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News Headlines

Pandemic prophets miss mark

Pandemic prophets miss mark

City, county weather coronavirus financial storm well

By RICK NOLTE
Staff Writer
At this time a year ago, China Agu, Finance Director for the City of Waycross, and Beverly Harrell, her counterpart for Ware County, were trying to navigate a state-predicted 11 percent decrease in revenue because of the economic impact from the coronavirus pandemic.

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County OKs $43.1 million budget

County OKs $43.1 million budget

By MYRA THRIFT
Staff Writer
Ware County commissioners unanimously approved the Fiscal Year 2021-22 budget of $43.1 million Monday during the regular monthly meeting.

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Bears Stadium being prepped for synthetic surface

Bears Stadium being prepped for synthetic surface

By RICK HEAD
Publisher
BEARVILLE — It’s been nearly 40 years since Bears’ Stadium was erected and grass sowed in the turf.
The facility is now getting a well-deserved facelift with renovations expected to start in late August or early September, according to Maintenance Director for Pierce County Schools Harbin Farr.

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