“I’ve got mine,”  these students show by raising a copy of a book just given to them. Wonder is a story of how a young boy deals with bullying aimed at him and brought on by his disfigured face.
Lance Paden attaches contacts to this tortoise to transfer information from the tracking devices attached to its shell to a computer. The movement of the tortoise is constantly tracked and recorded. Data collected include the temperature on the shell of each individual gopher. In the background Betsy Weltner, a consultant with Southern Ionics, checks data recordings.
Wayne County Teacher of the Year Erica Craven flashes a big smile upon receiving several gifts at this year’s Teacher of the Year banquet for local teachers. Presenting the gifts were Eric and Amy Denty, Jeff Chandler, and, at right, Shaun O’Quinn.

News Stories

Never let it be said that Wayne County doesn’t have dedicated University of Georgia football fans.

The Wayne County school system has received its report card for the year, and its grade was down slightly.

A Veterans Day parade was sponsored by Remax Elite and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4583 Saturday in downtown Jesup.

Opinion

Most of us take for granted that when we need police or fire protection, emergency medical services, or other public services, someone will be there to provide them.
Wayne County honored its veterans with three school programs Friday and two ceremonies, a lunch and a parade Saturday.
Wayne County is paying tribute to its veterans today.

Sports

Wayne County High Lady Jacket sophomore standout Terren Ward drives by seniors Alex Thomas, left, and Tierra deSouza during practice for Thursday night’s opening game against Brantley County. The Wayne girls won 58-35.
It looks like a building year for Wayne County basketball this season after both the girls and boys teams graduated most of their starting lineup last year, but another season of exciting Jacket
Jalen Barnum, No. 16, and a “swarm of Yellow Jackets” bring down TCC running back Tykeem Wallace in the Jackets’ 28-0 victory over Thomas County. The tough Wayne defense played one of its best games yet, shutting down TCC and allowing the Thomasville team only 36 yards in net offense.
Despite an injury that sidelined starting quarterback Garrett Overholt on the third play of the game and the imposition of seven difficult penalties, the Wayne County High Yellow Jackets won the
Two Wayne County High seniors signed letters of intent Wednesday morning to play baseball at college next year.

Obituaries

Rinehart & Sons
 
Frank Crews
Howard-Jones
 
Eric Dean Erway
Royal
 
Eugene Little

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