State Sen. Blake Tillery, center, chats with Rayonier Advanced Materials mill manager Clay Bethea, left, and Calvary Baptist Church pastor Vann Dempsey.
State School Superintendent Richard Woods made a special trip to Jesup this week to meet with local Work-Based Learning students. Woods, left, was welcomed by State School Board member Michael Long.
An aerial view shows the active cell(s) where trash is now being dumped at Republic Services’ Broadhurst Environmental Landfill. The mound stands some 150-plus feet tall. Refuse dumped there is covered in earth that is removed from nearby areas, resulting in the pond areas visible near the mound. This view shows the landfill from the west.

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The case of James Edwin Anderson Sr., convicted of the murder of Ron Burch five years ago by a jury in Wayne County, is now before the Georgia Supreme Court.

The Altamaha Classic Cruisers “Cruisin’ to the Oldies Car Show” filled downtown Cherry Street with more than 100 vehicles Saturday morning in Jesup.

When the Jesup City Council held a special session last week at the Wayne County Farmers Market, what they heard was a lot of trash talk.


The Jesup mayor and city commissioners are to be commended for their efforts to clean up unsightly piles of trash that are popping up in the city.
We would like to welcome back DaShuan McGee to Wayne County High School’s band program—this time as its director.
Congratulations to Dell Keith, the Wayne County Industrial Development Authority’s  executive director, who was quoted in the April issue of Georgia Trend.


Cade Lambert had a nice day at the plate against Jeff Davis with three hits, including a solo home run.
The diamond Jackets notched two nice wins over the weekend to improve to 21-9 heading into Georgia High School Association AAAAA state play on Thursday.
Lady Jacket Amani Trice sets up her defense against a Statesboro High player.
The Wayne County varsity girls took the Region 2-AAAAA soccer championship last Tuesday with a 2-1 win over Statesboro High, avenging their only region loss of the season, which came at the hands
Alexis Scarborough at No. 3 singles gets set for a return shot against Jones County High.
The Wayne County High Lady Jackets advanced to the “Sweet 16” round of the Georgia High School Association’s AAAAA state tennis tournament with a 3-2 win on Monday over Jones County High.


Francis Gay Nix
Pearlean McMiller-Swint
Rinehart & Sons
Myron A. “Jeff” Jeffers

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