Title winners include, from left, Miss Coastal Empire’s Outstanding Teen Carley Vogel, Miss Wayne County Faith Boyette, Miss Heart of the South Maloreigh Todd and Miss Coastal Empire Stephanie Gargiulo.
An overflow crowd squeezed into the Wayne County Board of Commissioners meeting room Thursday. The aim was to try to keep Republic Services from destroying more wetlands at the Broadhurst landfill in an effort to build a rail spur and bring in trainloads of coal ash and other wastes.
This Citgo convenience store is one of three businesses hit by thieves as the old year went out and the 2017 got started. Investigators are working on all three cases.
Shane’s Crib has outgrown its present quarters and is enlarging to meet the demand. Cheryl Mainor says the two-story Rizpah House will add a transitional home for women.

News Stories

Nearly two dozen representatives from Wayne County participated in the Okefenokee Occasion this past week in Atlanta.

The Wayne County Board of Commissioners may seek the advice of the Georgia Attorney General’s Office in determining what the county’s next step will be in regard to the coal-ash controversy.
Title winners include, from left, Miss Coastal Empire’s Outstanding Teen Carley Vogel, Miss Wayne County Faith Boyette, Miss Heart of the South Maloreigh Todd and Miss Coastal Empire Stephanie Gargiulo.
Faith Boyette was crowned Miss Wayne County at the Miss Wayne County and Miss Coastal Empire Pageant Saturday night.

Opinion

Last week a lawyer speaking for a group of concerned citizens asked the county commissioners to deny issuing a permit for a proposed rail spur.
The Wayne County Chamber of Commerce’s Eggs & Issues forum is always a good opportunity for local citizens to hear about important state issues from those preparing to represent Wayne County

Sports

Jacket Willie Reynolds works to stop a New Hampstead player.
Wayne County basketball fans were treated to some high-flying action and some nerve-racking close play in Benny Ratliff Arena last Tuesday night as the Jacket teams split with New Hampstead.
Wayne County High’s Jacket and Lady Jacket swim teams had solid meets in Savannah this past Saturday.
Wayne County High’s varsity swim teams kicked off the new year in good fashion on Saturday in Savannah as two swimmers clocked state qualifying times and others continued to make progress in lowe
Longtime Wayne County High assistant football coach and former head coach Craig Davis announced his retirement from coaching over the holidays to accept the position as assistant executive direct

Obituaries

Rinehart & Sons
 
Jimmie L. Sellers
Howard-Jones
 
Rev. Bruce Neil Parks
Rinehart & Sons
 
Earnestine Rogers Solomon

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