Skip to content

Top Stories

County purchases downtown properties

Dan Ponder presents Seminole County Commissioner Shelia Williams the keys to the County’s new Cherry Street and Wiley Avenue properties In an effort to better serve the residents of Seminole County the Seminole County Commission announces the purchase of downtown properties located on Cherry Street and Wiley Avenue to be used as a courthouse annex.…

Read More

Community Thanksgiving Service set for Sunday, November 20

Seminole County Ministerial Association is sponsoring a Thanksgiving service on Sunday, November 20 and everyone in the community is invited. Oakview Church of God, located at 3595 Oakview Church Post Road, will host the 6 p.m. service.  The host church’s pastor, Gary Walker, will be the speaker and special music will be presented by the…

Read More

Holiday Open House is Friday, November 11

The Seminole County holiday shopping season will officially begin this Friday, November 11 with a Holiday Open House event in downtown Donalsonville. The Open House will be held from 10 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., and participating merchants will be open with seasonal sales and giveaways and serving festive refreshments. Local merchants have a gift for…

Read More

DPD Officer Rain’a Butler reinstated to office duty position

Donalsonville police officer, Rain’a Butler, suspended from her job and facing felony charges of witness influencing in Miller County, has been reinstated to a paid clerical position within the police department.  The Donalsonville City Council meet in Executive Session last week, and in a four to one vote, voted to immediately reinstate Officer Butler with…

Read More

Governor orders another suspension of state gas tax

 Gov. Brian Kemp extended the temporary suspension of the state sales tax on gasoline and other motor fuels last Friday, citing a looming diesel fuel shortage. Kemp signed two executive orders, one extending the gas tax suspension through Dec. 11 and the other extending a supply chain state of emergency. The Republican Governor blamed high…

Read More

Operation Watchful Eye arrests 42 sex offenders statewide

Thanks to an initiative involving 66 Georgia Sheriffs, including Seminole County Sheriff Heath Elliott, 42 sex offenders were arrested and 117 warrants were issued across the state from October 24 to October 31, 2022 for violations of state registration laws.  In 2015, the first coordinated effort across the state was launched to conduct residence verifications…

Read More

Veterans Day parade, ceremony set for Friday morning, November 11th

Pictured here, James Williamson, pastor of Pinegrove Baptist Church in Bainbridge, will be the guest speaker for the event Thank a Veteran! Attend the Veterans Day Paradeand 10 a.m. Veterans Day ceremony Friday, November 11th in downtown Donalsonville The annual Seminole County Veterans Day Parade is set for 9:40 a.m. Friday, November 11th in downtown Donalsonville. All…

Read More

TSPLOST approved by Seminole County Voters

53.73 percent of Seminole County’s 5,691 regular registered voters cast a vote in the November 8th General Election and a majority of them voted in favor of the TSPLOST referendum with 1,641 votes for yes to 1,226 votes for no.   TSPLOST will be a continuation of a special one percent (1%) sales and use…

Read More

Yes, you will still need to Fall Back in Georgia this year

Yes, Seminole County residents and all Georgians will still need to ‘Fall Back’ this year when time changes on Sunday morning, November 6. On March 15, 2022, just days after clocks were adjusted to “Spring forward,” the U.S. Senate passed the Sunshine Protection Act of 2021, which would abolish clock changes in favor of permanent…

Read More