Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle, center, chats with potential Wayne County supporters in a campaign visit Monday. On the right is former U.S. Congressman Lindsay Thomas, and on the left is Mike Burch, who hosted a fundraising reception for Cagle that featured an array of food showcasing Georgia agriculture.
An uprooted tree lies on an SUV and against a dislodged basketball goal on Seven Oaks Road.
Despite some restocking, bottled-water shelves at Walmart have routinely been bare in recent days. Many staples have been in short supply around Wayne County for much of the week.
As Linda Kenerly Wasdin, above, and her brother Dr. Lex Kenerly began to clean their mother’s home after her death in 2015, they found some surprises, but none literally as big as five scenes painted of downtown Jesup. It took a bit of detective work to discover when and why the pictures were painted.

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Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle, center, chats with potential Wayne County supporters in a campaign visit Monday. On the right is former U.S. Congressman Lindsay Thomas, and on the left is Mike Burch, who hosted a fundraising reception for Cagle that featured an array of food showcasing Georgia agriculture.
Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle has a plan for economic development in the state, and he’s making that the centerpiece of his campaign for the Republican nomination for governor in the 2018 race.
Wayne County is still feeling the effects of Hurricane Irma, but things are back to almost-normal for most residents.

Opinion

We’ve already heard it three times where incoming County Administrator Ed Jeffords is concerned.
If you want a say in how your city, county, state and country are run, you need to vote.
And to vote, you need to be registered to vote.
The emergency and public-service workers in and around Wayne County certainly have had their share of storms lately. And they have risen to the challenge.

Sports

Senior linebacker Zack Fuller, No. 33, led the defense with three sacks on Appling County quarterback Tyler Jones.
The Yellow Jacket offense, especially the passing game, proved itself beyond a doubt last Friday night, as Wayne County blasted the Appling County Pirates 49-14.
Wayne County has a number of former gridiron stars playing or coaching on the collegiate level. Here is a brief update on each one.
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Lady Jacket Haley Denison’s bat remained hot against Ware County by doubling in the second inning. She then advanced to third on a sacrifice fly by Mary Grace Manning.
After dropping their first game of the season the prior week, Lady Jacket head coach Dave Madray said the team would bounce back.

Obituaries

Rinehart & Sons
 
Shirley Louise Spell
Howard-Jones
 
Vernon Gray Cooper
Howard-Jones
 
Blanche Allen Vann

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