Eric Vail Jr. barricaded himself in this mobile home off Lanes Bridge Road Wednesday before a team of U.S. Marshals and local law-enforcement officers were able to safely remove two hostages and then extract the Florida fugitive.
A Madray Springs fire department volunteer directs water into the blaze that heavily damaged a house at 900 Bethlehem Wesleyan Church Road and injured a woman Sunday morning.
The Vietnam Women’s Memorial—honoring the 265,000 women (primarily nurses in their 20s) who served during the war,—stands as testimony for author Pat Nix and her year spent in a war zone. The memorial, dedicated in 1993, depicts three nurses (one not visible in this photo) attending to a wounded soldier and watching for a helicopter.
Stan Townsend, son of the late Bobby Townsend, hangs the street sign that was dedicated Friday morning in his father’s honor.

News Stories

The Wayne County Recreation Department’s Piranhas brought home eight gold, nine silver and three bronze medals plus a handful of ribbo

If you spend much time on the main streets of the city of Jesup, you may have noticed a higher level of police presence in the past ye

Opinion

Current reports on the frequency of phone and online scams has us reeling—and two local citizens calling in to say, “Be careful!”

 

The last few years of hurricane season have taught us to be hypervigilant during this time of year.

The Orange Street railroad crossing is closed for maintenance.

 

We don’t blame downtown drivers for being a little frustrated recently.

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