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Sign up now for the Seminole’s Got Talent shows

Seminole County Family Connection in collaboration with the Downtown Development Authority are excited to announce they are hosting the Seminole’s Got Talent Show. Elementary students will preform on May 3rd and the middle/high school May 4th. Cash prizes will be awarded for the winners. Forms were sent home with elementary students last week and forms…

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April 11th Chick-a-que to benefit Lions Hall rebuilding

It’s Springtime  in Seminole County and that means some delicious, mouth-watering barbeque chicken will soon be available. The Donalsonville Lions Club will be holding its annual Spring Chick-A-Que, this year at the Seminole County Ag Center on Town and Country Road, on Thursday, April 11th. Sales are now in progress and the profits from this…

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Ameris Bank donates $40,000 to Donalsonville Hospital

Pictured are Ameris Bank City President Tracy Pickle, Donalsonville Hospital Administrator Chuck Orrick, Ameris Bank’s Katie Turner, Donalsonville Hospital CFO James Moody and Donalsonville Hospital Comptroller Katie Hatcher Donalsonville Hospital is the beneficiary of a major gift from Ameris Bank. As part of the Georgia HEART Hospital Program, Ameris has contributed $1.65 million in financial…

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Benefit Concert to be on April 13th

The Parish Family, a multi-award winning Christian Country Gospel trio from Southwest Georgia is planning to present a gospel concert in support of hurricane relief efforts throughout Seminole County. The concert will be held at the Donalsonville Church of God  on Saturday, April 13 beginning at 7 p.m. The Parish Family is retiring as a…

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Superior, again! Green Machine earns Top Scores

On Friday, the Seminole County Green Machine concert band traveled to Bainbridge and performed at the Georgia Bandmaster’s Association Region Concert Band Festival, held at the Kirbo Center on the SRTC/ABAC campus. For the fourth year in a row, the band scored all Superior ratings under the direction of Dr. Dallas Burke.  However, this year,…

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Mims donates $2,500 America’s Farmers Grow Communities award to SCWC

Betty Mims, Jan Taylor, Stephanie and Greg Mims Seminole County farmers Greg and Stephanie Mims directed $2500 to Seminole County Warpath on Cancer, Inc., (S.C.W.C.) through America’s Farmers Grow Communities, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund, a philanthropic arm of Bayer.  “As part of their mission, Seminole County Warpath on Cancer, Inc. will use the funds…

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Literary Team takes second in State

Pictured left to right, first row: Bailey Fields, Jordan Williams, Autumn Sherrer, Abigail Grantham, David Pollock, Samantha McLendon; second row: Radhika Patel, Dallan Heard, Will Cobb, Will Pace, Torie Lambert and Caden Kearns Will Cobb, Abigail Grantham and Samantha McClendon are Literary State Champions! Cobb is this year’s State Champion in Boys Solo, Grantham is…

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Davis Ponder is now U. S. Army Ranger Ponder

On Friday, March 8, the U.S. Army Maneuver Center of Excellence announced that Davis Ponder and 150 additional soldiers met the standards and graduated the Ranger Course at Ft. Benning in Columbus. Davis is the son of Karen and Ernest Ponder of Donalsonville. Beaming with pride and proudly displaying his ranger badge on his left…

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Signs of recovery going up on state roadways

On October 10th the 115 miles per hour winds of Hurricane Michael flattened and destroyed thousands of road signs in Seminole County and throughout southwest and southern Georgia. Immediately after the destruction caused by Michael’s force, the Georgia Department of Transportation began replacing all affected traffic critical signs; however, today, more than five months later,…

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Seminole County receives 2019 GECC Communications Team of the Year honor

Pictured, left to right, Paula Whaley, Pam Helms, Rhonda Glover, Morgan Cross  Seminole County’s E-911 Coordinator Paula Whaley recently attended the 10th annual Georgia Emergency Communications Conference (GECC) in Columbus.  With Seminole County Sheriff Heath Elliott in the audience, Coordinator Whaley accepted the award for 2019 Georgia Emergency Communications Team of the Year.  The 911…

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