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ONE purpose, ONE message!

We need to combine our collective voices into a louder and more effective performance of the Song of Seminole County “Your community – Seminole County  – is making some noise and on the verge of great things.” These are words I have heard from three separate out-of-town visitors over the past two weeks. The word is…

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May the best rival win

Auburn fans found themselves in an unusual place during the College Football National Championship game on Monday night.  How do you pull for your greatest rival in such a contest?  What do you do if both teams are your greatest rivals? I moved to Georgia just a month after I graduated from Auburn University.  For…

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Georgia Peanut Farm Show and Conference set for January 19-20

Producers can improve the bottom-line of their farming operation with knowledge, connections and information gained at the 45th annual Georgia Peanut Farm Show and Conference, held at the University of Georgia Tifton Campus Conference Center, Jan. 19-20. The show ­hours for Wednesday, Jan. 19, will be 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. and Thursday, Jan. 20, will be 8:00…

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Comedy for a Cause plans to make you laugh Feb. 5 at the Kirbo Center

Southern Regional Technical College Foundation has an evening of laughter on its schedule for its upcoming event, Comedy for a Cause.  On Saturday, February 5, attendees will be treated to a night of exciting entertainment at Charles H. Kirbo Center on the college’s campus in Bainbridge, Georgia.  Comedy for a Cause will feature nationally-recognized comedians…

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Nominations now open for the 2021 Seminole County Citizen of the Year award

    Pictured here is the 2019 Citizen of the Year – Billy Williams. No award was given in 2020 What one dedicated citizen has worked tirelessly to promote progress and improvements to the quality of life in this community? The Donalsonville-Seminole County Chamber of Commerce invites citizens and organizations of Seminole County to nominate…

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One-day vaccine drive returns MLK weekend

  Pictured here a member of the CORE Response Agency’s medical mobile unit is seen pouring over data from a vaccine drive held last month at Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church in Donalsonville.   Amid soaring cases of COVID’s Omicron variant throughout the country, a one-day vaccination drive aimed at raising the level of shots in arms…

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Will Pace is the 2022 STAR Student for SCMHS

2022 SCMHS STAR Student Will Pace and his STAR  Teacher Gay Williams   Seminole County Middle/High School proudly announces William Hilton Pace (Will) as its 2022 STAR Student.  Pace, selected on the basis of his SAT scores, class standing and scholastic averages, has chosen Ms. Gay Williams as his STAR teacher. Will Pace is the…

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Mayor, city council persons sworn in for new terms

At Monday evening’s Donalsonville City Council meeting Donalsonville Mayor Ron Johnson, along with Mayor pro tem Ed Bond, and council person Flossie Smith, were officially sworn in for new terms. The oath of office was given to each by Seminole County Probate Judge Michael Jon Rogerson. Council person Lindsay Register was sworn into office earlier…

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One-day vaccine drive for blacks and minorities returns MLK weekend

  Amid soaring cases of COVID’s Omicron variant throughout the country, a one-day vaccination drive aimed at raising the level of shots in arms within the local African-American and Latin communities in and around Seminole County returns to Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church on Sunday, January 16th from 11:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. on the eve…

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Show your support Sunday on National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day!

  If you have a law enforcement officer as a friend or family member, National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day (L.E.A.D.) on January 9 is the perfect time to show officers we understand how difficult their job is. So it’s important to show officers how much we understand their difficult work and appreciate their sacrifice and…

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