Robert Headley, far left, and Andrew Headley, second from right, lay railroad track at Metcalf Station.
Jesup Police investigate the scene of a crime at the Red Carpet Inn Wednesday.
DNR Ranger 1st Class Patrick Gibbs, left, still wet from diving into the Altamaha River, looks at 4-year-old Phoenix Monk, just rescued after he slipped into the river and was swept downstream Saturday afternoon. The youngster went under the currents just as Gibbs and Ranger Bobby White noticed him. Phoenix’s father, Vern, sits in the DNR boat that took the child back to his parents.

News Stories

Robert Headley, far left, and Andrew Headley, second from right, lay railroad track at Metcalf Station.
 
Two Boy Scouts from Troop 450 in Jesup were among a crew that went on a summer trek through the Sangre de Cristo Mountains last month.
 
The runoff election for Wayne County clerk of court will be Tuesday.
Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. throughout the county.
The Touch-a-Truck kids fair at the Odum Recreation Center Saturday morning featured vehicles ranging from the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety rollover simulator to the Air-Evac helicopter.

Opinion

Powell Toon
 
It’s unfortunate that runoff elections, such as the one for Wayne County clerk of court Tuesday, often attract relatively few voters.
Powell Toon
In the wake of the Wayne County Chamber of Commerce’s annual Legacy Dinner, it’s time for some hearty congratulations.
Unhealthy divisiveness is all too evident in American society today—whether it manifests itself in gridlock between Democratic and Republican legislators, in name-calling between progressives and

Sports

Former Wayne Countian Debbie Hensley will be inducted on Sept. 17 into the Georgia Southern Athletics Hall of Fame. Hensley was a star soccer player at Wayne County High and GSU. She is now the associate head soccer coach at Louisiana State University.
 
Debbie Hensley, a 1991 graduate of Wayne County High, will be inducted into the Georgia Southern Athletics Hall of Fame on Sept. 17 for her soccer accomplishments. 
The Piranhas showed their red, white and blue colors during the parade of teams at the GRPA state swim meet.
 
Piranha Kylie Valosen claimed two gold medals at the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association state swim meet in Tifton this past week.

Obituaries

Royal
 
Eddie Lee Roberts-Jackson
Rinehart & Sons
 
Richard G. “Buddy” Bennett Sr.
Royal
 
Roger Lee Ingram Sr.

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