Area Breaking News

Annual Market Hog Show is this Saturday

The annual Seminole County Chamber of Commerce Market Hog Show will be held Saturday, February 16 at the Seminole County Agriculture Center located on Town and Country Road. The weigh-in for the County Show will be from 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. with the show starting at 12 or when judge arrives from judging Decatur…

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Katibeth Mims to compete in Ms. ABAC Pageant Feb. 21

Katibeth Mims, a student at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, will compete for the title of Ms. ABAC along with 20 other contestants at the 50th annual pageant on Feb. 21. The event begins at 7 p.m. in Howard Auditorium. The winner will receive a $500 academic scholarship. The theme of this year’s contest is “The…

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Phillip Daniels promoted to defensive line coach for Philadelphia Eagles

The Philadelphia Eagles have done good business promoting their own in recent years, and have now rewarded another current staff with a promotion. According to Jeff McLane of the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Eagles are promoting defensive quality control/assistant line coach Phillip Daniels to defensive line coach. A former Seminole County Indian, this native of Donalsonville…

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City and county to begin storm debris pick up

The pick up of eligible storm debris from Hurricane Michael is not stopping; however, the campaign to eliminate the piles of the unsightly  reminders of Seminole County’s day of devastation is shifting gears. FEMA and the Corps of Engineers are winding down their efforts and the City of Donalsonville and Seminole County will be picking…

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Scott Mitchell selected Ag Person of the year

Each year the Donalsonville-Seminole County Chamber of Commerce and the Seminole County Young Farmers honor one individual  who makes valued contributions to the agricultural industry of Seminole County and presents them with the Ag Person of the Year award. At the chamber’s 20th Annual Farmer Appreciation event, held as a luncheon last Thursday, February 7th,…

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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 Get your boots ready because in 64 short days the Donalsonville-Seminole County Chamber of Commerce Boots and Roots Rodeo will be kicking up the dust again at the Chris Thomas Arena on U.S. Highway 84 east in Donalsonville.…

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Hurricane Recovery Benefit concert scheduled for April 13

The Parish Family, a multi-award winning Christian Country Gospel trio from Southwest Georgia is planning to present a gospel concert in support of hurricane relief efforts throughout Seminole County. The concert will be held at the Donalsonville Church of God  on Saturday, April 13 beginning at 7 p.m. The Parish Family is retiring as a…

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Wanted: Seminole County historical photos for Centennial publication

The Donalsonville News will be producing a Seminole County Centennial pictorial publication in celebration of the county’s centennial anniversary to be held in the Fall of 2020.  In preparation for the project we need your historical images of life in and around Seminole, Decatur and Early counties. To submit images, email as many as you…

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Second pass of hurricane debris pickup continues

Pictured here: Corps of Engineers Deputy Commander, Lt. Col. Steven Peterson of the Savannah District visited Seminole County on Wednesday, January 2 to assess the progress of the county’s debris pickup operation The second pass of picking up debris generated by Hurricane Michael began in Seminole County on December 30. Corps of Engineers  officials remind…

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