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COVID-19 continues to spread locally

Call 229-495-6590 to schedule your COVID-19 vaccination  The highly contagious Delta variant is now responsible for almost all new COVID-19 cases in the United States, and cases are rising rapidly. For the first time since February, there were more than 100,000 confirmed cases on Tuesday, the same day the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended…

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We said YES to the vaccine!

Seminole Manor residents, staff volunteer to take the shot to protect themselves and the community   Donalsonville Hospital’s Seminole Manor Nursing home is making a statement about what can be done to stop the spread of COVID-19  and end the pandemic in the community – get vaccinated. Without a mandate, 100 percent of its residents,…

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Lions Club collecting supplies to aid Hurricane Ida victims

Lions Mitchell Blanks and Eloise Taylor are coordinating the Lions Club’s hurricane victim supply drive In our community’s darkest days following Hurricane Michael, car, van and truck loads of much needed supplies began to pour in from countless strangers. We survived and began to rebuild our new normal lives thanks in a large part to…

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Monster 18-foot reticulated python euthanized off Braswell-Godby Road

An eighteen foot reticulated python was cornered and euthanized in Seminole County last Friday evening.  Corporal Quinn Fogle of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources confirmed, after reports from local citizens, that a 200 pound snake was spotted off Braswell-Godby Road near the Seminole County, Miller County line.  In sighting the huge snake on Lake…

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100 new COVID-19 cases reported locally in past week

Due to the area’s low vaccination rates, the COVID-19 pandemic is not subsiding here in Seminole County. In fact the virus is now spreading locally faster than ever. Since last Wednesday Seminole County’s positive case number increased from 991 to 1,091 cases since the pandemic began in March of 2020. As the number of COVID-19…

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October 4 is the last day to register to vote

  The last day to register to vote or to change your address for voter registration purposes for the General Election/Special Election to be held on Tuesday, November 2, is Monday, October 4.   All Seminole County residents 17 ½ years of age and older are encouraged to register to vote and to check the…

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Jordan Harris signs to play basketball in Scotland

Seminole County and the University of Georgia basketball standout Jordan Harris has signed his first professional basketball contract and is headed to Scotland to play for the The Glasgow Rocks in the upcoming 2021/22 season.  The Rocks, a professional basketball club in Glasgow, Scotland, competes in the British Basketball League, the top tier of British…

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Public hearings set to discuss closing of school facilities

The Seminole County Board of Education will hold a Public Hearing on Monday, September 13, at 6:00 p.m. The meeting will be held in the Seminole County Board of Education meeting room, located in the board offices facility a 203 East Sixth Street in Donalsonville.  The meeting, one of two required public hearings, is being…

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