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All K-12 public teachers, staff in Georgia to get $1,000 bonus

State officials reported last Thursday that every K-12 public teacher and school-level staff member across Georgia is set to receive a one-time, $1,000 bonus payment. The announcement from the Georgia Department of Education said the payments will be sent to teachers, paraprofessionals, school counselors, school psychologists, school nurses, custodians, bus drivers, school nutrition staff, media…

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New COVID strain may dominate U.S. by March

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is urging Americans to double down on precautions to thwart the spread of the Coronavirus, as the new B.1.1.7 “super strain” takes hold in the U.S. New CDC modeling shows the new strain could cause more than half of new infections in this country by March, even…

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Join the Boots & Roots Rodeo sponsorship team

Sign up as a sponsor or vendor by calling the Donalsonville-Seminole County Chamber of Commerce at 229-524-2588 At this time the Donalsonville-Seminole County Chamber of Commerce is proceeding with its plans to stage the annual Boots and Roots Rodeo. Mark your calendar for Friday and Saturday, March 19 and 20 and get ready to kick up…

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Farmers Appreciation Luncheon is February 11

February 11th from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Donalsonville Lions Hall The Donalsonville-Seminole County Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual Farmers Appreciation Luncheon and awards ceremony, Thursday, February 11, from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. in the Donalsonville Lions Hall located on South Wiley Avenue in downtown Donalsonville.    Seminole County’s Ag Person…

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RURAL Zone stakeholders webinar set for Feb. 3rd

Register to attend by calling the Donalsonville-Seminole County Chamber of Commerce at 229-524-2588 As reported last Fall, the City of Donalsonville has been designated as a RURAL Zone. With that designation, and as of January 1, 2021, the Revitalizing Underdeveloped Rural Areas Legislation (RURAL) now provides tax credits to individuals creating jobs and making qualifying…

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Sen. Dean Burke appointed Chairman of Insurance and Labor Committee

On January 12th Senator Dean Burke was named as Chairman of the Senate Insurance and Labor Committee by Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan and the Senate Committee on Assignments. Sen. Burke will also serve as Vice Chairman of the Ethics Committee and Health and Human Services Committee. Further, Sen. Burke was named Secretary of the Appropriations…

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