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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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COVID-19 numbers still rising locally

Reported confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 continue to increase statewide AND locally. The Georgia Department of Health, in its Wednesday, Aug. 19, a.m. update, reported eight additional COVID-19 cases locally in the past 24 hours. That makes 105 additional confirmed positive COVID-19 cases in Seminole County in the last thirteen days, and 143 positive cases…

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SCHS virtual graduation set for May 22

Details on how to access and watch the virtual graduation ceremony will be announced next week.  Plans are being finalized for the Seminole County Middle/High School virtual graduation ceremony next Friday, May 22nd, at 7:30 p.m.. Due to the never before seen circumstances caused by the COVID-19 crisis, school officials have deemed an in person…

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COVID-19 positive cases increase to 39

The number of Seminole Countians testing positive for COVID-19 continued to rise this week; but the number of  local citizens who have died from the disease, which is caused by the novel Coronavirus, remained at two. The county’s  number now stands at 39 positive cases as of Thursday, May 14. Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp’s shelter-in-place…

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