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Impressions by David Maxwell

National Newspaper Week highlights the importance of real news delivery

“Real Newspapers, Real News” is one of the themes of this year’s National Newspaper Week (Oct. 2 – 8) Indeed, there’s always been lots of “real”  at newspapers. Real stories, real journalism, real work, real deadlines, real honesty, real facts, real changes and, now, real threats.  This is the 82nd annual National Newspaper Week, a…

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Ready to embrace the arrival of the Autumnal Equinox

Today, September 22, is the first day of Fall – a beautiful season, and my personal favorite. Filled with color, and eventually cool, crisp days, Fall provides an excuse to indulge in great seasonal foods, and the beginning of the season serves as an annual kick off point for all of those great Fall season…

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Fall is my favorite time of the year. What’s yours?

When it comes to the seasons of the year, which is your favorite?  I suppose the definition of seasons really depends on where you live because they can differ from one place to another.  I’m really referring to the four different seasons that we are used to in the southern parts of the United States. …

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The other side of shopping at home – Advertise at home!

Fall, that wonderful season when Mother Nature pulls out a colorful new wardrobe, is a little over three short weeks away, and that means the holiday shopping season is just around the corner. Throughout this past year the Donalsonville News has promoted keeping Seminole County green and shopping at home, and it will continue to…

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We have got to learn how to work together!

For the sake of progress, and my sanity . . . Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be strong enough to pick up a car? You probably think that job is best left to superheroes. Well, let’s think again. What if you had 20 or 30 people all picking up the…

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It’s time for some high school football

It’s time for high school football  and all through Seminole Land excitement is growing in the hearts of Indian fans  for this season that begins a new journey and quest  to be true to the colors and to be the best of the best.    To the cheerleaders, the players,  the coaches and fans and…

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In one short week, it’s . . . Welcome Back to School!

It will be a sure sign that the end of Summer has arrived, regardless of what the official calendar says, when, in one short week on Thursday, August 4, those familiar yellow school buses will begin to spill onto local roads, ferrying young students in the annual back-to-school migration.  Remember that first day back to…

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It is time to dance!

Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass, it’s about learning to dance in the rain.   -Vivian Greene In my life I have dealt with personal hardships of varying degrees, as I am sure all of us have. In my case those experiences were brutal.  Each of them knocked me down, off course and…

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Dream it, believe it , plan for it, and then expect it!

When people truly believe in what they are doing and are totally committed to the reasons for their journey, their project or their purpose, then it is time for action. Whether from a community or individual point of view, once we set our goals, make our plans and believe in our reasons and efforts to…

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