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With offensive stars back, Burke County could be a tough out in playoffs

...County's slate includes North Augusta, Washington County and fellow Class AAAA power Griffin.A nine-point loss to Wayne County pushed the Bears to the region's second seed, so Burke County wants to right that and get a No. 1 spot for the postseason...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/football/2015-08-20/offensive-st
Another probation company hit with civil rights lawsuit

...Brinson, who has been held in a Wayne County jail for more than a month because...he or she is indigent, neither Wayne County State Court nor the newly enacted...percent of all misdemeanor cases. In Wayne County, the poverty rate is 22.7 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-07-23/another-probation-comp
Former Virginia QB Greyson Lambert transferring to UGA

...and would be immediately eligible to play."He's expecting to come in and play," said Jody Grooms, his coach at Wayne County High School in Jesup, Ga."Go Dawgs!" Lambert tweeted Wednesday afternoon with a graphic featuring a Georgia state...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-06-03/former-virginia-qb-greyso
Richt says UGA still recruiting quarterback transfer

...who would have needed an SEC waiver to transfer due to an academic suspension earlier in his career.Lambert, out of Wayne County High in Jesup, Ga., started nine games last season at Virginia, including a 35-10 loss at Georgia Tech when...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-02/richt-says-uga-still-recruit
Detroit-area man is sentenced for blow that killed soccer referee

...you've come to personify all that's wrong with many people's belief about the escalation of violence in sports," Wayne County Judge Thomas Cameron told him.The victim's sisters and mother referred to Bieniewicz as a selfless son and sibling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-03-13/detroit-area-man-sen
Director of Gregg Allman film pleads guilty in train crash death; charges dropped against wife

...plea was accepted, Miller followed a sheriff's deputy from the courtroom to begin his two-year sentence at the Wayne County jail. He also agreed to serve an additional eight years on probation and pay a $20,000 fine.Miller's attorney...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-03-09/director-gregg-allman-
Allman film director calls train crash 'my responsibility'

...to charges of involuntary manslaughter and criminal trespassing. A judge sentenced him to two years in jail in rural Wayne County, where 27-year-old Sarah Jones, of Atlanta, died in the train crash Feb. 20, 2014. Six others also were injured...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-21/allman-film-director-calls-tr
Across Georgia

...crash last year that killed a camera assistant and injured six other crew members. Hillary Schwartz, an assistant director on Midnight Rider, was convicted of involuntary manslaughter and criminal trespassing in Wayne County Superior Court.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-10/across-georgia
Allman filmmakers to stand trial in Georgia train crash that killed camera assistant

...prosecuted for deaths on their sets. A jury in rural Wayne County will have to decide if the train collision that killed...Jury selection is scheduled to start Monday morning in Wayne County Superior Court, about 70 miles southwest of Savannah...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-03-07/allman-filmmakers-stan
Gayle Page

...Williams Page, age 69, passed away Wednesday, March 18, 2015 in Augusta. Mrs. Page was born January 21, 1946 in Wayne County to the late Otis Felton Williams and the late Odine Dudley Williams. She was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174433463