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Grant awarded for two downtown murals

The Development Authority of Seminole County and Donalsonville in Seminole County was awarded a Vibrant Communities grant from Georgia Council for the Arts, a strategic arm of the Georgia Department of Economic Development, for fiscal year 2023. The Vibrant Communities Grant supports a variety of arts programming opportunities throughout the state. As part of this…

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Burn ban now in effect in city limits

The Donalsonville Fire Rescue Department has issued a burn ban for the area inside of the Donalsonville City limits. Due to extremely dry conditions the possibility of any outside fire spreading to other materials and / or structures is highly likely. The burn ban will be in effect until further notice. Extra precautions should be…

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Harvest Festival is Saturday, October 15

Join the parade! This year’s annual Harvest Festival is almost here, and chamber officials and community volunteers are finalizing plans for the Saturday,  October 15th event.  Sponsored by the Donalsonville-Seminole County Chamber of Commerce, the festival will kick off as usual with the Rejoice Run & Mom’s Mile at 7:30 a.m., and the Harvest Festival…

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Indians to host Bobcats Friday night

The Seminole County gridiron Indians, 1-0 after their 28-12 opening season victory over Kendrick in Columbus last Friday, welcome a familiar foe in the Early County Bobcats to Seminole Stadium Friday night, August 26. Kickoff is at 7:30 p.m. The Early County game has always been a big game for the Indians, but this year …

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Donalsonville News to host Business After Hours event today at 5:30

  Recipients of a newly-created Community Hero Award to be announced  The Donalsonville-Seminole County Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce the return of its Business After Hours social gatherings. To kick off this season’s scheduled monthly events the Donalsonville News, located at 216 Cherry Street, will serve as the host for July’s event this evening,…

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Frozen, JR. to cool the Summer heat beginning June 16

Pictured, the Frozen, JR. ensemble rehearses “In Summer” with Olaf. Summer may be heating up, but things are getting cold in Colquitt, GA as Frozen, JR. ushers a blizzard into Cotton Hall Theater. Frozen, JR. takes audiences to Arendelle for a story of true love and sisterhood featuring all the characters you love from the…

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Burned biscuits do not have to be a deal breaker

I originally ran this column in June of 2016. Each June since I rerun it to make the annual point that life isn’t perfect, but it is so well worth living. Enjoy. “Life is like an unsharpened pencil. Without a point, its mark is less clear.” – Eraica Chan We have all heard that life…

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Have you cast your vote in the May 24 Primary Election?

Counting today, three days remain to cast a vote in the May 24 Primary Election – Thursday and Friday, May 19 and 20 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Seminole County Courthouse, and Election Day, Tuesday, May 24 from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. in your local precinct. As of Wednesday morning, May…

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Early voting continues for May 24 primary, ends Friday, May 20

Pictured are Angelia Myrick and Billy Shingler, two of the 109 voters who had cast a ballot as of Wednesday, May 11 in the early voting process at the Seminole County Courthouse. Early voting ends May 20 With less than two weeks until the May 24 primary elections in Georgia, it is important that all…

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