Graham Williamson and DDA Director Maika Kicklighter-Weathers look over new façade work on the Williamson property on Cherry Street. Similar improvements may soon be forthcoming for other businesses through a new façade and sign grant program of the DDA.
Outgoing Chamber of Commerce Chair Joy Burch-Meeks, center, presents a plaque honoring the late James Harper to his daughter, Peggy Riggins, right, and his granddaughter, Jodi Ammons.
Incoming Chair Jeff Chandler presents an honorary gavel to outgoing Wayne County Chamber of Commerce Chair Joy Burch-Meeks.
Renovations are being done to this home on West Plum Street to make it a transitional housing center.
A Friday afternoon train-truck collision in Gardi resulted in the death of a Townsend man. The investigation into the accident is continuing.

News Stories

Graham Williamson and DDA Director Maika Kicklighter-Weathers look over new façade work on the Williamson property on Cherry Street. Similar improvements may soon be forthcoming for other businesses through a new façade and sign grant program of the DDA.
In statewide competition, Jesup has been selected as one of three cities in Georgia to work with the University of Georgia’s (UGA) Carl Vinson Institute of Government to create a master plan for
Outgoing Chamber of Commerce Chair Joy Burch-Meeks, center, presents a plaque honoring the late James Harper to his daughter, Peggy Riggins, right, and his granddaughter, Jodi Ammons.
The Wayne County Chamber of Commerce’s most prestigious award has a new name.
Incoming Chair Jeff Chandler presents an honorary gavel to outgoing Wayne County Chamber of Commerce Chair Joy Burch-Meeks.
The Wayne County Chamber of Commerce celebrated what outgoing Chair Joy Burch-Meeks called “a year of partnerships” Thursday night.

Opinion

Wayne County is fortunate to be a center for providing health care in this area of the state. However, not all residents can take advantage of the services now available.
The Wayne County Chamber of Commerce put forth another successful Legacy Dinner Thursday night.
Wayne County was well-represented at the Miss Georgia and Miss Georgia’s Outstanding Teen competitions in Columbus last week.

Sports

Wayne County’s mite girls all-stars captured the District 2 title and have qualified for state on July 12. Members of the team include Addison Tyre, Daley Dolan, Aliceson Ogden, Raeghan Harvey, Avery Smith, Bo Dunham, Jayden Bridges, McKenna Norris, Maggie Stubbs, Charlee Stewart, Alyssa Fenn and Kaylee Mixon. The head coach is Nick Stubbs.
The Wayne County Recreation Department’s mite girls all-stars claimed the District 2 title in Hinesville on Monday with a 15-0 win over Ware County.
Arthur Williams Middle School recently held its fourth annual Relay for Life Golf Tournament at Pine Forest Country Club.
Yellow Jacket defensive back Treg Patterson battles for the ball against a Clinch County receiver. Patterson also caught a touchdown pass against Brantley County.
The Wayne County High Yellow Jackets showed even more improvement this past Saturday at the Allen Bailey 7-on-7 football tournament in Darien.

Obituaries

Rinehart & Sons
 
Helen Withrow Robson
Ludowici—Helen Withrow Robson of Ludowici died June 20, 2017.
Rinehart & Sons
 
Loretta Drury Bishop
Rinehart & Sons
 
James Franklin “Frank” Brown

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