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1 City (1990 pop. 17,457), seat of Thomas co., SW Ga., near the Fla. line; inc. 1831. It is a farm trade center, with a large fresh-vegetable market. Manufactures include lumber, clothing and textiles, plastics, jet engine blades, pipe, sawmill machinery, pumps, foods and beverages, mobile homes, and furniture. The city has a mild climate and is a winter resort. More than 25,000 rose bushes line the city streets, and an annual rose festival is held there.

2 Industrial city (1990 pop. 15,915), Davidson co., central N.C., in the Piedmont; inc. 1854. It is a railroad junction in a tobacco, grain, barley, poultry, livestock, and dairying region. Textiles and apparel, furniture, steel rails, plastic and metal products, crushed stone, and plywood are manufactured.

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Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens said arrest warrants were issued to Germain Baynard, 20, Ryan Law, 21, and Demetrius Lee, 22, each of Thomasville, Ga., who now face felony charges related to the crime.
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Heritage Home Group, whose brands include Thomasville, Drexel Heritage, Henredon, Lane, Broyhill, Maitland-Smith, Hickory Chair and Pearson, has righted itself after enduring significant upheaval three years ago.
That missions weighed heavy on the hearts of Southwest Georgia's Baptist ministers is also evident in words out of the Thomasville Baptist Association: "The church is to evangelize the world.
The transaction includes two sawmills located in Thomasville and Moultrie, Georgia and is structured with 55% being acquired upon completion of the agreement and the balance after a two year period.
This was certainly evident recently at the Thomasville Civic Center as the age-old artistry of quilting took center stage at the annual Hometown Celebration.
Custom Nonwoven, Inc., has unveiled plans to locate a new manufacturing facility in Thomasville, NC.
The artists, along with the DCCC campus community, then painted larger-than-life interpretations of those messages onto two sites: The Uptown Lexington Center, in Lexington, and The Thomasville Education Center in Thomasville.
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Louis-based Furniture Brands Intl, parent company of Thomasville, Broyhill, Drexel Heritage and other furniture companies, announced that its third-quarter sales declined to $272.0 million from $293.7 the previous year.