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Congressman Bishop highlights USDA’s Rural Energy Program at Thompson Family Farms

Pictured: Brad Thompson of Thompson Family Farms welcomes Congressman Sanford Bishop and Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Xochitl Torres Small   On Wednesday, April 3rd, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), the leading Democrat on the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, the Food & Drug Administration, and Related Agencies, joined Deputy Secretary of the…

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Beards for Benefits holds 8th Annual Turkey Hunt

Beards for Benefits, a Southwest Georgia nonprofit, held its eighth annual Turkey Hunt on Saturday, April 6. Beards for Benefits is a non profit organization that brings together wounded veterans and children with disabilities to turkey hunt and to enjoy the great outdoors. Each year 15 to 20 teams participate in the hunt. A team…

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One more arrested on dog fighting charges

On Tuesday, April 2, Seminole County’s Paul Allen III, age 33, was picked up from Houston County for outstanding warrants for commercial gambling and dog fighting. He is currently being held in the Seminole County Jail. Until April Allen had been at large since the April 24, 2022 incident when he and other defendants converged…

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Tennis teams ace competition, win Region crowns!

The Seminole County Middle High School girls’ and boys’ tennis teams both thoroughly aced the competition and each team won the Region 1A tennis tournament Tuesday, March 27. The tournament was held at the Bainbridge Tennis Center against the top four region teams from the region –  Seminole County, Miller County, Early County, and Baconton.…

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German exchange students welcomed to Seminole County

German exchange students and Seminole County school representatives pictured above include, front row: Victoria Lehrhuber and Martin Schrann; second row: Chloi Miller, Alexandra Krauss, Ashlyn Thompson, Zada Espinoza, Ethan Ausley, Alyssa Glover and Kathryn Touchton; third row: Hanni Ström, Juliane Schlichter, Lorenz Kröll, Florian Schmailzl, Lina Härle, Kade Touchton and Victoria Fleet; back row: Landon…

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Hop N Shop, downtown’s Easter-eve event is set for Saturday, March 30

The second annual Hop N Shop, downtown Donalsonville’s Easter-themed hop and shop local event is set for Saturday, March 30 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Plans are shaping up for a hopping, shopping, and bee boppin’ good time with attendees browsing through arts and crafts booths, kids activities, a petting zoo, face painting, local…

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So, what’s the big deal about Easter?

Rev. Michael Herrin, Pastor First Presbyterian Church of Donalsonville Why do Christians celebrate the fact that a man named Jesus walked out of His tomb on the third day after He was executed by Roman soldiers some 2000 years ago just outside of Jerusalem? Because Jesus’ resurrection proves that everything He said about Himself is…

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So, what’s the big deal about Easter?

Rev. Michael Herrin, Pastor First Presbyterian Church of Donalsonville   Why do Christians celebrate the fact that a man named Jesus walked out of His tomb on the third day after He was executed by Roman soldiers some 2000 years ago just outside of Jerusalem? Because Jesus’ resurrection proves that everything He said about Himself is…

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Coach Jesse McLeod inducted into GBCA Hall of Fame

  Ten of the state’s most successful retired coaches were inducted into the first Georgia Basketball Coaches Association (GBCA) Hall of Fame over the weekend. One of the ten included Seminole County’s Jesse McLeod who was inducted at Saturday’s ceremony held  at the Gateway Arena in College Park on March 23.  Coach McLeod was an…

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