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UTILITY WORK CONTINUES ON REMINGTON AVENUE

The City of Thomasville Utilities will be continuing utility infrastructure upgrades on Remington Avenue beginning Thursday, June 21, 2018 at 7:00 a.m. and continue until Friday, June 22nd at 3:00 p.m. During this time, Remington Avenue will be closed to thru traffic from West Jackson Street to Fletcher Street. Westbound thru traffic on Remington Avenue will be detoured onto Fletcher Street, while Remington Avenue eastbound will be accessed via South Madison Street. Local traffic will be...



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UTILITY WORK SCHEDULED FOR DOWNTOWN PARKING AREA

City of Thomasville Utilities will be conducting sewer main repairs in the downtown area of Crawford and East Jackson Street on Saturday, June 16, 2018. The construction area will be near the alleyway that connects the public parking area behind East Jackson Street businesses to Crawford Street. Construction is expected to have a minimal impact to downtown businesses and to parking availability. The utility work is expected to be completed by 5:00 p.m. on Saturday. For more information,...



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Utility Work on Remington Avenue begins Monday, June 11, 2018

THOMASVILLE, GA – June 5, 2018 – The City of Thomasville Utilities will be conducting utility infrastructure upgrades on Remington Avenue beginning Monday, June 11, 2018. The utility work will include the replacement of a sanitary sewer main as well as the replacement of a water main. Work will begin at 7:00 a.m. on Monday and continue until Tuesday, June 12th at 5:00 p.m. During this time, Remington Avenue will be closed to thru traffic from West Jackson Street to Fletcher Street....



CHIEF RICH HONORED BY THOMAS COUNTY BRANCH OF THE NAACP

One of Thomasville’s finest was honored recently by the Thomas County Branch of the NAACP. Chief Troy Rich was named a recipient of the organization’s 2018 Outstanding Community Service Award. The presentation was made by Branch President Lucinda Brown during the group’s annual meeting held earlier this month. “Chief Rich was selected for this honor in part because of the great strides he has made in leading the Thomasville Police Department toward fully embracing 21st Century...



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2018 HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS

Today marks the first official day of hurricane season, and top weather analysts are predicting an active 2018 season. Last season saw a record number of seventeen named storms, ten hurricanes and six major hurricanes, with Hurricane Irma taking a direct swipe at our area. Although our area dodged the worst, City of Thomasville staff says that last year’s experience is reason to prepare for the storm season ahead. “Hurricane tracks are unpredictable and can change suddenly,” said...



SATURDAY CONSTRUCTION ON CRAWFORD STREET

Beginning Saturday, June 2, 2018, the southbound lane of Crawford Street from East Jackson Street to East Jefferson Street will be closed to thru traffic. The lane will be temporarily closed to facilitate a new wastewater service line installation. During the construction period, local traffic will be accommodated. Work is expected to begin at 7:00 a.m. and be completed by 5:00 p.m.



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FIRST FRIDAY SIP AND STROLL CONTINUES JUNE 1ST

Get out your flip flops and favorite Hawaiian shirt for the “Beach Party” First Friday Sip and Stroll, Friday June 1st from 6:00-10:00PM in downtown Thomasville. Summer is here and we’re beating the heat with cool treats and great entertainment. “The nearest stretch of sand may be 70 miles away, but we’re bringing the beach to Thomasville this month,” says Dustin Infinger, City of Thomasville Marketing Manager. From 6:00 to 8:00PM grab a beer or wine and a Hawaiian lei from...



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COORDINATED RESPONSE TO STORM PREPAREDNESS FOR CITY DEPARTMENTS

The beginning of the Atlantic hurricane season begins in June, but the City of Thomasville began prepping for the busy storm season months ago. According to City staff, it is a unified approach to storm preparedness and outage management that has well equipped the organization for the stormy season ahead. “Any significant weather event can impact our entire organization,” said Chris White, Assistant Utilities Superintendent. “From electrical outages to downed trees to the services...



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CITY HOSTS ‘LET’S DISCUSS UTILITIES’

Citizens with questions about their utility rates and ways to save will have the opportunity to learn more when the City of Thomasville hosts, ‘Let’s Discuss Utilities,’ the most recent presentation in the popular community engagement series. The event will be held Tuesday, June 5th from 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm in the Harper Elementary School gymnasium. “We launched the ‘Let’s Discuss…’ series last fall as a way to help spark thoughtful discussions concerning topics that are...



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CITY CELEBRATES NATIONAL PUBLIC WORKS WEEK

May 20th through the 26th is National Public Works Week, and the City of Thomasville is proud to participate by recognizing the City’s Public Works staff, the often unsung heroes of our society, professionals who serve the public good every day with quiet dedication. This year’s theme, “The Power of Public Works,” recognizes the impact the many facets of public works have on modern society, and pays tribute to Public Works professionals who make significant contributions to...



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PROGRESS CONTINUES AT CHEROKEE LAKE

While there have been delays in an improvement project for one of Thomasville’s most popular parks, City staff reports that construction continues at Cherokee Lake. Kellerman Construction and the City of Thomasville have been moving forward with several key elements in the project, including improving and repairing all of the boardwalks and docks, dredging in the north end of the lake, and rehabilitating the park restrooms. “Overall, this project has continued, despite delays that are...



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MEMORIAL DAY CITY SERVICES SCHEDULE

The City of Thomasville administrative offices will be closed Monday, May 28, 2018 in observance of Memorial Day. Because of the holiday observance, some City services will be affected. City schedules are as follows: Energy Control Center Regular 24-hour operational schedule. Residential Refuse Monday residential customers will be collected Tuesday, May 29. Tuesday residential customers will be collected Wednesday, May 30. Regular schedule will resume...