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Scout me in! Local Cub Scout dens looking for new recruits

The Seminole County Cub Scouts organization is looking for new recruits. “We will be having a sign up for Cub scouting soon.  Elementary school parents, please be watching for an informative membership flyer to come home from school with your child,” commented local Scoutmaster Mitch Royals. In Cub Scouting boys and girls are grouped together…

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September is National Suicide Prevention Month

The Samaritan Counseling Center of Southwest Georgia reminds all that one is never alone. Get help by calling the National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 988,  text HELLO to 741741, or call Georgia Crisis Access Line at (800) 715-4225 During the month of September the Samaritan Counseling Center of Southwest Georgia located in Bainbridge is joining with mental health advocates,…

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Last day to register to vote is October 11

The last day to register to vote, or to change your address for voter registration purposes for the General Election to be held on Tuesday, November 8, is Monday, October 11. All Seminole County residents 17 ½ years of age and older can register to vote  in the Registrar’s office on the first floor of…

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Local drug bust results in five arrests

Pictured: Drugs confiscated in last weekend’s local drug bust included 3,800 suspected fentanyl pills, 7.5 pounds of marijuana, and more. Following up on a previous investigation, at approximately 8:30 a.m. on Friday, September 2nd, Seminole County Sheriff Officers, assisted by the GBI, executed a search warrant on Pugh Avenue in Donalsonville. Law enforcement officers recovered…

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Lewis M. Carter Manufacturing receives Top Tiger Award

Pictured left to right are Nick Wood, LMC Chief Financial Officer; Marcus Carter, LMC President, Lewis Carter, Jr., Chairman; and Myles Mosely, LMC Vice President   Donalsonville’s Lewis M. Carter Manufacturing was honored last week with the announcement that the company had been selected as a 2022 recipient of the Top Tiger Award. Awarded annually by …

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Large crowd attends Planning and Zoning Board’s public hearing

A crowd of more than one hundred interested residents and Seminole County property owners attended Tuesday evening’s  Planning and Zoning Board Public Hearing. The hearing was held for the purpose of receiving public input regarding the uses of recreational vehicles and campers located on Seminole County property for the purposes of occupancy as a temporary…

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Maggie Miller crowned Junior Miss Georgia Peanut Queen

On Saturday, August 26 the Sylvester – Worth County Chamber of Commerce hosted the 58th Miss Georgia Peanut Pageant in Sylvester. Forty girls competed for titles across the state of Georgia.  Maggie Miller, a fifth grade student at Grace Christian Academy in Bainbridge, was crowned the 2022-2023 Junior Miss Georgia Peanut Queen. She also won…

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Sign up for BINGO and more at the Senior Center

Living life well is happening again – during scheduled events – at the Seminole County Senior Center. This has been made possible through a collaborative effort with Seminole County Family Connection and a mini grant Family Connection received for Senior Activities from the SOWEGA Council on Aging, BINGO is set for September 1 and 15,…

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