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GMA recognizes City officials, awards training certificates

Pictured above GMA training certificate recipients Councilperson Flossie Smith, Mayor Dan Ponder and Councilperson Lindsay Register, Sr. are pictured above with (from left)  Dublin Mayor Phil Best, GMA president; Twin City Mayor Matt  Donaldson, chair of the Municipal Training Board and Carl Vinson Institute of Government Director Laura Meadows.   During the Georgia Municipal Association’s…

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Are you ready to be counted?

What does this mean for you and your family? Participating in the census is required by law, even if you recently completed another survey from the Census Bureau. A complete and accurate count is critical for you and your community, because the results of the 2020 Census will affect community funding, congressional representation, and more.…

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Melvin Fox selected 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 21st Annual Farmer Appreciation event, held as a luncheon last Thursday, February 6th,…

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Seminole’s Got Talent to return March 6 to the Olive Theatre

Sign up now for the Seminole’s Got Talent show. The Talent Show is open to students in kindergarten through twelfth grades and will be held Friday, March 6th at 7 p.m. at the Olive Theatre. Seminole County Family Connection in collaboration with the Downtown Development Authority is excited to announce they are hosting the second…

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Shane Purdy selected principal of Seminole County Middle-High School

Shane Purdy has been employed as the new Seminole County Middle School Principal. In an unanimous decision, the Seminole County Board of Education made it official at its Monday evening meeting. Purdy replaces Kent Richardson who retired on December 17, and will begin his official duties as principal on Tuesday, February 18.  “Shane Purdy is…

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Human skeletal remains discovered in county

On Tuesday afternoon a caller to Seminole County 911 informed authorities of human skeletal remains  discovered off Robbie Forrest Road just north of the city limits of Donalsonville. Seminole County Sheriff officers were dispatched to the scene. As of press time the identity of the remains is unknown and they have been transported to the…

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100 years in the making . . . Seminole County’s Centennial Year arrives

On January 1, 2020, Seminole County entered its 100th year. One hundred years in the making, a grand celebration is being developed and the Donalsonville News plans to acknowledge this county’s centennial, beginning this week, for 52 consecutive weeks, with the publication of feature articles, reflections from the past and, publishing in October, a historical…

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