LSU Women’s Soccer Head Coach Brian Lee stands in his front yard at the beginning of the flooding.
A large fire engulfed one side of New Life Pentecostal Church in Jesup Sunday Afternoon. Local firefighters and law enforcement work to contain the flames. Here, a Jesup Fire Department truck and members of the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office are at the scene of the fire.
Wayne County’s Beth Roach points out the wetlands being affected by the Broadhurst Landfill.

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The overpass construction located off of Highway 341 at Lanes Bridge Road is making progress.

Reaction to the secret meetings of the county commissioners with representatives of a company planning to mine in Wayne County has been swift and angry.
LSU Women’s Soccer Head Coach Brian Lee stands in his front yard at the beginning of the flooding.
“It started raining Thursday afternoon, and it just didn’t stop,” said Debbie Hensley, Louisi-ana State University associate head coach of women’s soccer, about the devastating flooding in Louisi

Opinion

Powell Toon
It is almost inconceivable that five county commissioners learned almost four months ago that Chemours was about to apply for a permit to mine in Wayne County, and not a single one of them saw th
For sure this is putting the cart before the horse.
August is a busy month with last-minute end-of-summer-break activities, back-to-school shopping, departures for college and, of course, the start of school itself.

Sports

The Jackets are expecting the defense to come up big, as it did in the scrimmage against Thomas County Central, in Friday’s opening football game against the West Laurens Raiders.
The Yellow Jackets will start their gridiron season on the road Friday in Dexter—just outside of Dublin—against the West Laurens High Raiders.
Andia Hermann, Morgan Evans and Alexis Bunch, from left, fight it out to the finish line in the 2015 Region 3-AAAA conference title race. Hermann won the event and is expected to lead the Lady Jackets again this season.
Having built a reputation as one of the most dominant cross country programs in South Georgia, the Wayne County High boys’ and girls’ teams will start their 2016 seasons today (Saturday) in the B
Despite a few miscues, the Jacket defense played a solid scrimmage game on Friday.
Although it was three hours away in Thomasville, Friday night lights were back on.

Obituaries

Howard & Jones
 
Betty Jean Maske
Rinehart & Sons
 
Robert Edward “Robbie” Marsh
Howard-Jones
 
Johnnie A. Purvis

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