Rebecca Hayes casts her vote.
Robert Headley, far left, and Andrew Headley, second from right, lay railroad track at Metcalf Station.
Jesup Police investigate the scene of a crime at the Red Carpet Inn Wednesday.

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Levon King, 81, died in a plane crash with his wife, Gloria King, 85, on the way home Friday from the reunion of Screven High School’s class of 1953.
Rebecca Hayes casts her vote.

Frances Yeargan won a runoff election Tuesday to become the Wayne County clerk of court for the next four years.

Robert Headley, far left, and Andrew Headley, second from right, lay railroad track at Metcalf Station.
 
Two Boy Scouts from Troop 450 in Jesup were among a crew that went on a summer trek through the Sangre de Cristo Mountains last month.

Opinion

Powell Toon
 
For consumers, Georgia’s annual back-to-school sales-tax holiday has become a valued tradition.
Powell Toon
 
It’s unfortunate that runoff elections, such as the one for Wayne County clerk of court Tuesday, often attract relatively few voters.
Powell Toon
In the wake of the Wayne County Chamber of Commerce’s annual Legacy Dinner, it’s time for some hearty congratulations.

Sports

Former Wayne Countian Debbie Hensley will be inducted on Sept. 17 into the Georgia Southern Athletics Hall of Fame. Hensley was a star soccer player at Wayne County High and GSU. She is now the associate head soccer coach at Louisiana State University.
 
Debbie Hensley, a 1991 graduate of Wayne County High, will be inducted into the Georgia Southern Athletics Hall of Fame on Sept. 17 for her soccer accomplishments. 
The Piranhas showed their red, white and blue colors during the parade of teams at the GRPA state swim meet.
 
Piranha Kylie Valosen claimed two gold medals at the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association state swim meet in Tifton this past week.

Obituaries

Howard-Jones
 
James Cecil Herrin
Jesup—James Cecil Herrin, 89, died July 22, 2016, at Wayne Memorial Hospital.
Royal
 
Eddie Lee Roberts-Jackson
Rinehart & Sons
 
Richard G. “Buddy” Bennett Sr.

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