Michael Mason Freeman

MICHAEL MASON FREEMAN Oct. 2, 1982-July 29, 2021 Funeral services for Michael Mason Freeman, 38, of Shubuta, will be at 11 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 6, 2021 from the Chapel of Freeman Funeral Home, with Rev. Buddy Jones officiating. Visitation will be from from 5-9 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 5, 2021 from the Parlor of…

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Austileen Cochran Trigg

AUSTILEEN COCHRAN TRIGG Oct. 29, 1930-July 31, 2021 Funeral services for Austileen Cochran Trigg, 90, of Waynesboro, will be at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2021 from Clara First Baptist Church, with Rev. Jason Stoker and Dr. Richard Bradley officiating. Visitation will be from 10-11 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2021 from Clara First…

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Dennis Lowell Pauley, Jr.

DENNIS LOWELL PAULEY, JR. June 20, 1958-July 30, 2021 A memorial service for Dennis Lowell Pauley, Jr., 63, of Waynesboro, will be conducted at a date to be announced. Born in Ironton, Ohio, on Friday, June 20, 1958 to Dennis Lowell Pauley and Jane Pauley, he died on Friday, July 30, 2021 at Wayne General…

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Route for Doby procession announced

The route for the Master Sergeant Stephen Doby (UMC, Ret.) procession into Waynesboro has been announced. Officials with Freeman Funeral Home said the vehicles carrying and escorting Doby’s remains will come into the county on Highway 45 South from Meridian, then take the Dyess Bridge Road exit. From there, the procession will turn right and…

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Rhinehart Square commemorative bricks go back on sale

By Paul Keane The Wayne County News Due to unforeseen circumstances and a desire by residents to participate, the Wayne County Chamber of Commerce has re-opened the sell of commemorative bricks to be placed on the sidewalks in Rhinehart Square. The bricks were scheduled to be laid earlier this year, but that was postponed. Chamber…

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WCHS volleyball ready to start season

By Paul Keane The Wayne County News Maeghan Gatlin is hoping to develop some depth and experience on her team during his first year as head coach of the WCHS volleyball program. The Lady War Eagles open the season with a doubleheader scrimmage against Quitman at home on Friday, Aug. 6 then face West Lauderdale…

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WCSD providing school supplies free for students

By Paul Keane The Wayne County News School supplies for all students in the Wayne County School District will be provided free school supplies from the district this school year. Superintendent of Education Tommy Branch said before Monday’s regular School Board meeting that $70,000 has been spent on ordering basic school supplies for every student…

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Tank to be part of Pachuta Veteran’s Memorial, Museum

The M-60 tank that has been located in front of the old National Guard Armory was officially removed from the grounds Tuesday morning. After the City of Waynesboro approved donating the tank to the Village of Pachuta, officials there have been working to have it moved. Pachuta Alderman Terry Herring said the village has been…

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Former WCHS football players invited to be part of game program

Former Wayne County High School football players are invited to be a part of re-establishing the special atmosphere of War Eagle football by being part of this year’s program. All former players are welcome to be a part of supporting this year’s team by purchasing a special listing in this year’s game program. By making…

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Machelle Stokes

MACHELLE STOKES July 15, 1979-July 22, 2021 Graveside services for Machelle Stokes, 44, of Waynesboro, will be at 11 a.m. on Thursday, July 29, 2021 from Pleasant Grove Church Cemetery, with Rev. Carl McNickles officiating. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Wednesday, July 28, 2021 from the Chapel of McDonald and…

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