Gloria Blalock puts finishing touches on the Cheshire Cat portion of her mural in the Boys & Girls Club book room.
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.

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Gloria Blalock puts finishing touches on the Cheshire Cat portion of her mural in the Boys & Girls Club book room.
High school junior Gloria Blalock is helping children’s books come alive for young readers.
Eugenia Lynn Schell, 49, was found guilty on eight counts in the 2015 murder of her mother, Willie Jo Vaughn, 73, Wednesday.

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

Opinion

It’s hard to see why anyone—other than very special interests—should support the proposed “opportunity school district” amendment to the Georgia Constitution.
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.

Sports

Lady Jacket Mary Grace Manning is all smiles after belting a solo homer in game one. In game two, her home run was followed by a three-run homer by Summer Frye and a grand slam by McKenzie Price.
The Lady Jackets’ varsity softball team made quick work of Statesboro High, sweeping the Lady Blue Devils 9-0 and 15-0 in the first round of the Region 2 tournament.
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

Obituaries

Rinehart & Sons
 
 Linda Harris Dixon
Rinehart & Sons
 
Nancy Grantham Daniels
Rinehart & Sons
 
Lola Mae Watson Williams
Jesup—Lola Mae Watson Williams, 90, of Jesup, died Sept. 17, 2016.

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