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STORMWATER SYSTEM IMPROVEMENTS REMAIN PRIORITY FOR CITY

A severe weather event on Saturday, September 18th produced nearly four inches of rain in under an hour, resulting in localized flooding to areas throughout the city. As a result of the flooding, Thomasville Fire Rescue (TFR) and Thomasville Police Department (TPD) were called into action responding to nearly fifteen calls of assistance from citizens. “The severe thunderstorm from this past Saturday afternoon, along with high volumes of rain throughout the last week overwhelmed the...



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TEMPORARY LANE CLOSURE SCHEDULED FOR GORDON AVENUE

City of Thomasville Utility Crews are scheduled to begin repairing a leaking water service line on Gordon Avenue between Hansell Street and Loomis Street on Wednesday, September 22, 2021. The work is scheduled to begin at 7:00 a.m. and is expected to last 10-12 hours. There will be a temporary lane closure along the northbound lane of Gordon Avenue while the work is being completed. Flaggers will be on-site to direct traffic, but travelers in the area are encouraged to select an alternate...



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TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURE SCHEDULED FOR SOUTH PINETREE BOULEVARD AND MAGNOLIA STREET INTERSECTION

A major phase of the South Pinetree Boulevard improvement project is scheduled to begin this week. Contractors will initiate work on a roundabout at the intersection of South Pinetree Boulevard and Magnolia Street beginning Monday, September 27th. City staff says that this phase of construction is projected to last five weeks. According to Todd Powell, City Engineer, work will be conducted between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. “The roundabout is a key component of the South...



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TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURE FOR SOUTH PINETREE BOULEVARD

City of Thomasville Utility crews are scheduled to begin work on the installation of a wastewater main across South Pinetree Boulevard between Woodlakes Road and Heisman Way beginning Tuesday, September 21st. The work is scheduled to begin at 8:00 p.m. and is expected to last into the morning hours of Wednesday, September 22nd. There will be a temporary road closure on South Pinetree Boulevard allowing local traffic access to Heisman Way and Woodlakes Road while the work is being...



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2021 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 to be held in the Council Chambers, 144 E. Jackson Street, on Monday, September 13, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. Pursuant to the requirements of 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...



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DOWNTOWN THOMASVILLE SEMI-ANNUAL SIDEWALK SALE TO BE HELD SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 18TH

The Downtown Thomasville Semi-Annual Sidewalk Sale will be held Saturday, September 18th beginning at 10:00 a.m. 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 more. “The Downtown Thomasville Sidewalk Sale is a wonderful opportunity to experience the world-class shopping Downtown Thomasville offers while taking advantage of some of the best...



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CITY OF THOMASVILLE RECEIVES AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

The City of Thomasville recently received the Georgia Downtown Association’s 2021 Award of Excellence for Promotion: Premier Special Event, in recognition of its landmark 100th Annual Rose Show and Festival. The Georgia Downtown Association (GDA) is a non-profit association made up of more than 150 downtown professionals that seek to promote the economic redevelopment of Georgia's traditional downtowns. The award was presented at the GDA’s annual conference. According to April Norton,...



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CITY OF THOMASVILLE NAMES SEALY AND WHITE AS ASSISTANT CITY MANAGERS

The City of Thomasville has named Sheryl Sealy and Chris White as Assistant City Managers. The appointments, effective September 1st, come after a six-month nationwide search conducted by executive search firm Renee Narloch and Associates. “I am pleased to announce Sheryl Sealy and Chris White as our new Assistant City Managers,” said Alan Carson, City Manager. “The search brought us eight qualified candidates that were narrowed down to a final group of three. Out of a pool of nearly...



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THOMASVILLE FIRE RESCUE PINNING CEREMONY HONORS PROMOTIONS AND NEWEST RECRUITS

Thomasville Fire Rescue (TFR) recently held a pinning ceremony that honored promotions and welcomed their newest recruits. During the event, Mike Mann was promoted to Captain, Branden Smith was promoted to Lieutenant, and Tyler Bannister, Joseph Lombardi, and Mark Wooten were sworn in as TFR's newest firefighters. The ceremony was attended by members of the Thomasville City Council, state and county representatives, family, friends, colleagues, and City of Thomasville leadership. “It is...



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CITY PARTNERS WITH WPAX TO LAUNCH RADIO SHOW

The City of Thomasville has partnered with WPAX Radio to launch a new initiative targeted at helping to provide additional information to customers and citizens. ‘City of Thomasville Spotlight’ is a new weekly radio show aimed at providing listeners with the latest news and happenings about the City of Thomasville. WPAX host Chris Hurst will visit weekly with City staff to discuss a variety of topics including City business, events, daily operations, and public safety. The show is...



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LABOR DAY CITY SERVICES SCHEDULE

The City of Thomasville administrative offices will be closed Monday, September 6, 2021, in observance of the Labor Day holiday. Due to the holiday observance, some City services will be affected. City service schedules will be as follows: Utilities Response Center Regular 24-hour operational schedule. They can be reached by calling 229-227-5499. City of Thomasville Residential Refuse City of Thomasville residential refuse collection will remain on their normal Monday...



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TEMPORARY LANE CLOSURE FOR NORTH MADISON STREET

City of Thomasville Water Department crews are scheduled to begin work along North Madison Street beginning Tuesday, August 24th. There will be a temporary lane closure on North Madison Street between East Clay and East Monroe Streets while crews repair a leaking water meter outside of the roadway. The work is scheduled to start at 8:30 a.m. and is expected to last eight hours. Travelers in the area are encouraged to select an alternate route and to be aware of potential traffic...