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Spirit of Christmas Parade arrives Dec.2nd

  Little Miss Donalsonville, Laney Grace Kelley is excited and ready to be the Grand Marshal of this year’s Spirit of Christmas Parade’s in downtown Donalsonville Pictures with Santa from 4-5:30 p.m. Parade begins at 6 p.m. Tree lighting to follow Santa Claus’ arrival, the Spirit of Christmas Parade and the Seminole County Warpath on…

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SCWC to light Tree of Hope after the Christmas Parade

Pictured here are Cancer survivor Jarrod Sexton and SCWC representative Barbara Chandler Each year Seminole County Warpath on Cancer (SCWC) has a project called Tree of Hope where a Christmas tree is illuminated in honor of cancer survivors and in memory of cancer patients. SCWC’s Tree of Hope, which again this year is a utility pole…

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SR 45 north of Iron City to close for bridge replacement

A Seminole County state route is scheduled to close next week for construction of an updated bridge on State Route 45. Construction will require a detour for up to six months. State Route 45 in Seminole County at Dry Creek north of Iron City was scheduled to close to non-local traffic on Tuesday, November 30.…

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Make a contribution to Donalsonville Hospital with every Amazon purchase

  Behind every great institution are the generous benefactors who support its mission. Each day, the professionals at Donalsonville Hospital work to improve health and wellness for Seminole County. Their work would not be possible without the generous friends in this community who share their commitment.  As a nonprofit hospital, Donalsonville Hospital depends upon the…

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Dr. A. Wayne Johnson to run for Congressman Bishop’s seat

Dr. A. Wayne Johnson, successful businessman and a former senior official with the U.S. Department of Education as part of the Trump Administration, announced this week he plans to mount a challenge for Congressman Sanford Bishop’s seat, and will run for the Republican nomination from Georgia’s 2nd Congressional District in the May primary. Bishop, a…

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Want to be an Christmas Angel to a Seminole Manor resident?

Pictured here Seminole Manor Nursing Home Director Shelly Hines invites all to come out and pick a tag from the Manor’s Angel Tree The Seminole Manor Nursing Home 2021 Angel Tree, located just inside the facility’s front door,  is decorated with tags connected to residents. “Help us make this a wonderful Christmas for all of our…

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Sounds of the season

A funny thing happened Sunday after Auburn’s heartbreaking loss to Alabama this past Saturday.  Riding down the road and not wanting to listen to the talking heads dissect a game that I did not want to think about any longer, I switched from Sirius XM to FM radio.  The first five stations I dialed up…

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Thankful for the opportunity to give thanks

“When asked if my cup is half-full or half-empty my only response is that I am thankful I have a cup.”  – Sam Lefkowitz On Thursday millions of Americans will sit down for a Thanksgiving meal. It is a day to “give thanks” for all that we have. So on this uniquely American holiday, rooted in the founding…

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Thanksgiving 2021

It is time for my yearly Thanksgiving column, where I try to briefly outline some of the things I am thankful for during the past year.  Some years are easier than others, though there is never a shortage of blessings if we look hard enough. 2021 has not been a year without challenges.  Covid-19 remained…

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