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Rayonier Sued for Alleged Clean Water Act Violations; Altamaha Riverkeeper Says Foul Effluent Discharged into River ... - JESUP, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Altamaha Riverkeeper today filed suit against Rayonier Inc. and Rayonier Performance Fibers LLC, charging violations of the federal Clean Water Act at the company's Jesup, Georgia plant. - Fri, 28 Mar 2014

Lawsuit claims Rayonier violated Clean Water Act - The Altamaha Riverkeeper filed a lawsuit Wednesday against Rayonier Inc. and Rayonier Performance Fibers LLC alleging that discharge into the Altamaha River violates clean water standards. - Wed, 26 Mar 2014

Man killed after being struck by cement truck in Jesup - A 27-year-old man is dead after being hit by a cement truck Thursday afternoon in Wayne County. - Fri, 18 Apr 2014

Jesup firefighter recognized for going above and beyond - Tonight at the city commissioners' meeting, a Jesup firefighter got an extra thank you from his city after saving a life. - Tue, 01 Apr 2014

Jesup firefighter saves woman from burning home - A Jesup firefighter is being hailed a hero after rescuing a woman who was trapped inside a burning home on Tuesday. - Wed, 26 Mar 2014

'Midnight Rider': Sarah Jones' Death Was Preventable, Hairstylist Says - Joyce Gilliard, who was injured by the same train that struck and killed camera assistant Sarah Jones, said on a conference call to mark the release of a report on workplace fatalities that "conscious decisions" should have been made to ensure crew members were safe. read more - Wed, 23 Apr 2014

Superior Ratings At Large Group Performance Evaluation For VMS Bands - The Valdosta Middle School seventh grade concert band and eight grade symphonic band performed at the annual District 8 Large Group Performance Evaluation on Thursday, March 13, and again on Friday, March 14, 2014. - Wed, 26 Mar 2014

Federal sentence reduced for North Charleston businessman convicted of illegally exporting goods to Iran - A North Charleston businessman federally convicted of illegally exporting goods to Iran will not spend as much time in prison as originally sentenced. - Tue, 22 Apr 2014

Obituary list for Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - Obituaries for Wednesday, April 23, 2014. - Wed, 23 Apr 2014

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'Midnight Rider' Star Pulls Out of Movie After Fatal Accident - Variety - Jones was killed and seven others were injured when a train unexpectedly came down the tracks as the crew was at the bridge trestle during shooting the sequence, being shot in a rural area near Jesup, Ga. Recent reports that Director Randall Miller and ... - Wed, 23 Apr 2014

Labor Dept. office here is closing - Jesup Press Sentinel - Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler confirmed Friday that the Labor Department office in Jesup will be shutting its doors in mid-June. The current lease extends through the end of June. “The decision's made based purely on budget necessities ... - Wed, 23 Apr 2014

Big Ten Football: 10 Freshmen Who Will Steal a Starting Spot in Fall Camp - Bleacher Report - Spring football is all but over in the Big Ten, with only Iowa, Michigan State and Rutgers left to put their teams out for the public to see. One thing most watch for in spring ball is how the youngsters are looking, and in 2014 there is no shortage of ... - Wed, 23 Apr 2014

Federal sentence reduced for North Charleston businessman convicted of ... - Charleston Post Courier - Baghdasarian is currently housed in a prison in Jesup, Ga. With the new sentence, the court recommended to the Bureau of Prisons that he be housed at a prison in Montgomery, Ala., or Edgefield, according to court records. Baghdasarian is expected to be ... - Tue, 22 Apr 2014

'Midnight Rider' Accident: Hair Stylist Says 'Conscious Decisions' Should Have ... - Hollywood Reporter - The staffer on the Gregg Allman biopic suffered a compound fracture and recalled what happened to her and Sarah Jones on a trestle in Jesup, Ga. on Feb. 20. "We had no time to get off the tracks to safety," Gilliard said, despite crew members saying ... - Wed, 23 Apr 2014

Randall Bramblett's Bright Spots - - The Georgia native, who sings and plays the piano and saxophone, has performed with the likes of Chuck Leavell, Steve Winwood, Widespread Panic and Warren Haynes. ... We didn't have guitar teachers or even sax teachers in Jesup. Piano was the ... - Mon, 21 Apr 2014

'Midnight Rider' Investigation: Sheriff Will Leave Question of Criminal ... - Variety - The sequence, being shot in a rural area near Jesup, Ga., involved putting a hospital bed on the tracks. Carter said that one of the reasons that they are not pursuing their own criminal charges is the unusual nature of the incident, including ... - Tue, 15 Apr 2014

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