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Rival game in Thomasville calls for increased security

Thomasville Police and Thomas County Sheriff's deputies are stepping up security for Friday's big football game. (Source: WALB) Thomasville Police and Thomas County Sheriff's deputies are stepping up security for Friday's big football game. (Source: WALB)
They said safety for those attending the game is top priority. (Source: WALB) They said safety for those attending the game is top priority. (Source: WALB)
"We want everyone to have fun, and be mindful that it is just a competition on both sides, we want everyone to have fun on the home side and the visitor side as well," said school resource officer Darrell Colvin. (Source: WALB) "We want everyone to have fun, and be mindful that it is just a competition on both sides, we want everyone to have fun on the home side and the visitor side as well," said school resource officer Darrell Colvin. (Source: WALB)
THOMASVILLE, GA (WALB) -

Thomasville Police and Thomas County Sheriff's deputies are stepping up security for Friday's big football game. 

Thomasville High and Thomas County Central will square off Friday night.

11 deputies and 14 officers will be there. 

They said safety for those attending the game is top priority. 

"We want everyone to have fun, and be mindful that it is just a competition on both sides, we want everyone to have fun on the home side and the visitor side as well. The officer presence is just for the security measure of whats going on," said school resource officer Darrell Colvin. 

They also want everyone to be aware of pedestrians before the game.

With such a big crowd expected, many people will have to park away from the stadium and walk.

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