Friendship Store to open downtown Thursday, July 22

Friendship United Methodist Church pastor Nate Lehman is ready to open the doors to the Friendship Store’s new location this Thursday morning in downtown Donalsonville The Friendship Store, now ready for business in its new location, opens its doors to the public Thursday, July 22 – just in time for back to school shopping. The…

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LMC donates surplus steel to SCMHS ag mechanics classes

Lewis M. Carter Manufacturing recently made a gracious donation of surplus steel Seminole County Middle High School, for use by its Agricultural Mechanics classes. This steel will be used to teach vital skills in the area of welding and metal fabrication, skills that they can use right here in our community to better themselves, our…

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Will Pace selected as Boys Nation Senator

William Hilton Pace, an incoming   Senior at Seminole County High School, has been selected as a Senator for American Legion Boys Nation in the Washington, D.C. area, July 23-30.  Boys Nation is an annual American Legion program that includes civic training, leadership development and a focus on Americanism. At Boys State, he has been…

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Indians headed to the World Series!

Members of the team are, front row, Brody Rogerson, Reed Phillips, Luke Scott, Rylan Cook, Jack Palmer; back row, Coach Stephen Scott, Preston Deal, Colt Williams, Coach Brad Akers, Ellis Denham, Andrew Rogers, Coach Jim Palmer, Luke Akers, and Cullen Hicks These 11- and 12-year-old Seminole Recreation Department baseball Allstars had a great weekend in…

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School Supply Scramble at SCES is Monday, August 2

The first day of school for Seminole County students is Wednesday, August 4 Seminole County Family Connection is very excited to be able to provide school supplies for a third year to Seminole County Elementary students through the School Supply Scramble. This event  will happen again this year during Seminole County Elementary’s  Open House on…

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It is time to dance!

Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass,  it’s about learning to dance in the rain.   -Vivian Greene In my life I have dealt with personal hardships of varying degrees, as I am sure, after living through the COVID-19 pandemic and surviving Hurricane Michael’s wrath, all of us now have. Those experiences were…

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The chapters of our life

I have been a lifelong reader, but it is only since I started listening to audiobooks while taking long walks that I realized the number of chapters different books have.   Some will have 70 chapters and some just a few.  There is not a right or wrong way to write a book, as they…

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Expanded federal child tax credit kicks in July 15

The expanded federal child tax credit Congress passed this year is expected to lift nearly 700,000 Georgia children out of poverty, including about 470,000 black children, child advocacy leaders said Thursday. As a result, the state’s overall child poverty rate will be reduced from 13.6% to 5.9%, while the black child poverty rate will go…

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How to start keeping honeybees . . .

A really hot topic that’s been flying around the last few years has been pollinators. From butterflies, to native bees, everyone in the last five or ten years has heard about their decline and importance. Every first grade class between here and Athens has been raising Monarchs to release like its going out of style…

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