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Celebrating 94 Years: Thomasville's Annual Rose Show & Festival

Held in beautiful, historic downtown Thomasville, the Rose Festival has been a Southwest Georgia tradition since the 1920s.  Enjoy roses, roses and more roses, plus two parades, live music and street dance (this year featuring the Atlanta Rhythm Section), arts and crafts, fantastic food and so much more. Plus, most events are free!
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Budget Billing Enrollment Period Now Open

City of Thomasville Utilities has announced open enrollment for the Budget Billing Program. This program gives utilities customers an additional payment option, which can be helpful during summertime when excessive temperatures may cause increased monthly utility usage. The current enrollment period will end April 30th.
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"If I Were Mayor, I Would…” Essay Contest Winners

From left: Teacher Susanne Boykins Rome, Lloydrica Hudson and Mayor Max Beverly

From left: Teacher Mandy West, Emily Potter and Mayor Max Beverly

The City of Thomasville honored local winners of the Georgia Municipal Association’s “If I Were Mayor, I Would…” essay contest for sixth graders. One winner was selected from each school system as the winner for their schools. Benjamin Filston – Brookwood School, Lloydrica Hudson – Thomasville Scholar’s Academy, and Emily Potter – Thomas County Middle School were recognized by the mayor during the March 23 City Council meeting.
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Local Students Present Park Improvement to Councilmembers

Councilmembers Flowers and Sims (pictured left) congratulated the students for their hard work and dedication and encouraged them to continue to seek ways to improve the community.

Councilmember Jay Flowers and Councilmember Don Sims played host to a group of promising young minds Tuesday morning in the City Council Chambers. Fifth grade students from Thomasville City Schools' Enriching Gifted and Talented Students program presented their ideas on how to improve MacIntyre Park and create a greater amenity for the community.
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Magistrate Court Temporarily Relocated

The Magistrate Court Department has been temporarily relocated to 448 Smith Avenue while renovations are being made to the Bobby Hines Jail Justice Center.