Judge rules for Rayonier in river case

...its discharge of dark effluent into the Altamaha River at its Jesup mill.In a 27-page order signed Tuesday, Chief U.S. District...The EPD conducted a public hearing on the permit this week in Jesup and will accept public comment until April 10, he said. Until...

Director of Gregg Allman film pleads guilty in train crash death; charges dropped against wife

JESUP, Ga. - A year after a freight train plowed into crew members for a movie about singer Gregg Allman, killing a young camera assistant...

Ga. hospital tech admits stealing drugs

BRUNSWICK, GA. -- A former pharmacy technician at a Jesup hospital faces up to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to stealing more than 48,000 addictive painkillers so they could...

River becomes crucial in Jesup mill hearing

JESUP, Ga. - Darien and Jesup are 34 miles and a river apart. Jesup relies on the Rayonier Inc. pulp mill on a high bluff above the Altamaha River for its best jobs. Darien relies on the freshwater from the Altamaha to nourish the estuary where...

Man gets life sentence in beating death of Jesup judge

JESUP, Ga. - A jury spared Bobby Rex Stribling Jr.'s life Saturday for the brutal beating death of Jesup municipal Judge Glenn Thomas Jr. three years ago.The three-man, nine-woman jury sentenced Stribling to life in prison with no possibility...

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Jesup Dolly wins AMPED Music Contest

Rock band Jesup Dolly, with their original song Evangeline, took the top prize in 2012's AMPED: The Augusta Chronicle Music Contest finals...

Bill would let local officials change notice posting

...the reason for requiring newspaper notices in the first place, according to Eric Denty, publisher of the Press-Sentinel in Jesup and president of the Georgia Press Association."Our concern is that you're taking the transparency. You're taking a...

Mr. Rodney Odum (JESUP, Ga.)

JESUP, Ga.- Mr. Rodney Odum, age 53, of Jesup, passed away Dec. 22, 2003. Survivors include his wife, Karla Morris Odum of Jesup and son Andy Odum of Augusta. He was a retired iron worker...

Mr. Rodney Odum (JESUP, Ga.)

JESUP, Ga.- Rodney Odum, 53, of Jesup passed away Dec. 22, 2003. He is survived by his wife, Karla Morris Odum of Jesup; two children, Andy Odum of Augusta and Angee (John) Ammons...

Steven A. Cope (JESUP, GA.)

JESUP, GA. - Steven A. Cope, Sr., died April...Steven, Jr., and Anthony 'Tyler', all of Jesup; mother, Patsy King, of Warrenton, Ga...Cemetery. Rinehart & Sons Funeral Home of Jesup, Ga., is in charge . The Augusta Chronicle-April...