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Drive-In Community Thanksgiving service set for Nov. 29

The Seminole County Ministerial Association is inviting everyone to a Community Thanksgiving Service on Sunday, November 29th at 4 p.m. The service, a “drive-in” event similar to that of a drive-in movie, will be held at the Friendship House in Donalsonville, also known as the former Rambeau Gym, located at 220 North Russ Street.  The…

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SGA One Act Play Team wins State

Pictured above,  left to right, are, back row: Sarah Wasdin, Jaycie Johnson, Reese Houston, Amelia Harrell, and Brianna Smith; front row: Sarah Toal, Ansley Smith, and Lillie McLendon On Wednesday, November 11, the Southwest Georgia Academy (SGA) One Act Play Team traveled to Vidalia, GA, to compete in the Georgia Independent School Association state competition at…

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Seminole County Sheriff’s K9 Officer Bella to get donation of body armor

  Seminole County Sheriff’s Office K9 Bella will receive a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc.  K9 Bella’s vest will be embroidered with the sentiment “This gift of protection provided by Vested Interest in K9s, Inc.”.  Delivery is expected within eight to ten…

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Gov. Kemp reimposes COVID-19 restrictions statewide

Gov. Brian Kemp announced Friday he is extending Cronavirus-driven social distancing and sanitization restrictions for businesses, gatherings and long-term elderly care facilities in Georgia. Kemp has signed an executive order, effective at midnight Nov. 16 and running through the end of the month, leaving the current set of restrictions in place. “As COVID-19 case numbers…

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Get vaccinated against the flu before the holiday season

Officials with the Southwest Health District are encouraging residents to get their flu vaccine now, before the start of the holiday season, “It takes about two weeks for the flu vaccine to provide a degree of protection after it has been administered,” said Southwest Health District Health Director Dr. Charles Ruis. “If you get the…

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Pep Rally rescheduled to Tuesday, November 10

  Pictured above, the Seminole County Indian cheerleaders are fired up for next week’s pep rally. This year’s squad includes Sierra Barber, Mychaela Beard, Hillary Bell, Sara Jo Fain, Ava Godwin, Tyakajia Henderson, JoBethK elley, Dremia Murphy, Maggie Palmer, Tationa Rambo, Kearston Shuler, Ashlyn Thompson, Courtney Warriner, Key’Shyriah West Pelham game moved to Thursday, November…

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Local virus case total reaches 400

The daily COVID-19 case count increase is posted on the  Donalsonville News Facebook page As of press time on Wednesday, November 4, no new positive COVID-19 cases had been reported for Seminole County by the Georgia Department of Public Health in the last 24 hours. Four positive cases have been reported locally so far in…

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More than 65% vote in Tuesday’s election

SPLOST referendum approved with 2,448 yes votes With results still pending, as of press time, in the  Presidential race and others, one thing is for sure about the 2020 General Election – It was a historic one.  Tremendous record voter turnout of 65 percent and more was reported in communities all across the nation. 3,894,…

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Gracen Kirkland and Jay Palmer presented Heisman High School Scholarship Award

The Heisman High School Scholarship is awarded to the nation’s most esteemed high school Seniors by recognizing and rewarding outstanding scholar-athletes who understand that the most important victories happen not only on the field, but also in their schools and communities.  These young leaders set the example and make a game-changing difference every day, paving…

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