A visitors interpretive center is proposed for future development at Jaycee Landing. The story of the history of the river and the historical and biological diversity along the Altamaha would be provided.
Kent Fountain, left, receives the National Cotton Ginner of the Year award from National Cotton Ginners Association Chair Ron Craft.
Stetson Bennett Jr., seated, is honored for his service to the state and his community by being named a lieutenant colonel, aide de camp, governor’s staff. Present for the occasion are, standing, from left, Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Mark Williams (formerly of Wayne County); State Sen. Butch Miller; Gov. Nathan Deal, Bennett’s wife, Patsy Bennett; his daughters, Frances Yeargan, Vi Bennett and Tricia Neace; and the governor’s education outreach coordinator, Pam Williams (formerly of Wayne
Republic attorney Robert C. Norman stands in front of a packed meeting room to tell the commissioners why the company opposes any use of the local wetlands ordinance.
The Taj Mahal is one of the famous landmarks that the Malek family—Zuber, wife Tanzil, and sons Yusuf, 9; Aadam, 4; and Uzair, 2—visit on a recent trip to India.

News Stories

After being hired late last summer and taking the Jackets (3-8, 3-1) to a first-round berth in the Georgia High School Association’s state football tournament, Wayne County High's new head football

A visitors interpretive center is proposed for future development at Jaycee Landing. The story of the history of the river and the historical and biological diversity along the Altamaha would be provided.
Jaycee Landing provides easy access for visitors to the Altamaha River but could someday provide a reason to draw even more people to Wayne County.
Kent Fountain, left, receives the National Cotton Ginner of the Year award from National Cotton Ginners Association Chair Ron Craft.
Kent Fountain of Screven has received the 2016 Horace Hayden Cotton Ginner of the Year award from the National Cotton Ginners Association.

Opinion

We commend the community group that has been looking at Jaycee Landing and the opportunities it can afford for the future of Wayne County.
Don’t know that the Wayne County commissioners envisioned creating the world’s largest sandbox (a grain of hyperbole) when they filled up the Cracker Williams swimming pool with sand and roots, b
Stetson Bennett Jr., who died last week at the age of 87, received the Wayne County Chamber of Commerce’s most prestigious award, the Distinguished Service Award, in 2009.

Sports

The Wayne County girls cage team pulled off another heart-stopping one-point win last Friday and are set to play in the second round of the state basketball playoffs tonight (Wednesday) at 6 p.m.
Jacket Cade Lambert picked up the win on the mound against Brantley County High on Thursday.
The Jackets improved to 2-0 on the diamond with a convincing 13-1 win over Brantley County High on Thursday at Howard “Bo” Warren Field.
Jacket A.J. Webster, No. 5, tries to shoot over a Ware County Gator.
For the first time in five years, the Yellow Jacket basketball team is going to the state playoffs.

Obituaries

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W.F. “Bud” Cason
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Sharon Whitney Boschert
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Anne McGahee

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