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2: WayGreen Local Fare Market, 10 a.m., Okfenokee Heritage Center, 1460 N. Augusta Avenue. 2: Word and Water Missions peach sale, 2 p.m., across from Twice the Ice, 11618 Brantley Avenue S., Hoboken. A half-bushel (25 pounds) box is $25. Proceeds benefit Word and Water Missions. 4: July 4 Celebration,...
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Train derails near Waycross, no injuries reported

WAYCROSS, Ga. — No injures have been reported following an early morning train derailment in Waycross. The Ware County Sheriff's Department says that Jamestown Road from Devandrene Avenue to US-1 is closed and traffic is being detoured to US-1 until further notice. CSX says 19 railcars and one locomotive...
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Jesup streetscape improvement project nears completion

JESUP, Ga. (WTOC) - The downtown area of Jesup continues to grow, and now one major project is nearing its finish line. Mayor Ralph Hickox says this most recent phase of the the downtown streetscape improvement project completes a more than 20-year-long goal for the city of Jesup. This specific...
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April Renee Davis Grant

April Renee Davis Grant, 47, of Jesup, GA (formerly of Palatka), entered the sunset of life on Saturday, June 25, 2022, at Southeast Georgia Health System - Brunswick GA Campus. The daughter of…
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City of Jesup grants Wags Rescue 15 days to place dogs

JESUP, Ga. (WTOC) - Wags Rescue has had a contract with the Jesup pound for the past decade that allowed them five days to try and get the animals sent to a rescue or adopted before they would be euthanized, as part of what they called the Last Chance Rescue Network.
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Wayne Co. authorities searching for driver involved in hit and run crash

JESUP, Ga. — The Wayne County Sheriff's Office and Georgia State Patrol are searching for the driver who hit a man on a bike, then left him for dead. The victim, Brandon Rhett Barber, was on a bike ride with his wife and 2-year-old daughter on Northview Drive in Jesup on Friday when he was hit.
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Weekly Video: June 28th, 2022

Starting this week we will have a sponsor at the end of the video and two weekly videos, one for our weekly paper and another for our weekend paper. There are some front page crime reports with one being the death of Rashad Green. Green was shot on the 300 black of Garlington ave and was transported to Memorial Satilla where he was pronounced deceased. Another victim was wounded in the shooting which has not been identified. Kai'Jamon Smith was arrested for the shooting.
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Larry Keith Hughes

WAYCROSS — Mr. Larry Keith Hughes of Waycross lost his short battle with cancer Sunday morning, June 19, 2022, at the Satilla Hospice House ultimately winning the war of this earthly life by receiving his heavenly reward!. Rev. Hughes was born January 14, 1942, and reared in Waresboro to...
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Sr. Msgt. Clarence Hershel Moore Jr

SUMTER, S.C. — Senior Master Sergeant Clarence Hershel Moore Jr., died unexpectedly Tuesday, June 21, 2022, at the age of 67 at his residence in Sumter, S.C. Moore was born January 22, 1955 in Folkston to the late Clarence Hershel Moore, Sr., and his mother, Marcelle Sikes Moore. He...
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William Lamar ‘Billy’ Hiott

WAYCROSS — William Lamar “Billy” Hiott, 68, of Waycross died Saturday, June 25, 2022, at Memorial Satilla Health after a brief illness. A lifelong resident of Waycross, Hiott was born December 31, 1953 to the late Newt Hiott and Louise Ivey Hiott. He retired from Big Lots and loved racing.
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Geneva Diann Baldwin Bowers

WAYCROSS — Geneva Diann Baldwin Bowers, 67 of Waycross, passed away Saturday, June 25, 2022, at the Hospice Satilla Hospice House. Born August 8, 1954 in Waycross, Mrs. Bowers lived in Ware County most of her life. Always a hard worker, she had worked for Winn-Dixie in Waycross for 13 years until it closed and went to work for Kroger, retiring after 17 years of service.
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Obituaries 6.30.22

Jesup—Mary Meyer Ballard, 70, died June 25, 2022 at St. Vincent’s Riverside Campus in Jacksonville, Florida, under the care of Community Hospice and Palliative Care. A resident of Jesup for more than 30 years, she was born on Oct. 7, 1951, to the late John Hurley and Alice Funk Meyer.
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No New City Manager?

Waycross is still in the market for a City Manager. The City Commission rejected a motion earlier this week to hire Joey Cason as successor to Tonya Parrish. The motion by Commissioner Henry Strickland to name Cason was seconded by Diane Hopkins. Those two were the lone affirmative votes when...
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April R. Grant

April Renee Davis Grant, 47, of Jesup, GA, (formerly of Palatka), entered the sunset of life on Saturday, June 25, 2022, at Southeast Georgia Health System – Brunswick GA Campus. Arrangements…
PALATKA, FL
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Two jet skis collide at Lake Blackshear

According to local officials two jet skis collided near the new boat ramp at the Georgia Veterans State Park. Emergency and law enforcement vehcicles were on site. We will update more as information becomes available.
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