At the conclusion of Saturday’s celebration of the Jesup Sesquicentennial, a time capsule was buried in front of Jesup City Hall. From left, Commissioner Ray House, Mayor David Earl Keith, City Manager Mike Deal, and Commissioners Shirlene Armstrong and Don Darden toss in the first ceremonial shovelfuls of dirt; with them is city clerk Rose Marcus.

Jesup celebrates 150 years

  “The past is never dead. It’s not even past.” With this famous quote from a William Faulkner novel, Jesup Mayor David Earl Keith opened last Saturday’s celebration of the city’s 150th birthday. Applauding Jesup’s “history of continuing…

Moseley, Higgins victorious



Criminal justice in Wayne County will be represented by two new faces next year.

Chuck Moseley will be the new sheriff, and Keith Higgins will be the new district attorney.