Volunteers—from left, Barbara Todd, Debra King and Doug Todd—assist two students, Kam Dixon, left, and Aaron Waters, as they prepare to put the names of their lost loved ones on the Tree of Life.
Sheriff John Carter and Lt. Col. Rob Matthews lead dignitaries carrying a piece of the World Trade Center.
From left, West, Gayla, Reese and Michael Hope pose on the deck of their newly built treehouse.

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The Wayne County Recreation Department had quite a showing on Saturday with the start of football, cheerleading and soccer seasons.

 The jury selected in the Eugenia Lynn Schell’s murder trial of her mother, Willie Jo Vaughn, heard opening statements Tuesday morning, the second day of the long-anticipated trial.
Volunteers—from left, Barbara Todd, Debra King and Doug Todd—assist two students, Kam Dixon, left, and Aaron Waters, as they prepare to put the names of their lost loved ones on the Tree of Life.
Children of all ages were aided in grieving at Camp Hope this past weekend.

Opinion

Kudos go all around following the REACH (Realizing Educational Achievement Can Happen) ceremony here last week.
Camp Hope is more than an average weekend camp. It serves a purpose to better the lives of the participants while being a rewarding ministry from its volunteers.
Wayne County is fortunate to have a wide variety of special events available for people with all kinds of different interests.

Sports

Jacket Duke Holsey was a big target for Garrett Overholt. He caught two passes for 83 yards.
For the second Friday in a row, the Jackets found themselves on the short end of a shootout at Jaycee Stadium.
Former Wayne Countian Debbie Hensley was recently inducted into the Georgia Southern Athletic Hall of Fame by GSU athletic director Tom Kleinlein. At WCHS she was a star softball and basketball player, but the school did not have a soccer program at the time. At GSU, Hensley lettered in both soccer and softball. She is now the associate head soccer coach at Louisiana State University.
While Debbie Hensley never kicked a soccer ball for the Wayne County High Lady Jackets and was recruited as a softball player to Georgia Southern University, she was recently inducted into the GS
Jacket running back M.J. Fuller, No. 29, had a solid night on offense with 26 rushes for 125 yards and three touchdowns.
“It was a heartbreaking loss,” Wayne County High head football coach Derek Chastain said of his team’s 39-38 loss to the Pirates of Appling County last Friday night.

Obituaries

Rinehart & Sons
 
Nancy Grantham Daniels
Rinehart & Sons
 
Lola Mae Watson Williams
Jesup—Lola Mae Watson Williams, 90, of Jesup, died Sept. 17, 2016.
Rinehart & Sons
 
Jeffrey M. Manning
Screven—Jeffrey M. Manning, 44, of Jesup, died Sept. 9, 2016.

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