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Mayor, city council persons sworn in for new terms

At Monday evening’s Donalsonville City Council meeting Donalsonville Mayor Ron Johnson, along with Mayor pro tem Ed Bond, and council person Flossie Smith, were officially sworn in for new terms. The oath of office was given to each by Seminole County Probate Judge Michael Jon Rogerson. Council person Lindsay Register was sworn into office earlier…

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Politics and pandemic dominate Georgia news headlines in 2021

  From upset victories by Democrats in two U.S. Senate runoffs in January to the December launch of a rare primary challenge of a sitting Governor, politics dominated Georgia’s news landscape in 2021.  Only the ups and downs of the Coronavirus pandemic gripping Georgia for a second year vied for attention with the partisan fallout…

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55% unvaccinated locally as Georgia COVID-19 cases soar

Governor Brian Kemp ordered up to 2,500 Georgia National Guard troops to prepare for deployment on Tuesday, December 28 as the state set a record high for Coronavirus cases. The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) reported 13,670 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 or likely cases detected by positive antigen rapid tests, the highest total…

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Local holiday events . . .

  Thursday, December 23 First Presbyterian Church of Donalsonville Live Nativity 5 to 6:30 p.m. Christmas Eve Friday, December 24 First Presbyterian Church of Donalsonville Live Nativity 5 to 6:30 p.m. Friday, December 24 First Presbyterian Church of Donalsonville Candlelight Service  and Communion 6 p.m. Friday, December 24 First Baptist Church of Donalsonville Christmas Eve Service 6 p.m.  Friday,…

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Spirit of Christmas Parade arrives Dec.2nd

  Little Miss Donalsonville, Laney Grace Kelley is excited and ready to be the Grand Marshal of this year’s Spirit of Christmas Parade’s in downtown Donalsonville Pictures with Santa from 4-5:30 p.m. Parade begins at 6 p.m. Tree lighting to follow Santa Claus’ arrival, the Spirit of Christmas Parade and the Seminole County Warpath on…

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SCWC to light Tree of Hope after the Christmas Parade

Pictured here are Cancer survivor Jarrod Sexton and SCWC representative Barbara Chandler Each year Seminole County Warpath on Cancer (SCWC) has a project called Tree of Hope where a Christmas tree is illuminated in honor of cancer survivors and in memory of cancer patients. SCWC’s Tree of Hope, which again this year is a utility pole…

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Make a contribution to Donalsonville Hospital with every Amazon purchase

  Behind every great institution are the generous benefactors who support its mission. Each day, the professionals at Donalsonville Hospital work to improve health and wellness for Seminole County. Their work would not be possible without the generous friends in this community who share their commitment.  As a nonprofit hospital, Donalsonville Hospital depends upon the…

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Want to be an Christmas Angel to a Seminole Manor resident?

Pictured here Seminole Manor Nursing Home Director Shelly Hines invites all to come out and pick a tag from the Manor’s Angel Tree The Seminole Manor Nursing Home 2021 Angel Tree, located just inside the facility’s front door,  is decorated with tags connected to residents. “Help us make this a wonderful Christmas for all of our…

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Tree of Hope lighting set for Dec. 2

First Port City Bank employees will be selling luminaries Saturday, November 20, from 9 a.m. – 12 30 p.m. in front of the Piggly Wiggly in Donalsonville Seminole County Warpath on Cancer will hold their annual lighting of the Tree of Hope on Thursday, December 2. The cross will be lit after the Christmas parade, at Ponder…

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