Impressions by David Maxwell

Our local students, and our teachers, deserve an A+!

When I taught communications at Bainbridge College, my class rosters included students from all over southwest Georgia and north Florida. At the beginning of each semester, some of those students were well prepared and ready for a college-level education, while others were not.  I am proud to say that a large majority of the brightest…

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Happy Unconditional Love Day a.k.a. Mother’s Day

The title of Mother alone is synonymous with unconditional love. Sunday is the day to celebrate that love and to honor the mothers in our lives for all they selflessly give or have given to their families, their communities and society as a whole. Whether her children are small or all grown up, a mother’s…

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Thankful for the efforts of the talented Buczeks and Co.

If you missed the Seminole County Elementary school performances of Frozen, JR. this past weekend, you missed another great example of why this community is such a great place to live, and why its tomorrows are going to be even brighter because of all the good things happening in it today. To everyone involved in…

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The solid foundation of the Seminole County Indian Nation

It’s great to be a Seminole County Indian!  I may have graduated from the red and black worlds of Cairo High School and the University of Georgia, but after almost a decade of living in the land of the green, the blood flowing in my veins is that same color – the bright shade of…

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Rodeo Days arrive in Seminole County next weekend. What’s next?

Whatever it is, let’s dream it, believe in it and then work together to make it happen!   The Donalsonville-Seminole County Chamber of Commerce is alive and kicking, and its fifth annual Boots & Roots Rodeo is set to rope and ride into town next weekend for an exciting two-day show. Great things are happening and…

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New hopes, new dreams and . . . new beginnings!

Learning to celebrate the meaning of Easter every single day for the rest of your life.   Sunday, April 4th is Easter, and as we all prepare to look and act our best on that one day, here’s a thought. How about we spread it out and celebrate the reasons for Easter each and every day for…

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Power to the Peep-le!

Here are seven characteristics leaders share with marshmallow Peeps When I was a young boy roaming the countryside of Calvary, Georgia, I can remember two highly anticipated annual events that to this day, when I think about them, make me smile. One was the annual broadcast of the Wizard of Oz and the other one…

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Spring Cleaning our mind, let’s try it!

Spring officially begins this Saturday, March 20th; so what are we all waiting for?  Let’s Spring clean our minds of old worn out thoughts and feelings that keep us stuck in a Wintery  and pandemic state of mind.  Let’s unclutter our emotional closets! Clean out your Mental Cobwebs – Along with cleaning out the closets,…

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Wishing we all could see a rose-colored future

I have always heard that things seen through rose-colored glasses seem to look better than they actually are better. Well, take it from me it’s true. I am here to tell you that seeing the world through rose-colored filters really does make it look better literally and virtually. The reds are so incredibly red, the…

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Thank a school board member for a job well done!

School Board Appreciation Week March 15-19, 2021 Imagine a community with no voice in the operation of its public schools. Think about an education system where all policy is set at the state or national level. Imagine putting the future of your children or grandchildren in the hands of people you don’t know and then being asked…

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