Area News

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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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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VIDEO—How Wayne County is “Trashed”

Click on the screen above to watch a documentary produced by Ole Miss regarding the trash and litter problems that continue to plague Wayne County. This video premiered on this website in May 2018 but the problem still persists. We hope that by posting this video again we can create some positive actions to address…

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