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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.
City Council Recognizes Local Scout During Monday's Meeting
Local Scout Max Beverly attended Monday night’s City Council meeting in order to satisfy requirements for his communications merit badge. Max, a member of Troop 306, received a warm welcome and encouragement from the Mayor, who happens to be his father, and the other councilmembers as he strives to achieve the rank of Eagle Scout.
Throughout the year, Boy Scouts attend City Council meetings in order to satisfy requirements for the various merit badges they are attempting to earn.