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Seminole County golf teams capture Top 5 finish in State

 The Seminole County High School boys and girls golf teams completed another successful season by finishing fifth place overall in GHSA state competition on Monday and Tuesday.  The boys team carded a two day total of 716 to capture the top 5 finish.  Jay Palmer led the Indians with rounds of 87 and 85.  The…

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Precautions for heat related illnesses urged this holiday weekend

With temperatures expected to soar to dangerous heights during the upcoming Memorial Day holiday and high school graduation weekend, Southwest Health District is offering recommendations to avoid heat-related illness. “Many of us are hoping to enjoy outdoor activities this weekend, but with 100-degree weather, we need take appropriate precautions,” said Southwest District Health Director Dr.…

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Donalsonville Hospital donates to Seminole County Disaster Relief Fund

Donalsonville Hospital is proud to make a $$9,359.91 donation to the Seminole County Disaster Relief Fund, a component fund of the Community Foundation of South Georgia, Inc. Money raised was a result of Donalsonville Hospital Controller Katie Hatcher’s successful T-shirt sale and all the generous community members who supported the cause.   The fund is…

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Memorial Day tribute begins at 10 a.m. Monday, May 27 at the Courthouse

The event, hosted by the American Legion Post 157, will be held on the front lawn of the Seminole County Courthouse located on Knox Avenue in downtown Donalsonville.   Memorial Day weekend begins Friday afternoon and the annual Seminole County Memorial Day celebration and ceremony, honoring those who gave the supreme sacrifice for our freedom. begins…

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SCHS to graduate 96 May 24

The graduation ceremony for the Seminole County Middle/High School will be held on Friday, May 24 at 7:30 p.m. in the Jesse McLeod Gymnasium.   There are 96 members of the Class of 2019.  On May 24, Kent Richardson, SCMHS Principal, and Brinson Register, Seminole County School Superintendent, will present the graduates with their diplomas that…

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Tennis Indians make history in their State title loss

Pictured: Coach Tina Fain, Chandler Hinton, Jay Palmer, Moses James, Carson Odom, Ricky Coachman, Jad Deal, Preston Drake, Rudra Patel, W.C. Craft, Cortavious Faison, Parth Patel and coach Jim Palmer   Telfair County defeats Seminole County tennis team 3-2. The 2019 Indians are the first Seminole County tennis team to play for the state title The Seminole County Indian…

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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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