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City seeks memorial suit dismissal

City seeks memorial suit dismissal

By RICK NOLTE
Staff Writer
It could be days, weeks or longer than a month for any court decision on the future of the Confederate memorials in Phoenix Park in downtown Waycross.
That was the bottom line from a hearing Wednesday, June 9, in Ware County Superior Court on a lawsuit naming the city and three of its commissioners as defendants over the possible removal of the statue and accompanying Civil War-era cannon.

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Billups new election chair

Billups new election chair

By RICK NOLTE
Staff Writer
Former Waycross Mayor Clarence Billups was sworn in Friday, June 3, as chairman of the Ware County Board of Elections and Registration.

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Trull, Jeffers are Evann Todd Memorial Scholarship recipients

Trull, Jeffers are Evann Todd Memorial Scholarship recipients

Staff ReportWare County senior softball players Avien Trull and Savannah Jeffers have been named scholarship recipients through the Southeast Georgia Softball/Baseball Memorial Fund.The Lady Gators’ softball program is naming the scholarship “The Evann Todd Memorial...

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