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There is still time to become a rodeo partner

Join the Boots & Roots Rodeo sponsorship team! Sign up as a sponsor or vendor by calling the Donalsonville-Seminole Chamber of Commerce at 229-524-2343 The Donalsonville-Seminole County Chamber of Commerce’s annual Boots & Roots Rodeo is just sixteen short days away. So mark your calendar for Friday and Saturday, March 18 and 19 and get ready to…

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$225,000 awarded for water treatment plant repairs

Included in Governor Brian P. Kemp’ s e  announcement last week of more than $422 million in preliminary awards, $225,000 was included to make repairs at the City of Donalsonville’s water treatment plant.  The awarding of the grants was targeted and distributed to communities statewide in high-need areas for projects to ensure each reliable and…

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Let Seussical Jr. take you on a trip to Who-ville this Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Seminole County Elementary School and Seminole Middle High School’s Fine Arts Departments are putting the final touches on this weekend’s production of Seussical Jr. Seminole County Elementary and Middle School students have been rehearsing every day for months in preparation for their combined performance of Seussical Jr., beginning Friday, March 4 and running through Sunday,…

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Second Congressional District candidate Wayne Johnson completes “Every County Counts Tour”

Thirty counties make up Georgia’s 2nd Congressional District. It includes the cities of Donalsonville, Americus, Albany, Bainbridge, Butler, Buena Vista, Leesburg, Thomasville, Columbus, Cairo, Richland, Warner Robins, Macon, Morgan, Cuthbert, Ft Gaines, Georgetown, and Montezuma; along with many, many other small cities and towns.  After 17 days of driving a campaign themed pickup truck almost…

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Lions Club Chick-A-Que planned for Thursday, February 17

That delicious, mouth-watering barbeque chicken, cooked on site by Donalsonville Lions Club members, will soon be available.  As more and more events begin to return to a sense of normalcy – since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic – you can now add the Donalsonville Lions Club annual Chick-A-Que to the list.  The Lions Club…

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Nancy Jernigan and Durand Childers promoted at First Port City Bank

First Port City Bank announced this week that Nancy Jernigan has been promoted to Chief Credit Officer and Durand Childers promoted to Chief Banking Officer, effective February 1, 2022. “We are pleased to announce these promotions of Nancy and Durand; each are well deserved”, said Scott Ewing, President and CEO. “These promotions provide First Port…

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Seminole County Young Farmers achieve award-winning yield at GYFA Convention

Pictured here, left to right are Stan Deal, Cindy Bowen, Brittany Bowen, John Emmett Bowen, Dustin Bowen, Stephanie Mims, Greg Mims, Katibeth Mims Wise, Susan Braswell, Jeff Braswell, Wes Pace and Will Pace  The 52nd annual Georgia Young Farmers Association Convention was held this past weekend at the Marriott Savannah Riverfront Convention Center in Savannah, GA.…

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State Representative Gerald Greene launches re-election campaign

Greene will run in the  newly drawn House District 154, comprised of Seminole, Calhoun, Clay, Baker, Early, Miller, Quitman, Randolph, and parts of Dougherty counties  Georgia State Representative Gerald Greene announced this week he will run for re-election in 2022, building on his decades-long record of fighting for rural communities and Southwest Georgians. He also…

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Mobile Dentistry coming to Seminole County Schools on Wednesday, February 16th

Help A Child Smile Mobile Dentistry is coming to Seminole County Schools on Wednesday, February 16th. This mobile dentistry provides comprehensive dental services to students on site such as exams, cleanings, x-rays, sealants, and cavity treatment. Medicaid, PeachCare, most private insurance, and cash payments are accepted.  Permission forms are being sent home by students. If…

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