During a recent Thomasville City Council Workshop session, a summary report was shared of the 2016 impact from the Thomasville Main Street Downtown Development Program. According to Main Street Director April Norton, the numbers show a significant impact on the local economy. “Development in the downtown area positively impacts our local economy in several different ways,” said Norton. “From new businesses and jobs that have been created to the many special events that are held in...
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The one-way section of South Stevens Street, from West Jackson Street to Remington Avenue will be closed to vehicular traffic starting Monday, March 20, 2017 for complete re-construction. The roadway will be reconstructed with sidewalk, curb and gutter, and new asphalt paving. It is expected to take at least three weeks to complete this construction. During this period, motorists should plan other routes to their destinations. “We recognize the inconvenience a full road closure poses to...
Read More » Posted on Mar 16, 2017
Four Thomasville Fire Rescue recruits graduated from the Georgia Fire Academy in Forsyth Georgia on Thursday, March 2, 2017. TFR firefighter recruits and recent Academy graduates are Richard Britt, Daniel Oliva, Hailee Roberts, and Nathaniel Thomas. Additionally, Thomas and Roberts were recognized with special awards during the evening’s ceremonies that honored the 18 graduates from across the state of Georgia. Thomasville Fire Chief Chris Bowman was featured as the keynote speaker for...
Read More » Posted on Mar 10, 2017
There will be a temporary lane closure in the eastbound lane of the 1400 block of Remington Ave. (Gateway Shopping Center area) from 5:00 pm – 12 midnight in order to perform a utility repair. Motorists are urged to use precaution and/or avoid the area during peak traffic times. (click picture to enlarge)
Read More » Posted on Mar 7, 2017
On March 17th at 12 noon, the City of Thomasville and the West Point Society of Tallahassee will host an event at the Flipper Cemetery that will unveil a new bronze burial marker for Lt. Henry O. Flipper and granite markers for his parents. According to Kha McDonald, Senior Assistant City Manager, the new markers are more befitting of such contributors to Thomasville’s and West Point’s history. “Lt. Flipper’s legacy is significant and a source of pride for all of Thomasville,”...
Read More » Posted on Mar 6, 2017
Remington Avenue from Bennett Street to Hansell Street will be temporarily closed to thru traffic beginning Saturday, March 4, 2017. The street will be temporarily closed from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. to facilitate a utility repair. Construction is expected to be complete by 7:00 p.m. on March 4. (click picture to enlarge)
Read More » Posted on Mar 3, 2017
Thomasville motorists should be aware of temporary lane closures due to utility repairs over the next several days. Streets include: 342 Skyline Dr. – February 22-24, 2017 N. Stevens St. at W. Jerger St. – February 23-24, 2017 105 Belmont St. - February 24-25, 2017 548 W Calhoun St. – February 27-28, 2017 Winslow Dr. at Imperial Dr. – February 28-29, 2017 Doncaster Dr. at Sherwood Dr. – March 1-2, 2017
Read More » Posted on Feb 22, 2017
Utility crews are performing a repair at North Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive at Booker Street. The south bound lane will be closed from midmorning Monday, February 20th through noon on Tuesday, February 21st. (click picture to enlarge)
Read More » Posted on Feb 20, 2017
Beginning Monday, February 20, 2017, the City of Thomasville will resume repairing the brick pavers on West Jackson Street from South Madison to Stevens Street. As a result, there will be some lane closures along West Jackson Street in order to facilitate the repair work. “We began working in this area earlier this month to repair the intersection of West Jackson Street and Stevens Street and five additional areas that were also identified,” said Wayne Newsome. “The work we will...
Read More » Posted on Feb 17, 2017
Beginning Thursday, February 16, 2017, the eastbound lane on East Jackson Street, from Broad Street to Crawford Street, will be closed to thru traffic. This section of the street will be temporarily closed to facilitate emergency brick repair near the intersection of East Jackson Street and Broad Street. “Unfortunately, we have an emergency situation involving some of the brick pavers near the intersection of East Jackson and Broad Streets,” said Wayne Newsome, Assistant City...
Read More » Posted on Feb 15, 2017
The City of Thomasville was recently awarded a Liability Grant in the amount of $7,790 from the Georgia Municipal Association (GMA). These funds will be used by the City to purchase safety barrier and barricades. “We are pleased to be awarded this grant by GMA that will allow us to replace older, heavy, wooden barricades with reflective, plastic A-frame barricades,” said Justin Kuhns, Risk Management Coordinator. “The new barricades will be safer for drivers and also much easier for...
Read More » Posted on Feb 15, 2017
Beginning Monday, February 13, 2017, Carroll Street from Old Albany Road to Cassidy Road will be closed to thru traffic. The street will be temporarily closed to facilitate a wastewater main replacement. Residents along Carroll Street will have access to their homes throughout construction. Construction is expected to be complete by Monday, March 13, 2017. (click on photo to enlarge)
Read More » Posted on Feb 10, 2017