The really close cropping he will get at the Naval Academy still awaits, but snippets of Davis Ogden’s hair were cut by well-wishers at his going-away party Sunday night. From left, Kate Davis and April Dixon prepare to cut away, while Air Elliott and Nick Ellis look on.
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

Witnesses differed last week as to how great an impact the Rayonier Advanced Materials mill at Jesup has on the Altamaha River. 
The really close cropping he will get at the Naval Academy still awaits, but snippets of Davis Ogden’s hair were cut by well-wishers at his going-away party Sunday night. From left, Kate Davis and April Dixon prepare to cut away, while Air Elliott and Nick Ellis look on.
It’s “anchors away” this week for Wayne County’s Davis Ogden as he leaves for the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, Md.
As recently as just five years ago, the municipal water system in Jesup lost 88.7 million gallons of water each year.

Opinion

Powell Toon
This year there’s an extra reason to commemorate Independence Day in Screven.
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.

Sports

Junior all-star pitcher Tyler Denison gets set on the mound.
The Wayne County Recreation Department’s all-star softball and baseball teams were in full force this past weekend and earlier this week in District 2 tournaments.
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.

Obituaries

Rinehart & Sons
 
Brent Garrett Russell
Rinehart & Sons
 
Barney Edwin Carter
Howard-Jones
 
Vivian Virginia Hodge

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