Opinion

The scarecrows are back

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“Scarecrows Among Us,” Wayne County’s annual scarecrow contest, is hosted by the Wayne County Chamber of Commerce, the Jesup Downtown Development Authority and the Jesup Kiwanis Club.

Take advantage of election options

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There’s general agreement that the Nov. 3 General Election will be important, given the presidential candidates’ different approaches to government, as well as the makeup of the U.S.

Pool renovations are welcome sight

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We commend the Jesup City Council and the city administration for undertaking the arduous task of restoring the swimming pool at the Cracker Williams Community Center.

Be prepared for disasters

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The Scout Motto is “Be prepared.” This month—National Preparedness Month—the Federal Emergency Management Agency is urging the public to take that message to heart.

Why did Auschwitz happen?

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The terror at Auschwitz was both systematic and indiscriminate. The Germans murdered 1.1 million people at the extermination camp in Nazi-occupied Poland. Most of the victims were Jewish.

Banning gag clause has left lasting impact

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Speaking to the Jesup Rotary Club Thursday, U.S. Rep. Buddy Carter said that, in regard to approved legislation that he wrote, he is most proud of banning the “gag clause.”