIGN OPEN HOUSE FOR REMINGTON AVENUE STREETSCAPE PROJECT

Last month, the City of Thomasville kicked off the public input sessions for the Remington Avenue Streetscape project. This process included a series of Discovery Walks and Public Input Workshops, all designed to gather information about what improvements citizens would like to see for this important roadway. On July 16th, the next phase of the improvement project will allow the community to view the preliminary concepts their ideas helped to create. “During last month’s public input...



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TEMPORARY FLETCHER STREET CLOSURE

*UPDATE: Due to weather delays, Fletcher Street between Fern Street and South College Street will remain temporarily closed until the morning of July 12, 2019. Regular traffic flow is expected to resume on July 12th. * The City of Thomasville will engage in cross drain installation on Fletcher Street between Fern Street and South College Street beginning on the morning of Monday, July 8th until the evening of Wednesday, July 10th. The work will require the temporary closure of the...



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TFR ENCOURAGES FIREWORKS SAFETY FOR JULY 4TH FESTIVITIES

The Fourth of July and other celebrations can be fun times with great memories. But each July 4th, thousands of people, most often children and teens, are injured while using consumer fireworks. Thomasville Fire Rescue (TFR) wants to make sure everyone knows about fireworks safety. “We don’t want you to spend your July 4th in the emergency room,” said Assistant Chief & Fire Marshal Tim Connell. “If used improperly fireworks can result in severe burns, blindness, scars and even...



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CNS PRESENTS FOURTH OF JULY IN THOMASVILLE

Thomasville is celebrating Independence Day on Thursday, July Fourth at 6:30 p.m. This year’s Fourth of July event, sponsored by CNS, will be located at Remington Park and will include food vendors, face painters, live mural painting, and more. The Michael Miller Band will also be performing southern rock, country, and other classics all leading up to a firework show at 9:30 p.m. “The Fourth of July celebration is a wonderful time to reconnect with friends and neighbors throughout the...



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WEST JACKSON STREETSCAPE CONSTRUCTION TO DETOUR AROUND OAK STREET

The West Jackson Streetscape Project is continuing, and everything is moving forward as scheduled. Due to anticipated work on a water main on Oak Street, there is a planned road closure for this street scheduled for Monday, July 1st that is expected to last two days. “The East bound lane of West Jackson Street will remain open, however a detour around Lee Street will be implemented for the West bound traffic,” says Wayne Newsome, City of Thomasville Engineer. “The progress is exciting...



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INDEPENDENCE DAY CITY SERVICES SCHEDULE

The City of Thomasville administrative offices will be closed Thursday, July 4, 2019 in observance of Independence Day. Because of the holiday observance, some City services will be affected. City services’ schedules are as follows: Energy Control Center Regular 24-hour operational schedule City of Thomasville Residential Refuse Thursday residential refuse will be picked up on Wednesday, July 3. Normal pick-up schedules will resume Friday, July 5. Thomas County Residential...



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WEST JACKSON STREETSCAPE CONSTRUCTION WELL UNDERWAY: #SHOPTOITWESTJACK

Now in its second month of construction, the West Jackson Streetscape Project is continuing, and project leaders say that everything is moving forward as scheduled. Construction began in late April and remains on target for a November completion. “The construction of the West Jackson Street area is moving forward, right on schedule. We are pleased with the progress of the project,” said Wayne Newsome, City of Thomasville Engineer. “Crews are working in multiple locations...



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CITY OF THOMASVILLE CELEBRATES SOLID WASTE APPRECIATION DAY

Each year in June, the nation celebrates National Garbage Man Day in recognition of the men and women of the waste management industry who work hard all year to process, filter and recycle more than 250 million tons of garbage annually. This year, the City of Thomasville is celebrating Solid Waste Appreciation Day on June 17th in honor of the men and women who work so diligently to keep our community clean. “Our Solid Waste team works quietly behind the scenes to keep our community...



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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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TPD ISSUES REMINDER REGARDING RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR GOLF CART USAGE WITHIN THE CITY

Warmer weather and the end of the school year means more and more Thomasville citizens are enjoying more time outside, many by using golf carts or other related vehicles. Whether you are using a golf cart to ride around your neighborhood or using it for convenience to travel to community events, the Thomasville Police Department reminds citizens that these types of slow-moving vehicles are regulated by the State of Georgia and, as such, operators should be sure they are following the rules...



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FIRST FRIDAY SIP AND STROLL TO BE HELD FRIDAY JUNE 7TH

First Friday Sip and Strolls continue this Friday, June 7th in downtown Thomasville with the theme Beach Beats. Guests are invited to sip, shop, and stroll through the downtown event area from 6-8 pm, then enjoy a free concert in The Ritz Amphitheater from 8-10 pm. This month’s concert will feature the Grains of Sand. “The Grains of Sand are real crowd pleasers,” said Madison Eaton, City of Thomasville events coordinator. “They’re a high energy cover band that plays...