Prison baseballs had drugs inside

...court Tuesday to placing marijuana and other contraband in baseballs and throwing them over the fence at the federal prison in Jesup. The balls were loaded with marijuana, tobacco and a cell phone intended for an inmate, an FBI agent testified before Chief...

Fire damages south Georgia town

JESUP, Ga.-- A Monday night fire destroyed...the city's main thoroughfares.All of Jesup and Wayne County firefighters battled the...third was overcome briefly by the heat, Jesup Fire Chief Gene Lane said."This one will...

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...

Glynn County wants its historic table back

...Three Rivers Regional Library Director, had it hauled off to Jesup when Glynn County evicted her and her staff.Kean resigned...other furnishings that are now at Three Rivers' headquarters in Jesup.The Three Rivers office is in a former school tucked away...

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...

Esther T. McKinley (JESUP, Ga.)

JESUP, Ga. - Mrs. Esther McKinley entered into...time resident of Augusta before moving to Jesup. She was a member of Macedonia Baptist Church...Survivors include, Barbara Douglas, niece, Jesup and many godchildren, other relatives and...