U.S. Rep. Buddy Carter updates area foresters on federal legislative issues.
Rebecca Hayes casts her vote.
Robert Headley, far left, and Andrew Headley, second from right, lay railroad track at Metcalf Station.

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U.S. Rep. Buddy Carter updates area foresters on federal legislative issues.
Acknowledging partisanship in Congress, U.S. Rep. Buddy Carter told listeners in Jesup Wednesday, “But we have managed to get some things done.”
 
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.

Opinion

Powell Toon
It’s good that the Georgia Environmental Protection Division is trying to better address the disposal of coal ash in Georgia.
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.

Sports

Kala Hobbs, who is also the varsity Lady Jacket basketball coach, will take the helm of the first Lady Jacket varsity volleyball team.
Volleyball is coming to Wayne County High, with tryouts for the team set for Monday.
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. 

Obituaries

Howard-Jones
 
Robert E.  “Bobby” Tyre
Jesup—Robert E. “Bobby” Tyre, 61, passed away on July 26, 2016 at home.
Howard-Jones
 
James Cecil Herrin
Jesup—James Cecil Herrin, 89, died July 22, 2016, at Wayne Memorial Hospital.
Royal
 
Eddie Lee Roberts-Jackson

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