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Holy Week schedule of services

Holy Week services will be held Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, April 15-17 at Friendship United Methodist Church (FUMC) in Donalsonville, beginning at 12:00 noon each day. A light lunch will follow the service, in the fellowship hall. Rev. Millie Rambeau will bring the message on Monday, April 15. The Rambeau choir will furnish special music,…

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City Council seeks nominees for preservation commission

City Hall will accept the names of city resident nominees to be considered for Donalsonville Historic Preservation Commission through April 30 Last year, on the recommendation of Donalsonville City Manager Steven Hicks, the city council unanimously authorized the adoption of Ordinance 11-07-17 providing for the establishment of a Historic Preservation Commission for the City of…

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April 11 Chick-a-que to raise funds for new Lions Hall

Plates may be picked up at the Ag Center between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m on Thursday, April 11th It’s Springtime  in Seminole County and that means some delicious, mouth-watering barbeque chicken will soon be available. The Donalsonville Lions Club will be holding its annual Spring Chick-A-Que, this year at the Seminole County Ag Center on…

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Hurricane benefit concert is Saturday night at 7 p.m.

Pictured: The Parish Family – Ronnie, Kesha, and Mark Parish AND Organizers for the benefit concert’’s Silent Auction, Dr. Renea Pierce, above left, and Tondra Rich  discuss last minute entry items and auction details. The silent auction will be held during the Parish Family and friends Hurricane Michael benefit concert to be held Saturday, April 13 at…

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Mark Earnest hired to lead school system

At the March 29th called meeting of the Seminole County Board of Education, the Board approved the selection of current Seminole County Elementary Assistant Principal Mark Earnest as the next Superintendent of the Seminole County School System.  From a pool of over twenty-five applicants, Earnest emerged as the clear choice. Board Chairman Dr. Michael Kirkland…

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Public libraries equal strong communities

This week, the Seminole County Public Library joins libraries nationwide in celebrating the many ways libraries lead their communities through the transformative services, programs and expertise they offer. April 7-13 is National Library Week, an annual celebration of the life-changing work of libraries, librarians and library workers. Libraries aren’t just places to borrow books or…

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FIRE UP THE GRILLS! Fire House BBQ Festival and Cook-off is this Saturday

The first annual Fire House BBQ Festival and Cook-off, sponsored by the Donalsonville Downtown Development Authority, is set to fire up the grills and cook up a fun filled event for the entire family this Saturday, April 6. Twenty-eight teams will be competing in the Georgia Barbecue Association sanctioned event for a chance to show…

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Celebrating a century of living

If you know Theda Layton, please join in the celebration of her 100th birthday.  The party will be Saturday, April 6 at 1 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall of the First Baptist Church in Pelham. Please come, and no gifts please, just your presence. Also, it would be great for her to receive 100 birthday cards this year.   Her…

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