Farmers and Gardeners owner Ed Exley is saying good-bye after 29 years in business. From left, Exley makes some of his last sales to Jonathan Beasley and Donald Landon.
Hayden Wolfe, left, and Kameron Beepath play computer games on one of the laptops donated to the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Altamaha Area.
Jesup and Wayne County law enforcement inspect the scene of the SunTrust robbery.
A scuba diver surfaces just above a submerged vehicle discovered in the Altamaha River Tuesday. Law enforcement officers determined that the vehicle is not a Honda Civic belonging to missing 58-year-old Dhirumhai Patel, not seen since early Monday morning.

News Stories

Farmers and Gardeners owner Ed Exley is saying good-bye after 29 years in business. From left, Exley makes some of his last sales to Jonathan Beasley and Donald Landon.
Ed Exley says “patience is a virtue,” and come June 30, he will no longer hang his overalls up at Farmers and Gardeners Supply.
A suspect in the armed robbery of SunTrust Bank in downtown Jesup was arrested in Barrow County Tuesday after Wayne County Sheriff’s officers followed a tip from an anonymous source in New York.
Hayden Wolfe, left, and Kameron Beepath play computer games on one of the laptops donated to the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Altamaha Area.
 
The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Altamaha Area is revamping and revitalizing its summer program. 

Opinion

Powell Toon
Summer officially began Monday, and temperatures were already headed for triple digits by Friday.
The county commissioners all stated publicly that they were opposed to coal ash being dumped in Wayne County. For a while it seemed they were in tune with the people who elected them.
Reasonable people might assume that the United States Senate could come to some sort of agreement on something that would suggest a determination to stop--or at the very least--to reduce the mass

Sports

Members of the 2016 Wayne County Recreation Department swim team gather in Douglas.
Kylie Valosen dominated the District 2 weekly swim meet on Monday in Douglas with three first-place finishes.
Members of the WCRD's U-8 all-star black team include from left, Dekan Yeomans, Zac Ellis, Maddux Wilkerson, Eli Grantham, Hutch Hollingsworth, Luke Carter, Jeb Craven, C.J. Mackey, Ostin Kinard, Montay McBride, Brody Bowen and Max Boykin; back row, from left, coaches Brad Yeomans and Stephen Wilkerson.
 
The Wayne County Recreation Department’s two U-8 all-star baseball teams competed well this past weekend in the Dizzy Dean Tournament in Valdosta.
A small but strong school of Piranahs competed in Hazlehurst this past week. Members of the team include, front row, from left, Wyatt Hickox, Samuel Scarborough, Ivey Boone, Tucker Chalfant and Remington Rozier; middle row, from left, Clanton Trapnell, Nick Thomas, Jameson Boone, Kylie Wheelis, Gracie Valosen and Emmi Chalfant; and back row, from left, Riggs Ammons, Ben Thomas, Jakob Rinehart, Logan Trapnell, Kylie Valosen and Adrianna Martin. Not pictured are Emree Mattingly, Kenna Rinehart, Madison Mallet
Despite not having the Cracker Williams Recreation Center pool to practice in this summer and hold meets, the Piranhas still opened their recreation season this past week in Hazlehurst.

Obituaries

Rinehart & Sons
 
Barney Edwin Carter
Howard-Jones
 
Vivian Virginia Hodge
Howard-Jones
 
Bertha Marie Manning
Jesup—Bertha Marie Manning, 74, died suddenly June 15, 2016, at home.

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