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School start delayed for two weeks

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Classes in the Wayne County school system are being delayed for two weeks, until Aug. 24.

In addition, all students and staff members will be required to wear masks.

Two Wayne residents die from COVID-19

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Wayne County had its first two deaths from COVID-19 this week.

The first victim was an 89-year-old white male, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health website.

6.10.20 obituaries

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James W. Stephens Jr.

Jesup—James W. Stephens Jr., 91, of Baxley and Jesup died May 29, 2020.