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Seminole County Indians place third in World Series

Pictured above right is Creek Durden who was presented the home run ball that he received from State Director David Gloyd and District VI Director, Billy Fain. Also pictured above are the Seminole County 12U DYB Allstar Team. Coached by head coach Michael Jon Rogerson, and assistant coaches Stephen Scott and Brad Akers, these boys…

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Out-standing in their field

4-H’ers attend Crop Scouting and Agricultural Education Event 4-Hers from Seminole, Mitchell, Decatur and Grady Counties in Georgia along with 4-H’ers from Jackson County, Florida and students from Houston County, Alabama and South Carolina Governor’s School for Agriculture at John De La Howe attended the fifth annual Southeastern 4-H Crop Scouting school held on July…

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Coolest photo of the Summer selected

The Seminole County Summer has been a hot one, but based on the response to the Donalsonville News Coolest Photos of Summer contest, Seminole County citizens have found plenty of ways to keep cool.  It was a tough decision choosing just one winning photo because of the quantity and quality of images received, but the…

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Seminole County Schools open Thursday, August 4th

The first day of school for Seminole County students is Thursday, August 4. Elementary and middle/high school principals and their staffs are ready to get the 2022-23 school year underway for the approximately 1,345 students enrolled. This number includes an estimated 627 students enrolled at Seminole County Elementary and 718 enrolled at Seminole County Middle/High…

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Chamber to host next Business After Hours event August 11th

The next Business After Hours event will be hosted by the Chamber of Commerce, on August 11th, with refreshments at the Beall Center on 224 Cherry Street at 5:30 p.m.  Chamber President Sarah Avery commented, “We had a great turnout at the first after hours event held July 7 at the Donalsonville News, and we…

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Senator Tyler Harper speaks to award-winning FFA chapter

On Monday, June 27, members of the Seminole County Young Farmer chapter as well as some others from surrounding counties met at the Seminole County Agricultural Center to hear guest speaker Senator Tyler Harper talk about current issues facing our agricultural industry and the importance of agriculture to our state and nation’s economy.  A ribeye…

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New 9-8-8 mental health line goes live

Georgians suffering from mental distress now have a new nationwide three-digit phone number they can call for help. The new 9-8-8 National Suicide Prevention Lifeline went into effect on Saturday. Dialing the number puts a caller into direct contact with a trained mental health counselor rather than an emergency dispatcher who must handle a variety…

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Citywide burn ban suspended

Due to the recent rainfall in the area and somewhat cooler temperatures, the City of Donalsonville burn ban has been lifted by the Donalsonville Fire and Rescue Department. In suspending the ban, fire department officials reminded residents that only piles of limbs and leaves that fall from vegetation on your property are permitted to be…

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SCES readies for first day of school on August 4

Seminole County Elementary School, along with Seminole County Middle High School will welcome students back to school on Thursday, August 4.  The SCES school day will begin at 8:00 a.m. with the daily  morning school bell and dismiss each day at 3:12 p.m. Kindergarten through second grade students will continue to be dropped off at…

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