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Chris Cook and Josh Croom graduate from the Georgia Fire Academy

Donalsonville Fire and Rescue Department Chief Dean King has announced two new additions to the Fire and Rescue department’s team. Seminole County’s Chris Cook and Josh Croom graduated from the Georgia Fire Academy’s Basic Firefighter Course last week.  The two have completed 345 hours of firefighter training through the Georgia Fire Academy over the last…

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Carter Arts & Lecture series begins at Kirbo Center September 27

Andrew Edlin presents ‘Churchill’ on October 19 as a part of the Carter Arts & Lecture Series at ABAC Bainbridge. Season tickets  for the series are now on saleavailable online at arts.abac.edu     Tickets can be purchased online at arts.abac.edu. or by calling the ABAC Ticket Line at (229) 391-4895  The words of legendary statesman Winston…

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Lions Club collecting supplies to aid Hurricane Ida victims

Join Georgia Community Bank’s Amy James and Ramona Hagler and make a donation The Donalsonville Lions Club, under the leadership of Lions Eloise Taylor and Mitchell Blanks, is coordinating a needed supply drive for Louisiana storm victims that will run through September 24. The club requests residents to drop off  items at the former fire station…

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County’s fully vaccinated rate inches up to 39%

Even though the daily rate increase of positive COVID-19 cases has slowed in the recent days, because of the area’s continued low vaccination rates, the COVID-19 pandemic is not subsiding here in Seminole County. Since last Wednesday Seminole County’s positive case number increased by 28 cases from 1,122 to 1,150 cases, and from 19 to…

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Showing the Colors – We will never forget!

Local First Responders met at the Donalsonville Fire Rescue Department Saturday morning, September 11th to remember the 20th anniversary of 09-11-01. At 8:46 a.m., the time the first plane hit the World Trade Center, a remembrance wreath was placed at the flagpole to honor the 343 FDNY firefighters, 23 NYPD officers and 37 Port Authority…

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Put the toilet seat down

At the end of last week’s column, which was posted on Facebook, I asked what lessons from their childhood the readers of this column still remembered all these years later.  There was a huge outpouring of comments, both on Facebook and to me personally.  While there were many comments that reminded me of my own…

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Warriors secure win against Knights in first game of season

#41 Ty Williams makes a tackle in SGA’s victory over the Macon East Academy Knights   The SGA Warriors were finally able to get their 2021 football season underway this past Friday in Damascus with a match up against the Macon East Academy Knights out of Cecil, AL. In their face off last year, the…

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Nick Cull leads Indians to first victory of the season

Seminole County’s Nick Cull rushed for three touchdowns, including an 8-yarder with 23 seconds left to give the Indians a win over Headland Friday in Donalsonville. Cull, an Ole Miss commitment for his play on defense, showed he is not bad on offense either. His game-winning touchdown run capped a last-minute drive as the Indians…

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