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At large suspect in Brinson shootings now in custody

UPDATE-  The at-large suspect, Troy Phillips, is now in custody. No additional officers were harmed in his aprehension. GBI Investigates Officer Involved Shooting in Decatur County Both suspects, Brad Phillips and Troy Phillips now in custody and charged with Aggravated Assault on a Peace Officer. On Saturday, February 27, 2021, the GBI was requested by the…

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Lady Indians lose to Lady Fighting Irish

The Seminole County Lady Indians, the fourth seed from Region 1A, lost in Dublin Wednesday to the Lady Fighting Irish – the number one seed from Region 4A – 63-23 in the first round of the Georgia High School Association’s State Basketball tournament.  

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Indian tennis teams ace them all at the Bearcat Brawl

Picture above, left to right, back row: Coach Tina Fain, Rand Mims, Bryson Grantham, Rudra Patel, Landon Kirkland, Carson Odom, W.C. Craft, Jeb Burke, Jay Palmer and Coach Jim Palmer; front row:  Gracen Kirkland, Addie Holt, Parth Patel, Emilee Fain, Maggie Palmer, Ashlyn Thompson, Brinlee Easom, Ava Godwin and Hillary Bell. — Last Saturday, the…

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Mark Atwater hosts a picture-perfect field photography workshop

Seminole County’s award-winning professional photographer Mark Atwater, and fellow photographer Shannon Atwater, held a three-day Field Photography Workshop this past weekend. The classroom portion of the workshop was held at the Beall Center in downtown Donalsonville for attendees who flew in and drove in from seven different states. Field sessions were held at locations in…

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COVID-19 case increase slows locally

Schedule your vaccination at the Seminole County Health Department by calling 229-352-6567 The daily local COVID-19 case count increase is posted on the Donalsonville News Facebook page As of Wednesday morning, February 24, the Georgia Department of Health’s Vaccine Dashboard reported that the Seminole County Health Department has now administered  1,700 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to Seminole County residents…

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Tony Spraker is New Leader of GP Cedar Springs Operations

  Tony Spraker has been promoted by Georgia-Pacific to lead the Cedar Springs Containerboard operations as vice president and general manager. Spraker began his new duties January 18. Over Spraker’s successful 31-year career in paper manufacturing, he has held various roles of increasing responsibility in utilities, maintenance, and paper areas in employment with Westvaco and…

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COVID-19 Vaccine recipients benefit by not having to quarantine

The Centers for Disease Control this week announced that those vaccinated against COVID-19, and who meet certain criteria, do not have to quarantine if exposed to someone who tests positive.  According to the CDC, vaccinated persons with an exposure to someone with suspected or confirmed COVID-19 are not required to quarantine if they meet all…

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Sheriff’s K9 Officer Bella receives donation of body armor

Seminole County Sheriff K-9 Officer Bella with handler, Deputy Kale King Seminole County Sheriff’s Office K9 Bella has received a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc.  K9 Bella’s vest was embroidered with the sentiment “This gift of protection provided by Vested Interest in…

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1400 now vaccinated locally

Schedule your vaccination by calling 229-352-6567 The daily local COVID-19 case count increase is posted on the Donalsonville News Facebook page As of Wednesday morning, February 17, the Seminole County Health Department has now administered  1,400 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to Seminole County residents according to Penny Horne, RN, County Nurse Manager at the Seminole County Department…

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