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Harvest Festival still on for Saturday, October 16th

The Donalsonville-Seminole County Chamber of Commerce announced this week that plans are still alive for the staging of the community’s annual Harvest Festival on Saturday, October 16th.  After a few years of cancellations, the chamber  hopes to bring back the festival better than ever. As of this week, plans have it starting with the annual…

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FDA warns people not to take Ivermectin to treat COVID-19

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is urging people to stop taking veterinary drugs to treat or prevent COVID-19 after receiving multiple reports of patients who have been hospitalized after “self-medicating with Ivermectin intended for horses,” according to the federal agency. “You are not a horse. You are not a cow. Seriously, y’all. Stop it,”…

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Expanded federal child tax credit kicks in July 15

The expanded federal child tax credit Congress passed this year is expected to lift nearly 700,000 Georgia children out of poverty, including about 470,000 black children, child advocacy leaders said Thursday. As a result, the state’s overall child poverty rate will be reduced from 13.6% to 5.9%, while the black child poverty rate will go…

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Happy Father’s Day to yours, to mine and to me!

Father’s Day is a time to show appreciation and honor to fathers and those special persons who have been fatherly figures. The first Father’s Day was officially observed on June 19, 1910, in Spokane, Washington. The special day was started by Sonora Dodd who was inspired to honor her own father, William Smart, a widower…

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BetterWay to host community planning meeting April 29

  The Donalsonville-Seminole County BetterWay Initiative is hosting a community betterment planning meeting on Thursday, April 29. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. and will be held at the Beall Center next door to the Donalsonville News on Cherry Street in downtown Donalsonville. The meeting is open to any person in the community who…

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Firehouse Steak Cookoff is Saturday

  To register to compete visit steakcookoffs.com  The Firehouse Steak Cookoff, a Steak Cookoff Association sanctioned event, is set for this Saturday, March 27, in the community’s barbecue cookoff area adjacent to the Donalsonville Fire Department on North Tennille Avenue. As of today twenty-two steak cooking teams are registered for the event and three of the…

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Farmers Appreciation Luncheon is February 11

February 11th from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Donalsonville Lions Hall Ag Person of the Year and Farm Family of the Year to be announced The Donalsonville-Seminole County Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual Farmers Appreciation Luncheon and awards ceremony, Thursday, February 11, from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. in the Donalsonville Lions…

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Vote for your favorite Christmas Critter

  To vote go to donalsonvillenews.com and vote your choice in the poll found at the bottom of the home page  Choose your favorite Christmas Critter from those pictured on page 19A in this edition; go to donalsonvillenews.com, click the poll link at the bottom of the home page and vote for your favorite Christmas Critter by…

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Applications begin November 30 to select Beth Capuson Christmas Store shoppers

The Beth Capuson Christmas Store sponsored by Friendship United Methodist Church (FUMC) is fast approaching. Store organizers will begin accepting applications Monday, November 30th. Applications will be accepted Monday-Thursday from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. through December 10 in the Friendship United Methodist Church’s office at 305 South Woolfork Avenue in Donalsonville.   Applicants will…

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Spirit of Christmas Parade is December 3

  Santa Claus’ arrival, the Spirit of Christmas Parade and the Seminole County Warpath on Cancer’s tree lighting ceremony are all happening in downtown Donalsonville this evening, Thursday December 3rd. The annual Spirit of Christmas parade and the jolly elf himself will roll into town at 6 p.m. Lineup for the parade begins at 5…

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