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Mass Casualty Incident Drill presents students with a harsh reality check about the consequences of drunk and distracted driving

The Seminole County Middle High School (SCMHS) chapter of Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) and the SCMHS Drama department sponsored and participated in a Mass Casualty Incident Drill on Thursday morning, April 1.   Georgia State Trooper Brian Palmer spoke with high school students about the dangers of driving under the influence and gave several…

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Multiple COVID-19 restrictions to end on Thursday, April 8

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signed executive orders last Wednesday  that roll back many of the COVID-19 restrictions that have been in place statewide for months. The Governor’s order will eliminate bans on gatherings and shelter-in-place requirements. This order goes into effect today, Thursday, April 8, and lasts through April 30. It also reduces the remaining…

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COVID-19 positive case increase slows

Schedule your vaccination at the Seminole County Health Department by calling 229-352-6567  or by visiting myvaccinegeorgia.com It has been a little over one year since the first positive COVID-19 case was reported in Seminole County and only a few weeks later that  the first two deaths were re­ported. The first positive test result was discovered March…

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BetterWay to host community planning meeting April 29

  The Donalsonville-Seminole County BetterWay Initiative is hosting a community betterment planning meeting on Thursday, April 29. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. and will be held at the Beall Center next door to the Donalsonville News on Cherry Street in downtown Donalsonville. The meeting is open to any person in the community who…

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SCES to perform Disney’s Frozen JR. April 23, 24 and 25

Seminole County Elementary School (SCES) students are preparing to warm your hearts with their upcoming production of Disney’s Frozen JR.  Tickets are now on sale in Seminole County Elementary School’s front office for four performances scheduled for Friday, April 23 at 6:30 p.m., Saturday, April 24 at 2:30 p.m., and  Sunday, April 25 at 2:30…

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RURAL Zone planning meeting set for April 13th

With the clock ticking in its five-year only designation, the Donalsonville-Seminole County Chamber of Commerce is hosting a RURAL Zone discussion meeting on Tuesday, April 13 at 6 p.m. in the Beall Center on Cherry Street in downtown Donalsonville. As reported last Fall, the City of Donalsonville has been designated for five years as a…

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All Georgians 16 and older eligible for vaccine on March 25

Schedule your vaccination at the Seminole County Health Department by calling 229-352-6567 or by visiting myvaccinegeorgia.com The long Winter of COVID-19 looks to be coming to an end in Georgia. All Georgians age 16 and older will be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine starting today, Thursday, March 25, Gov. Brian Kemp announced Tuesday.  The long-awaited…

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Register for the COVID-19 vaccine now at myvaccinegeorgia.com

Georgia officials have launched a new website to pre-register for COVID-19 vaccine appointments. The new website, myvaccinegeorgia.com, allows Georgians to pre-register for a vaccine appointment even if they do not yet qualify under the Governor’s eligibility criteria. They will be notified once they qualify and are scheduled for an appointment.  Kemp said on Thursday he…

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