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Wes Pace selected Ag Person of the Year

Each year the Donalsonville-Seminole County Chamber of Commerce and the Seminole County Young Farmers honor one individual who makes valued contributions to the agricultural industry of Seminole County and presents them with the Ag Person of the Year award.  At the chamber’s 25th Annual Farmer Appreciation event, held as a luncheon last Thursday, February 17,…

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Bonnie Jean Houston Eva Spooner     The Blakely-Early County Chamber of Commerce proudly announces the recipients of this year’s STAR Student and Teacher recognition.  STAR Students from Southwest Georgia Academy are Bonnie Jean Houston and Eva Spooner, who tied with the highest score.  Bonnie Jean is the daughter of Ramona and Steve Houston of…

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Groundbreaking ceremony for new K-12 school set for February 27

The Seminole County Board of Education and the Seminole County School System will hold a groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the beginning of construction of the new Seminole County K-12 school facility on Tuesday, February 27th. The ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. on the site of the new school located just south of the current…

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Lions Club’s Chick-A-Que planned for February 29th

That delicious, mouth-watering barbeque chicken, cooked by Donalsonville Lions Club members, will soon be available.  The Lions Club will be holding its annual fund raising Chick-A-Que on Thursday, February 29th at the Donalsonville Lions Hall located on Wiley Avenue just south of the railroad tracks in downtown Donalsonville. Ticket sales are now in progress and…

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Tractor Supply coming to Donalsonville

In the coming months the welcomed sight of activity and renovation will become more and more visible at the former Harvey’s Supermarket location at the corner of U.S. Highway 84 and Wiley Avenue in downtown Donalsonville. The Tractor Supply Company has announced plans to open its first Seminole County location on the property. Company officials…

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A message to my grandson

Dear Henry:   Happy 16th Birthday.  It is hard to believe that it has been 16 years since I became a grandfather.   You were our first and holding you in my arms for the first time was a joy I will never forget.   Time has flown by, and one of the greatest delights…

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Flood warning issued for Spring Creek as water levels hit flood limit

The National Weather Service issued the flood warning for Spring Creek bordering Decatur and Seminole counties. The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a flood warning for Spring Creek as the waters have reached the flood limit. Moderate flooding is expected for the creek, according to local EMA. The warning was issued at 11:56 a.m.…

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Rec. Department extends sign up deadline for baseball, softball, tee-ball

The Seminole County Recreation Department has extended the registration period for its 2024 baseball, softball and tee-ball sign ups through Tuesday, February 20. Sign up for kids ages four through twelve can be done at the Seminole County Recreation Department office Thursday, February 15 and Tuesday, February 20 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The…

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Sign up to be a 2024 Boots & Roots Rodeo partner

Mark your calendar for Friday and Saturday, April 26 and 27 and get ready to kick up some dust and experience the return of a professional rodeo right here in Seminole County. The Donalsonville-Seminole County Chamber of Commerce’s annual Boots & Roots Rodeo will be held again this year at the Seminole Industrial Park East…

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Market Hog show is this Saturday at 11 a.m.

The annual Donalsonville-Seminole County Chamber of Commerce Market Hog Show will be held Saturday, February 17 at the Seminole County Agriculture Center located on Town and Country Road. Everyone is invited to come out, support the exhibitors and join them for lunch at the concession stand where all proceeds are donated back to the exhibitors.…

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