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Three public hearings set to discuss proposed property tax increase

The Seminole County Board of Commissioners has announced its intention to increase the property taxes it will levy this year by 6.71 percent over the rollback millage rate. Each year, the board of tax assessors is required to review the assessed value for property tax purposes of taxable property in the county to re-determine the…

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One year after Hurricane Michael, recovery efforts continue

It has now been a year since Seminole County and Southwest Georgia took a beating from Hurricane Michael, and for its citizens it has been a year of almost apocalyptic hardships. The storm’s powerful eye wall swept north-northeast through Seminole County — still as a Category 3 storm, with sustained winds up to 115 mph…

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Advance voting begins Tuesday, October 15th

Advanced voting in Seminole County in the November 5 General Primary/Special Election will begin  at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, October 15 and continuing during the regular business hours until 5:00 p.m. on Friday, November 1. All advance in person voting will be conducted in the Office of the Probate Judge in the Seminole County Courthouse,…

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Three Notch EMC’s annual meeting is Saturday

Every year, Three Notch Electric Membership Cooperative holds a meeting of the owners. That’s you. This year’s event will be held this Saturday, October 12 at 10 a.m. in the Seminole County Middle High School lunchroom in Donalsonville.  Registration begins at 8:00 a.m. Make plans to get together with your friends and neighbors and enjoy…

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Susan Hand to be Rejoice Run’s featured speaker

Everyone is invited to join the fun and the run October 19 for the inaugural running and walking of the Rejoice Run & Mom’s Mile (formerly known as the Joyce’s Jog 5K Run/Walk and 1 Mile Fun Run)! Proceeds will continue to support breast cancer services, resources and programs right here at home in Seminole…

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Retirement lunch honors Don Gambrell for 44 years of service

A retirement lunch was held last Friday at the Beall Center for City of Donalsonville Public Works Superintendent Don Gambrell who will officially retire on October 31 with 44 years of service to the City of Donalsonville. Gambrell began his four plus decades of service to the city as a wastewater treatment plant operator in…

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Annie Register is receives the DAR Good Citizen Award

Each year the Bainbridge Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) sponsors the “Good Citizen Award” recognition program for Seminole County Middle/High School. The DAR Good Citizen Award is given to the student nominated by the high school faculty for demonstrating outstanding responsibility, leadership, and patriotism along with outstanding grades in the social…

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Paint the town GOLD Friday in support of Childhood Cancer Awareness

Trinity United Methodist Church is celebrating the mighty kids throughout the month of September – because as we all know kids fighting cancer are mighty and strong and their stories are mighty powerful. Gold represents childhood cancer, so be sure to display your gold bows and wear your gold colors this Friday, September 27th, to…

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