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SEVERE WEATHER NOTICE for Saturday, October 19

We have some nasty weather headed Seminole County and Southwest Georgia’s way which will most likely cause area roads to be flooded and limbs to fall. Please use extreme caution when driving, especially after nightfall when it’s hard to see water on roadways.   National Weather Service forecast for Seminole County:   TODAY: Mostly cloudy.…

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Maggie Miller makes Top Ten and more in National Peanut Festival Pageant

Maggie Miller represented Donalsonville in the Little Miss National Peanut Festival Pageant on Saturday, October 12, at the Dothan Civic Center. She competed with 45 other contestants from Georgia, Florida, and Alabama. Maggie made the pageant’s Top Ten and also made Top Five in Stage Presence. Many contestants stayed at the Courtyard Marriott in Dothan…

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Indians’ cross country team wins Region 1-A

The Seminole Co. varsity boys took first place overall and were crowned Region 1-A champions this past Tuesday in Camilla. The boys edged out second place Baconton Charter by three points to take home the first place hardware. The Indians were led by Senior Larry King, who finished Region runner-up with a strong second place…

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Advance voting now in progress

Counting from October 17, Seminole County voters have thirteen days to cast a vote in the November 5 General Primary/Special Election. Advanced voting began at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, October 15 and continues during the regular business hours until 5:00 p.m. on Friday, November 1. All advance in person voting will be conducted in the Office…

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Pumpkin Patch is open until October 26th

Trunk or treat is set for Oct. 31 downtown Spokespersons for Family Connection, Olive Theatre, and Friendship House of Jesus want to let you know that there is still time to stop by and pick up a pumpkin for Fall. This year’s pumpkin patch is helping all three non-profits. Hours of operation are Monday-Friday 3…

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Mom Anne is the new race’s namesake

Joyce’s Jog and its twelve year run set the bar high and Steffey Vines with this year’s Rejoice Run and Mom’s Mile plans to continue that high standard of excellence in raising awareness and funds for the fight against breast cancer here in Seminole County. Steffey’s parents, Anne and Emilio Coirini, were always involved in…

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Sign up and support the November 11th Veterans Day Parade

The annual Seminole County Veterans Day Parade, cancelled last year because of the devastation caused by Hurricane Michael, returns this year and is set for Monday,  November 11th in downtown Donalsonville. Line up begins at 9 a.m.  The parade, established to increase attendance at the 10 a.m. ceremony in front of the Seminole County Courthouse, …

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Inclement weather postpones Harvest Festival

Due to inclement weather and its potentially hazardous conditions the Harvest Festival, scheduled for Saturday, October 19, has been postponed to Saturday, December 7th. The Harvest Festival event will be combined with downtown Donalsonville’s Spirit of Christmas parade and events and will be developed into a family-friendly kickoff to the holiday season here in Seminole…

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Donalsonville woman charged in two-year-old boy’s death

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) has made an arrest in the September death of a 2-year-old. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation says they were contacted by the Donalsonville Police Department on Sept. 12 to help conduct an investigation into the death of 2-year-old Zayden Brown, who died from unspecified injuries. After an autopsy, his death…

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