A thousand people purchased produce at a generations-old Thomasville farmers market business one day a week ago.
The city of Thomasville's 2019 expenditures and revenues resulted in a surplus of almost $1 million. The city budgeted for a net income, or surplus, of roughly $5 million last year, said Ashley Cason, city chief financial officer. "We actually earned roughly $6 million, resulting in the surplus."
Thomasville City Council members will pen a letter in support of the Thomasville farmers market, which is on a list of Georgia farmers markets that might close as a result of the coronavirus' impact on state revenue.
With the onslaught of the deadly COVID-19 virus came cessation of City of Thomasville back-door residential trash pickup and city recycling services. Continuing the services after virus restrictions are lifted is uncertain.
Nearly 100 marchers took part in a protest Sunday afternoon, calling for racial equality and an end to injustice.
Thomasville City Council member Jay Flowers is encouraged by the traffic in downtown retail stores and restaurants.
The City of Thomasville will release a five-part summer reading series beginning Friday, May 15. The series is aimed at providing story-time while our youngest residents are still encouraged to shelter in place. “Story Time with the City” will feature City employees reading books to children from a variety of locations around the community.
Gov. Brian Kemp’s recent announcement that Georgia’s public health state of emergency order would extend through June 12 will have an impact on some City of Thomasville services.
After several discussions in recent weeks, Thomasville City Council voted unanimously Monday to purchase three garbage trucks at a total cost of more than $700,000.
Joe Lane, a retired City of Thomasville electric lineman, received needed support from former colleagues and two local businesses.