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CNS CUSTOMERS IMPACTED BY LARGE TELEPHONE OUTAGE IN GEORGIA

CNS telephone customers in all communities began experiencing trouble with their telephone service Monday afternoon that was a result of a larger outage that impacted 29 areas in Georgia. The issues were first reported around 3:30 p.m. and were resolved at 2:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 20th. According to Don Atkinson, Chief Executive Officer, the disruption was due to damage in an upstream provider’s facilities. “While CNS provides our local telephone service, we must lease...



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ENERGY SAVING TIPS FOR THE WINTER MONTHS

As winter arrives and cooler temperatures head our way, the City of Thomasville would like to provide the community with some tips to save energy and reduce their utility costs during the cold weather months. Most of these tips can be implemented with little, if any, costs associated. Set your thermostat between 66-68 degrees and even lower, or completely off, when you’re away. Close warm air supply registers for rooms that aren’t in use. Check your heating ducts to ensure...



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SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY IN DOWNTOWN THOMASVILLE

This Saturday, November 24th, we want to share Small Business Saturday with you! If you’re not familiar with this special day, it’s dedicated to supporting small businesses across the country to help communities thrive and stay vibrant. Founded by American Express in 2010 and celebrated each year the Saturday after Thanksgiving, Small Business Saturday focuses on the “Shop Small” nationwide movement to show support as a nation for small business owners and communities. The US...



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CITY WELCOMES COMMUNITY INPUT DURING PARADISE PARK DESIGN CHARRETTE

The City of Thomasville’s Planning Department has scheduled a design charrette for Paradise Park to be held November 26th-29th. Martha Reynolds, Neighborhood Planner for the City of Thomasville, says community input is needed. “We value the opinions of those who utilize our beautiful parks,” says Reynolds. “That is why we’ve created this unique four-day event that is an opportunity for everyone in our community to give us feedback on what they envision for the future of Paradise...



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THOMASVILLE – THOMAS COUNTY TIRE AMNESTY WINTER DATES SET

City of Thomasville Solid Waste, in partnership with Thomas County Solid Waste, Thomas County Code Enforcement, and Keep Thomas County Beautiful, has announced an opportunity for Thomasville and Thomas County residents to dispose of used tires during Winter Tire Amnesty. “This is a great way for residents to clear away any unwanted or unused tires they may have at no charge,” said Director of Solid Waste and Public Works, Nate Tyler. “Accumulated, unused tires are more than just...



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THANKSGIVING CITY SERVICES SCHEDULE

The City of Thomasville offices will be closed Thursday, November 22 and Friday, November 23, 2018 in observance of the Thanksgiving holidays. 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 customers will have pick-up Wednesday, November 21. Regular schedule will resume Friday, November...



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HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE IN DOWNTOWN THOMASVILLE

Tis the season for an enjoyable day of shopping, music and prizes at the Holiday Open House in Downtown Thomasville! Set to take place Sunday, November 18th from 1:00-5:00 p.m., the Holiday Open House will highlight the downtown shops and restaurants that make Thomasville so pleasantly unforgettable. “This event is a great opportunity for locals and visitors to begin their holiday shopping and enjoy a beautiful Sunday in Downtown Thomasville,” said April Norton, Director of Main...



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VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS CLOSET OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

The Victorian Christmas costume closet will be open to the public on Monday, November 12th through December 14th. The closet is located inside the Thomasville Visitors Center (144 East Jackson Street) and is open Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and on Saturdays from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. “There is so much that makes Victorian Christmas special,” says Dustin Infinger, City of Thomasville events coordinator. “But it’s seeing folks dressed up in full Victorian attire that...



ANOTHER NIGHT OF BLUEGRASS PRESENTS APPALACHIAN EXPRESS

Another Night of Bluegrass featuring Appalachian Express will be held in the Thomasville Municipal Auditorium on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. Presented by the City of Thomasville and WTUF-FM, Another Night of Bluegrass is a well-loved Thomasville tradition. Appalachian Express is an award winning bluegrass band formed in the 70’s by lead singer Cindy West from rural Southside Virginia. The band traveled across the United States and Canada for a number of years performing and...



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CITY EXTENDING HOURS FOR MICHAEL DEBRIS CLEANUP

As soon as Hurricane Michael’s winds subsided, City of Thomasville Solid Waste crews began working to remove debris caused by the massive storm that left more than 200 fallen trees and numerous broken limbs in its wake. As of today, more than 430 loads of debris have been picked up from curbsides throughout the community. In order to help cleanup and restore the community, the City of Thomasville Solid Waste crews have been working extended hours since the storm and will continue doing...



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VETERANS DAY PARADE TO BE HELD ON NOVEMBER 10TH

The City of Thomasville in partnership with local veterans groups is honored to present the Veterans Day Parade on Saturday, November 10th at 10:00 a.m. in downtown Thomasville. The community is encouraged to attend the parade to celebrate the men and women who have served in our U.S. military. Veterans Day officially became a national holiday in 1938. It’s a day to show respect and gratitude to those who were willing to serve our country. “The City of Thomasville stands behind our...



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CITY ANNOUNCES FALL XTRAVAGANZA

The City of Thomasville’s Community Relations team will be hosting their annual Fall Xtravaganza on Saturday, November 17th from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in Thomasville’s Paradise Park. “This is our third year of fall fun, and we’re excited for what we have planned for the community,” said Kha McDonald, Interim City Manager, “From face-painting and pony rides to fire safety demonstrations and checking out our local National Guard’s Humvee, we’ve got something for...