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THOMASVILLE FIRE RESCUE OBSERVES FIRE PREVENTION WEEK

The City of Thomasville and Thomasville Fire Rescue will be recognizing National Fire Prevention Week from October 6th – 12th. Fire Prevention Week has been observed publicly since 1922, and was officially proclaimed for national observance in 1925 by President Calvin Coolidge. Fire Prevention Week remains the longest-running public health observance in the United States. This year’s campaign slogan is “Not Every Hero Wears a Cape. Plan and Practice your Escape!” The campaign...



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

The City of Thomasville is observing Public Power Week, National Public Natural Gas Week, and National Customer Service Week in early October. These commemorations are meant to celebrate the benefits of locally owned utilities and the dedicated staff that make it possible. “At the City of Thomasville, we are proud to not only provide competitively-priced and reliable energy services to our customers, but also to deliver that service in a way that exceeds the expectations of our...



CDBG HOUSING GRANT UPDATE

The City of Thomasville has been notified that the grant application that was submitted to the Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA) for a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) will not be funded this year. The grant was intended to assist with housing improvements to the Fletcherville community. The CDBG program is a federally funded program that focuses on providing resources for livable neighborhoods, economic empowerment and improved housing. “We are disappointed that...



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CITY OF THOMASVILLE ADDS EV CHARGING STATIONS FOR ELECTRIC VEHICLES

Visitors to Thomasville driving electric vehicles now have two new places to charge up their cars while visiting our community. The City of Thomasville recently installed two electric vehicle (EV) charging stations for public use. Located in downtown Thomasville, the charging stations may give visitors a reason to stop in and stay while. “The very day the charging stations were completed, we had visitors from Tallahassee stop by for a charge,” said April Norton, City of Thomasville...



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BUDGET BILLING ENROLLMENT PERIOD OPEN DURING THE MONTH OF OCTOBER

Beginning on October 1st, the City of Thomasville will be accepting applications for the Budget Billing Program. The Budget Billing Program gives utilities customers an additional way to help manage their utilities budgets, with payment options that can be helpful when excessive temperatures may cause increased monthly utility usage. Program enrollment is available only twice each year, during April and October. The current enrollment period will end November 1. With the Budget Billing...



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FIRST FRIDAY SIP AND STROLL ROCKS THE RITZ THIS OCTOBER

Roll into the fall season with a rocking good time this Friday! The City of Thomasville’s First Friday Sip and Stroll will be held on Friday, October 4th from 6:00-10:00 p.m. in Downtown Thomasville. This month’s theme is “Rock the Ritz.” From 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., bring the family for a bite to eat at one of Downtown’s delicious restaurants and enjoy extended shopping hours at many shops and boutiques. “Local merchants are setting the tone for the fall season with new seasonal...



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THOMASVILLE FIRE RESCUE STAFF RETURNS TO STATION TWO

Thomasville Fire Rescue is set to reopen fire station two after it was closed for renovations earlier this summer. TFR firefighters, Thomas County Fire Rescue firefighters and Thomas County EMS staff began staffing station two from 8:00 am – 8:00 pm on September 26th. While the final renovations are being completed, TFR staff will continue to have overnight accommodations at station one. Renovations are expected to be completed by mid-October and station two will then return to being...



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TEMPORARY LANE CLOSURE SCHEDULED FOR CAIRO ROAD

City of Thomasville crews will begin work along Cairo Road on Thursday, September 26th. Crews will be making repairs in several areas of Cairo Road in preparation for an upcoming resurfacing project. The construction is expected to take place between the hours of 7:00 am and 5:00 pm each day from Thursday, September 26th through Saturday, September 28th. There will temporary lane closures on Cairo Road while the work is being completed. Travelers in the area are encouraged to exercise...



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AWARD WINNING FALL IN LOVE WITH TVILLE CAMPAIGN RETURNS

The leaves are starting to change and you can practically smell the pumpkin spice in the air, which can only mean one thing: fall is here! What better way to celebrate the beauty of the fall season than to capture it in photos and celebrate the images that reveal something special about life in Thomasville and Thomas County. With that goal in mind, the Thomasville Visitors Center is bringing back its award winning social media marketing campaign, #fallinlovewithtville. This popular campaign...



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WORK SCHEDULED FOR MCLEAN AVENUE

City of Thomasville crews will begin work on McLean Avenue between South Dawson Street and Snodgrass Lane on Monday September 23rd at 8:00 a.m. This drainage improvement work is expected to be completed by Thursday, September 26th at approximately 12:00 p.m. The work will require temporary lane closures and detours in the area. Travelers are encouraged to exercise caution and to be aware of potential traffic delays. For more information about this project, please call the City of...



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CITY OFFICES TO OBSERVE VETERAN’S DAY HOLIDAY

City Manager Alan Carson recently announced that there will be a new addition to the nine holidays observed by the City of Thomasville. Beginning this year, City administrative offices will be closed in observance of the Veterans Day holiday. Veterans Day, which is a federal holiday in the United States, is observed annually on November 11. “Veterans Day is designated as a day to honor all who have served in the United States Armed Forces,” said Carson. “There are a number of...



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CITY OF THOMASVILLE TOURISM DEPARTMENT RECEIVES PAUL BROUN AWARD FOR MARKETING INITIATIVES

The City of Thomasville tourism department recently received the Paul Broun Award for Marketing Initiatives. The award was given at the 2019 Georgia Governor’s Tourism Conference in LaGrange, GA and was in recognition of the City of Thomasville’s “Fall in Love with Tville” social media marketing campaign. “To be recognized and rewarded by other tourism professionals is an incredible feeling,” said Bonnie Hayes, City of Thomasville tourism manager. “This is an award we can...