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Make room in your heart for a forever home for Apollo and Tink

Call the Animal Rescue Alliance today at 229-992-2039 for additional information and details on how you can make one of these guys your new best friend. Apollo was rescued from a situation where he was being attacked by other animals and is just starting to get used to safety. He loves women and desperately wants…

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2023 Miss Seminole Royal Court crowned

The 2023 Miss Seminole Pageant was held on Saturday, January 21 at Persnickety  Studio in Donalsonville and was a huge success. The Miss Seminole Pageant is hosted and directed by Mindy Strickland and Dainyell Long, who together commented, “We want to thank everyone for coming and supporting all the beautiful young girls. We are so…

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Local writer Glen Hunter authors intriguing book

Glen Hunter has written an intriguing book,  Morsels from a Salty Cracker: Quips, Queries, and Observations both Droll and Serious. Its entries have been divided into 71 categories, and it is 199 pages. This is Glen’s second book. The first, One Mountaintop Experience After Another: A Half-Century Retrospective, is a coffee-table book with 14 pages…

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New restaurant announces plans to open soon in downtown Donalsonville

Last Spring the Downtown Development Authority (DDA) purchased the building on Tennille Avenue, affectionately referred to as the former bus station, old auto parts store and frequently called “the Clarke building”.   The DDA purchases local buildings with the purpose of revitalizing the structures and to bring new businesses to the community. For the past…

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Cream of the Crop! Young Farmers win top awards at 53rd GYFA Convention

2022 State Farm Family of the Year, Dee and Paige Miller and their children IV & Wiley Miller The 53rd annual Georgia Young Farmers Association Convention was held this past weekend at the Westin Inn Convention Center at Jekyll Island.  The Seminole County Young Farmer chapter was well represented again at this year’s state event.…

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Donalsonville Hospital now provides the latest in bone health and body composition assessments

Thanks to the Georgia Department of Community Health (DCH) Rural Hospital Stabilization Grant, Donalsonville Hospital received $900,000 to support initiatives and services that strengthen access to quality care for Georgia’s underserved communities. Donalsonville Hospital, in part, used this grant money to expand its health and wellness services available to men and women with the addition…

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Sign up to be a 2023 Boots & Roots Rodeo partner

Mark your calendar for Friday and Saturday, April 28 and 29 and get ready to kick up some dust and experience the return of a professional rodeo right here in Seminole County. The Donalsonville-Seminole County Chamber of Commerce’s annual Boots & Roots Rodeo will be held again this year at the Seminole Industrial Park East…

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Chamber banquet set for Thursday, January 26

The 2023 annual Donalsonville-Seminole County Chamber of Commerce membership banquet has been set for Thursday, January 26th. The event will be held at the Seminole County Middle High School Cafeteria from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tickets are available for purchase at the Chamber of Commerce now for $25 per person, and tables of eight…

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Advance voting ends Friday, January 27th in State Senate special election

Counting today, Thursday, January 19, only nine days remain to cast a vote in the January 31 State Senate District 11 Special Election race to elect Senator Dean Burke’s successor.  State Senator Burke, R-Bainbridge, resigned his legislative seat back in December to take a job as chief medical officer at the Georgia Department of Community…

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