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Joint choir to present “Glory of Christmas” Cantata – 6 p.m. this Sunday at Friendship United Methodist Church

  Prelude by the Tallahassee String Quartet The combined choirs of Friendship United Methodist Church, First Presbyterian Church of Donalsonville and Colquitt United Methodist Church will present The Glory of Christmas, a Christmas Cantata by Lloyd Larson, at 6. p.m. this Sunday, December 16 at Friendship United Methodist Church in Donalsonville. The evening will open with a…

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Holiday workshop set for Dec.14

Registration deadline is at 5 p.m. on December 11 Call (229) 524-2326. Reserve your spot today for the Seminole County Extension Office’s  holiday Lunch and Learn event. This is a new program with the goal to help improve the quality of life for citizens of Seminole County by providing unbiased, research-based information through public outreach…

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Sarah Avery selected as new Chamber of Commerce President

She replaces Karen Kimbrel who is retiring December 24, 2018 Sarah Avery  has been selected by the board of the Donalsonville-Seminole County Chamber of Commerce  as the chamber’s President. Her official duties will begin on December 26, 2018. She replaces Karen Kimbrel, who is retiring at the end on December 24.. Avery holds a B.F.A.…

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More than $8,200 has been raised for Disaster Relief Fund

Donalsonville Hospital is pleased to announce that thanks to community members near and far coming together to participate in the  Hurricane Micheal T-shirt fundraiser, more than $8,200 has been raised for the “Seminole County Disaster Relief Fund” managed by the Community Foundation of South Georgia, Inc In the wake of Hurricane Micheal, Donalsonville Hospital Controller…

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Sort debris into five categories and place within five feet of a roadway

Residents are reminded to stack and pile debris for pickup within five feet of roadway The Corps of Engineers is continuing to coordinate the collection of hurricane debris. Donalsonville City Manger Steve Hicks received notification that the first pass through the City of Donalsonville was complete and a second pickup pass is now underway in the…

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December 13 is the deadline to apply for Hurricane Michael recovery aid

Register in person at Seminole County’s DIsaster Recovery Center located at First Baptist Church in Donalsonville. The Center is open Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. You may also register by phone or online using the information pictured at right. Only two weeks remain for Seminole County citizens and Southwest Georgians affected…

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Survival celebration to be held November 17

Seminole County citizens, it is time to rejoice and celebrate our community’s survival and recovery. A day of Thanksgiving – celebrating our thanks and hope for a bright new future of togetherness – has been set for Saturday, November 17 from 11 a.m until 3 p.m. The event will be held at the Seminole County…

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GDOT to begin debris removal

Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) trucks, front end loaders and other heavy equipment are on their way to Seminole County and ten other Southwest Georgia counties. GDOT will be picking up debris from county roads and city streets  until the Governor’s state of emergency declaration ends Nov. 6 or the US Army Corps of Engineers debris removal…

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Donation fund established

A fund has been established for people wishing to make donations for the long-term recovery needs of Donalsonville and Seminole County. Checks should be written to: Community Foundation of Southwest Georgia with information on the memo line stating “Hurricane Relief for Donalsonville/Seminole County”. Checks may be sent to: Community Foundation of Southwest Georgia, PO Box…

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