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Railroad Improvements: Campbell Street
CSX will be making improvements to the Campbell Street railroad crossing beginning March 2. As a result, a section of Campbell Street, between Industrial Boulevard and Davenport Drive, will be closed to thru-traffic. Work is expected to take approximately one week to complete.
Citizens are advised to plan alternate routes during construction and to anticipate possible delays when traveling through the area.
City Council Recognizes February Honorary Councilmember, Vann Middleton
(2-23-15) Max Beverly (right) recognized Vann Middleton (left) for his service to the community as the honorary councilmember for the month of February during Monday night’s City Council meeting.
At the end of the meeting, Vann was asked if he would like to reflect upon his time with the City Council.
“It’s been a real honor and I’ve learned a lot,” Middleton said. “The Council operates very efficiently and I’m glad to have been able to be a small part of it.”
Vann serves the community as the president of the Archbold Foundation.
At various times each year, councilmembers select a citizen to be the honorary councilmember. As an honorary councilmember, citizens serve for a period of one month, during which time they participate in council meetings and council-related committee meetings, in order to give them a first-hand account of what it takes to keep Thomasville running smoothly.
TFR Firefighter Receives Honor Graduate Award from GFA
Thomasville Fire Rescue celebrated the achievement of its newest team member, Firefighter Michael Hayes, for his successful graduation from the Georgia Fire Academy last week. Hayes, who represented the City of Thomasville, joined 17 other firefighters from across the state as part of the first GFA graduating class of 2015.
City Council Recognizes Local Scout During Monday's Meeting
(February 23, 2015) Local Scout Carson Allen attended Monday night’s City Council meeting, where he received a warm welcome from the Mayor and the other councilmembers. Carson explained to the Council that he was in attendance in an effort to earn his Citizenship in the Community/Communications merit badge. Carson also informed the Council that he is aspiring to achieve the rank of Eagle Scout.
Throughout the year, Boy Scouts from Troop 306 attend City Council meetings in order to satisfy requirements for the various merit badges they are attempting to earn.
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