Despite the cold temperatures this week, paving crews were out and active as much as the weather would allow. Project engineers say that with a letup in the cold and wetness, the project should see traffic using the overpass by the end of February.
Miss Georgia Alyssa Beasley, center, salutes the four queens named here Saturday night: from left, Miss Heart of South Georgia Gabrielle D’Alessandro, Miss Coastal Empire’s Outstanding Teen Jordan Simmons, Miss Wayne County’s Outstanding Teen Emily Teston and Miss Coastal Empire Megan Johnson.
Former University of Georgia quarterback Greyson Lambert and his sister, Adason, work on their UGA snowman. The UGA snowman seemed to be a common theme, with the Bulldogs set to face Alabama Monday in the collegiate national-championship football game. Lambert said he is feeling confident about Georgia’s chances Monday.
Wayne County residents lined up at the gas pumps this week in spite of the higher prices. Jay Fulton, left, filled up at Flash Foods, one of the lower-priced sources, according to a midweek report on Gas Buddy. Fulton questioned the reasons given by the industry for higher prices. “I don’t understand how [gas prices] can go up and down so fast with the inventory being the same,” he said. “They haven’t sold out all the gas they had yesterday and started over today, so why did they raise the price?”

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Despite the cold temperatures this week, paving crews were out and active as much as the weather would allow. Project engineers say that with a letup in the cold and wetness, the project should see traffic using the overpass by the end of February.
Trying to say when the overpass project on Georgia Highway 169 will be complete is like attempting to predict the weather.

The Georgia General Assembly convened this week, and an array of Wayne County leaders went to Atlanta for a variety of activities—including the Okefenokee Occasion (a reception that Wayne helped ho

“Where is the money?” was the question that returning Screven City Council member Raquel Wright asked Monday night.

Opinion

This past weekend Wayne County joined the rest of the country in paying tribute to the life and work of Dr.
Through rain and sleet and snow, there is still a need for us to go.

Sports

Georgia Dugout Club's Lisa Chapman presents Mary Tillman with the AAAAA State Player of the Year award at a reception in Marietta Saturday.
 
Two Wayne Countians garnered the top two AAAAA softball awards from the Georgia Dugout Club Saturday in Marietta.
 
The Wayne County girls basketball team took a solid victory over New Hampstead in the first region game of the season Tuesday night.
Wayne County’s Caleb Martin said his teammates on the Big Green at Dartmouth College have become like brothers.
Caleb Martin is finding that football can be an avenue to a whole new world of experiences.

Obituaries

Rinehart & Sons
 
Susie Ryals Thornton
Rinehart & Sons
 
Donald Wayne Mixon Sr.
Jesup—Donald Wayne Mixon Sr.,77, of Jesup died Jan. 10, 2018.
Rinehart & Sons
 
William Robert “Bob” Dart Jr.

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