Title winners include, from left, Miss Coastal Empire’s Outstanding Teen Carley Vogel, Miss Wayne County Faith Boyette, Miss Heart of the South Maloreigh Todd and Miss Coastal Empire Stephanie Gargiulo.
An overflow crowd squeezed into the Wayne County Board of Commissioners meeting room Thursday. The aim was to try to keep Republic Services from destroying more wetlands at the Broadhurst landfill in an effort to build a rail spur and bring in trainloads of coal ash and other wastes.
This Citgo convenience store is one of three businesses hit by thieves as the old year went out and the 2017 got started. Investigators are working on all three cases.

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The Martin Luther King Jr. Parade in downtown Jesup Saturday afternoon featured a relatively short but varied lineup.

Republic Services has written a letter to the Wayne County Board of Commissioners and the Wayne County Solid Waste Authority in response to a call for the commissioners to enforce a local wetland

Nearly two dozen representatives from Wayne County participated in the Okefenokee Occasion this past week in Atlanta.

Opinion

Martha Rawls Smith Elementary School students march in Wayne County’s Martin Luther King Jr. Parade.
Wayne County joined the rest of the country in honoring the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. this past weekend.
Last week a lawyer speaking for a group of concerned citizens asked the county commissioners to deny issuing a permit for a proposed rail spur.

Sports

Jacket DeShawn James pushes the ball down the court against South Effingham.
The Yellow Jacket cagers seem to be hitting their stride just as they enter the heart of the region schedule.
Jacket Willie Reynolds works to stop a New Hampstead player.
Wayne County basketball fans were treated to some high-flying action and some nerve-racking close play in Benny Ratliff Arena last Tuesday night as the Jacket teams split with New Hampstead.
Wayne County High’s Jacket and Lady Jacket swim teams had solid meets in Savannah this past Saturday.
Wayne County High’s varsity swim teams kicked off the new year in good fashion on Saturday in Savannah as two swimmers clocked state qualifying times and others continued to make progress in lowe

Obituaries

Rinehart & Sons
 
Neil C. Stanfield
Rinehart & Sons
 
Jimmie L. Sellers
Howard-Jones
 
Rev. Bruce Neil Parks

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