Friday Feb 28
'Vampire Diaries': Fans Tweet About Sarah Jones Tribute
The show paid tribute to Sarah during the Feb. 27 episode and the simple yet emotional message has resonated with fans all over the country.
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Friday Feb 28
Grammy winner puts his true work in S.J.'s reach
Tribbett, who's been singing gospel music - he liked "garage gospel" as a description - professionally for 10 years, had won his first two Grammy Awards.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
J.D. Dunn is Kiwanian of the Year
Statesboro Kiwanis members celebrated the civic club's 54th anniversary Thursday by honoring several, including member J.D. Dunn, who was named Kiwanian of the Year.
The Florida Times-Union
Greg Allman film shelved after film crew member dies on train tracks in Jesup, officials say
Filmmakers have shelved production on a movie about the life of Gregg Allman a week after a freight train killed one crew member and injured seven others, a Savannah city official said Thursday.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Canadian Directors Urge On-Set Safety After U.S. Film Worker's Death
The tragic on-set train track death of Sarah Jones while shooting the Gregg Allman biopic Midnight Rider has prompted the Directors Guild of Canada to call for restrictions on location shooting over reckless disregard for worker safety.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
The Coastal Courier
Club hears about bone health
Representatives from the Bone and Joint Institute of South Georgia were the featured guests at the Feb. 4 Goldenheirs meeting at First Baptist Church in Hinesville.
Nina Dobrev & 'Vampire Diaries' Cast Mourn Crew Member's Tragic Death
Tragedy hit the set of 'The Vampire Diaries' on Feb. 20, when beloved crew member Sarah Jones was killed in a train accident while filming a movie in Jesup, Georgia.
OSCARS: Production Community Rallying To Add 'Midnight Rider' Crew Member To In Memoriam Tribute
A campaign to include Midnight Rider camera assistant Sarah Jones in this weekend's Oscars In Memoriam tribute is gaining traction online, but time will tell if the Academy will acknowledge the increasingly vocal outcry within the production community to her tragic death.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Report: Film company was denied access to track
The accident occured on this train trestle, over the Altamaha River near Doctortown Road in Wayne County, about 70 minutes southwest of Savannah.
'Midnight Rider' Train Death Investigation Ongoing; IATSE Local 600 Issues Statement
Thursday's shocking train collision that left camera assistant Sarah Jones dead and several others injured on the set of Open Road's Midnight Rider is still under investigation in Jesup, Georgia outside of Savannah.
The Daily Record
Celebrity odds and ends
With nearly every joke substituted for a new one, "Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues" will return to movie theaters for one week.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Film crew making Gregg Allman biopic hit by train; 1 killed, 7 hurt
JESUP, Ga.- A movie crew was working on train tracks without permission from the railroad when a freight train crashed into the production team and its equipment, killing one and injuring seven others, a sheriff's investigator said Friday.
Officials: Crew hit by train wasn't to be on track
An eviction hearing at an American Indian tribal headquarters in Northern California turned deadly as a woman who once served as a tribal leader allegedly opened fire, killing four people and critically wounding... The mother of a woman who was shot to death during an eviction meeting at the headquarters of a California Indian tribe says her ... (more)
'Midnight Rider' staffer killed by train in Wayne
A camera assistant was killed in Wayne County Thursday afternoon when a freight train struck and killed her on the set of the Gregg Allman biopic "Midnight Rider," sources confirm to Variety.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Peaches to the Beaches Yard Sale in March
Wanted Vendors & Spendors for the 10th Annual Peaches to the Beaches Yard Sale to be held March 14 & 15, 2014 along US Hwy 341 from Barnesville to Jesup, GA.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Wayne County Chamber of Commerce holds meeting
There was a sellout crowd for the luncheon meeting of the Wayne County Chamber of Commerce in the C. Paul Scott Polytech Building at Altamaha Tech.
Sun Feb 16, 2014
GDOT to hold open house on proposed widening of Ga. SR 144
The Georgia Department of Transportation is looking for the public's input on the proposed widening of Georgia State Route 144 from Timber Trail Road to south of Belfast River Road in Bryan County.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
Shane Clinton is Camden County's MOST wanted
Shane Clinton, 44, is wanted in Camden County for failing to appear in court on charges of possession of controlled substance, possession of drug related objects, possession of firearm in commission of a felony and theft by receiving stolen property.
Tue Feb 11, 2014
Waynea s Sanders chooses Florida after UGA offer cools
One of the wilder scenarios this past cycle occurred in Jesup. Four-star wide receiver Krenwick Sanders committed to Georgia on Nov. 29, 2012.