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Dove season opens Saturday, Sept. 5

For more information on dove hunting in Georgia, visit https://georgiawildlife.com/migratory-bird-info Opening day is on the way – what field will you be visiting? Georgia’s dove hunting season opens Saturday,  September 5, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division (WRD).    “The start of September brings one of my favorite times of…

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COVID-19 numbers continue to increase locally

The Georgia Department of Health, in its Wednesday, September 2 update, reported ten additional COVID-19 cases locally in the past 48 hours, and 188 additional confirmed positive COVID-19 cases reported in Seminole County from August 1 to September 1. Since March, Seminole County has now been recorded with 295 positive cases, eight of which, sadly,…

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Indians open season Friday night at home

The Georgia high school football season that almost wasn’t is about to begin this week with 150 games statewide, but don’t lose that eraser. This season’s schedule is ever-changing, as 20 teams have canceled, postponed or added games just since Monday. It’s the proverbial new normal in a season that has been threatened all Summer…

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Ten test positive for virus in first week of school

  As of  September 3, Seminole County schools have been open for nine days. So far, seven students, six at the middle high school and one at the elementary school, and three school employees, one at the middle high school and two at the elementary school, have tested positive for COVID-19.  The school system followed…

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Downtown Development Authority awarded $99,999 Rural Development Grant

The Trump Administration on Tuesday announced that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is awarding the Donalsonville Downtown Development Authority  (DDDA) $99,999 as one of the 16 grants, totaling $1,384,000 for rural business development and job creation in Georgia.  Funding comes from the Rural Business Development Grant program The Rural Development funds will be…

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Census luncheon set for Saturday

Get counted and qualify for the $1,000 sign up incentive As local efforts continue to increase Seminole County’s  census response rate, a free census luncheon will be held this Saturday, September 5, at the Seminole County Ag Building. Jordan Brown, Community Organizer and Principal of Collective Grant Writing and Consulting, will be on hand to discuss the purpose…

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Secretary of State sends personal protective equipment to county elections workers

Seminole County Probate Judge and Elections Superintendent Michael Jon Rogers stands behind boxes of personal protective equipment received on Tuesday from the Georgia Secretary of State, GEMA and the Homeland Security Agency Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger is working with the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency to keep Georgia’s poll workers and elections…

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Masey Tabb signs athletic scholarships with Thomas University

Pictured here: is Masey Tabb with Thomas University Coaches Don Fienberg and Scott Hutchinson. Not pictured is YMCA swimming coach Jennifer Clements. Pictured above right, from left to right, front row: Masey’s brother, Gamble Tabb, her mother, April Tabb, Masey, and her father, Tommy Tabb; back row: friends and supporters Brinson, Libby and Annie Register, and…

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Donalsonville Church of God breaks ground on family life center

Pictured here  breaking ground for the Donalsonville Church of God’s family life center are, from left, Bill Moody, Mike Adams, Pastor Phillip Kirkland, Wilton Albritton, Darius Moss, Windell Cross, and Joey Helms. George Washington Carver once said, “Where there is no vision, there is no hope.” In a world of COVID-19, societal unrest, and other…

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