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Visiting volunteers are a blessing to DCOG

Campers on Mission You have probably noticed all the changes going on at the Donalsonville Church of God (DCOG) over the past few months. The church is building a Family Life Center that will expand the church’s ministry and be used for muli-purpose activities by many groups of all ages in the church and community. …

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FFA’s annual plant sale begins Monday, March 29

Shown at right are some of the FFA members responsible for growing a beautiful crop this year. Pictured left to right, front row: Chloi Miller, and Malachai Coachman; middle row: Maggie Myrick, Ashlyn Thompson, Yazmin Sanchez-Garcia, Ayana Murkerson, Zada Espinoza, and Ethan Ausley; back row: Kody Barber, Brinlee Easom, Kathryn Baxter, Savannah Alderman, Madison Hunter,…

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Seminole County K-9 officer Layla helps locate drugs during traffic stop

On Friday, March 12th, around 1 a.m., Bainbridge Public Safety Captain Toby Miller was patrolling on the Bainbridge Bypass when he observed a vehicle driving erratically and crossing over the center line multiple times. BPS Captain Miller followed the vehicle as it exited at Dothan Road, traveling at a high rate of speed. A traffic…

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Johnson & Johnson vaccine now available in SWGA

The Southwest Public Health District has received an allotment of Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccines. Public health leadership is encouraging those who currently qualify to receive a vaccine to consider the benefits of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, a “one and done” option. Public health officials caution the public against directly comparing the study results…

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Local new positive rate of virus continues to decrease

Schedule your vaccination at the Seminole County Health Department by calling 229-352-6567or visit myvaccinegeorgia.com   After fifteen days of no new positive COVID-19 cases being reported in Seminole County, as of presstime on Wednesday, March 17 two new cases have now been reported locally by the Georgia Department of Public Health in the last 72 hours.…

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Vaccine eligibility expands to residents 55 and older

Georgians ages 55 and older, judges and court staff as well as those with a variety of health issues are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Vaccines could also potentially be available for all Georgia adults starting next month if the current number of shots that federal officials are sending weekly to the state…

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American Legion Post #157 to resume meetings

Donalsonville’s American Legion Post #157 will resume monthly meetings beginning at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 5, according to Royce Davis, Post Commander. The Post, which normally meets the first Monday of each month, has not met since the COVID-19 pandemic began. “We are making contact with our members to encourage their attendance and to…

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Construction of new Pre-K-12 school facility proposed

The football and track stadium in the rendering above would be a phase two project of the new school facility proposal.  The current middle-high school is located where the stadium is pictured above. Citing the age of current school facilities, the need for continued and future repair and patchwork on facilities structurally damaged by Hurricane…

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