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City to Begin SPLOST Stormwater Improvements on Martin Luther King Drive
MLK Drive, between Wolf Street and Alexander Street, will be closed to thru-traffic for stormwater improvements beginning September 22, 2014. Construction is expected to be completed in approximately 45 days.
Citizens are advised to plan alternate routes during construction and to anticipate possible delays when traveling in the area.
TPD Challenges Citizens to Participate in First Annual Seatbelt Challenge
The Thomasville Police Department will be hosting its first annual Public Safety Seat Belt Challenge this October to help promote safety among teenage drivers. Thomasville Police Department, Thomas County Sheriff’s Office, Georgia State Patrol, Thomasville Fire Rescue, Thomas County EMS and Thomas County E911 will each have teams comprised of local students who will compete in a safety-themed race at Remington Park Thursday, October 2, 2014 at 3:30 p.m.
TPD Prepares for Citizens Police Academy
This fall, the Thomasville Police Department will be opening their doors in order to allow citizens to gain first-hand knowledge of what it means to be a police officer through their annual Citizens Police Academy. The CPA will run for six weeks and is designed to provide citizens with an immersive experience of what it takes to serve and protect the Thomasville community.
Thomasville's First Responders Remember Fallen Heroes
(pictured) Assistant Fire Chief Mark Sealy climbed the steps of the Thomas County Central Stadium in 65 pounds of gear in remembrance of those who gave their lives answering the call of duty on September 11, 2001.
First responders from the City of Thomasville and Thomas County joined together, along with numerous citizens, during the 9-11 memorial stair climb. Each participant paid tribute to a FDNY firefighter by climbing or walking the equivalent of the 110 stories of the World Trade Center.
Mayor Declares Constitution Week in Thomasville
During Monday’s City Council meeting, Mayor Max Beverly signed a proclamation declaring the week of September 17-23 as Constitution Week.
Mayor Beverly presented the proclamation to Mary Friend Shepard, a representative of the Thomasville Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.