Mark Atwater hosts a picture-perfect field photography workshop

Seminole County’s award-winning professional photographer Mark Atwater, and fellow photographer Shannon Atwater, held a three-day Field Photography Workshop this past weekend. The classroom portion of the workshop was held at the Beall Center in downtown Donalsonville for attendees who flew in and drove in from seven different states. Field sessions were held at locations in…

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COVID-19 case increase slows locally

Schedule your vaccination at the Seminole County Health Department by calling 229-352-6567 The daily local COVID-19 case count increase is posted on the Donalsonville News Facebook page As of Wednesday morning, February 24, the Georgia Department of Health’s Vaccine Dashboard reported that the Seminole County Health Department has now administered  1,700 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to Seminole County residents…

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Community Clean Up Day set for March 6

As part of the community’s Project Beautification 2023 a Community Clean Up Day is scheduled for Saturday, March 6 in downtown Donalsonville. Participants are asked to meet downtown on Second Street beginning at 7:30 a.m. A Free Dump Day will also be offered on March 6th at the Seminole County Landfill from 8 a.m. until…

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Council on Aging to host enrollment event on Friday, March 5

The Southwest Georgia Council on Aging is hosting an enrollment event for Senior Services. All residents 60 plus years of age and older and their caregivers are invited to attend the event to be held at the Donalsonville Lions Hall on Friday, March 5th from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Mask wearing will be required…

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Mass vaccination site opens in Albany

The Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency has opened four Mass Vaccination Sites for COVID-19 – one each in Abany, Macon, Hapeville and Clarksville. The drive-through sites have the capacity to vaccinate 1,100 people per day, per site for a total of 22,000 people a week between each of the four sites. Vaccinations will…

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Tony Spraker is New Leader of GP Cedar Springs Operations

  Tony Spraker has been promoted by Georgia-Pacific to lead the Cedar Springs Containerboard operations as vice president and general manager. Spraker began his new duties January 18. Over Spraker’s successful 31-year career in paper manufacturing, he has held various roles of increasing responsibility in utilities, maintenance, and paper areas in employment with Westvaco and…

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Register for the COVID-19 vaccine now at myvaccinegeorgia.com

Georgia officials have launched a new website to pre-register for COVID-19 vaccine appointments. The new website, myvaccinegeorgia.com, allows Georgians to pre-register for a vaccine appointment even if they do not yet qualify under the Governor’s eligibility criteria. They will be notified once they qualify and are scheduled for an appointment.  Kemp said on Thursday he…

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Medicine and Prayer

The sports medicine clinic was widely known and on the cutting edge of the medical field as it related to athletes.  On a single day in 1968, the doctor performed nine surgeries.  Eight of those were college athletes suffering from torn ACLs mostly, but also going under the knife for other sports related injuries. The…

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Teamwork makes the dream work. Join the team

We have made tremendous strides in our recovery from the devastation caused by Hurricane Michael -now almost two and a half years ago, but as we all know, we still have a lot to do. Over the past two and a half years, daughter interests have taken me into two special communities in southeast Georgia…

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