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City GIS Program Takes the Stage in California


Duane Treadon, Director of GIS for the City of Thomasville

The City of Thomasville’s geographic information system (GIS) program is not only making an impact locally, but is also helping communities across the nation. Duane Treadon, Director of GIS for the City of Thomasville, was invited to share the City of Thomasville’s successful implementation of GIS solutions across numerous City departments to an international audience during Esri’s International User Conference in San Diego, CA.
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City’s Clean Water Projects Make Progress


It took heavy equipment to lift the three, 20,000 lbs sections of the lift station into place.

The City of Thomasville reached a milestone in the replacement of one of its larger lift stations last week by setting a new concrete wet well. Lift station #4, which is located across from the Cherokee Lake spillway on Smith Avenue, is a critical piece of the City of Thomasville’s wastewater infrastructure and serves a large portion of the city. After decades of service, the aging station had reached the end of its service life and was in need of replacement in order for the City to continue to efficiently serve its customers.
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TPD Says Hot Cars Are Like Ovens On Wheels

As the summer heat takes full effect, becoming overheated and suffering heat-related health issues has become a real threat to those spending time outdoors. The summer heat is especially dangerous to children, as they tend to heat up much more quickly than adults. The heat’s affects on children can increase exponentially when they are left in a hot car. With that in mind, TPD would like to caution parents and caregivers to be mindful of young children during the hot summer season.
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Chief of Police Troy Rich Sworn Into Office


Rich (left) recites his oath of office as State Court Judge Mark Mitchell (right) formally swears him into his new role as Chief of Police.

Newly appointed Chief of Police Troy Rich was formally sworn in by State Court Judge Mark Mitchell last night during the Change of Command Ceremony at the Municipal Auditorium. Standing before his friends, family and colleagues, Rich took the oath of office and was ceremonially welcomed to the community for the first time as the Chief of Police.