City arrests 7 on cocaine charges

City arrests 7 on cocaine charges

Staff ReportThe Waycross Police Department’s Special Operations Section, along with the WPD Uniformed Patrol Unit, executed a searched warrant around 6:55 p.m. Thursday, July 23, at a house in the 1100 block of McDonald Street where seven people were arrested on...
Ware County begins mandatory five-day acclimation

Ware County begins mandatory five-day acclimation

By RICK HEAD Publisher Football is officially underway as schools across the state began the mandated five-day acclimation period Monday. Ware County head coach Jason Strickland welcomed over 100 players to practice after the Georgia High School Association (GHSA)...

Patricia Ann Yarbrough Peacock

BLACKSHEAR — Patricia Ann Yarbrough Peacock, 84, of Blackshear, passed away Sunday morning, July 19, 2020, at Baptist Village Retirement Communities following an extended illness. Born January 12, 1936, in Miami, Florida, she was a daughter of the late James Earl Yarbrough and Mildred Poore Yarbrough Phillips. Mrs. Peacock was a 1953 graduate of Miami Jackson High School. She lived in Ormond Beach, Florida, for several years before moving to Pierce County in 1966. She was a housewife and mother.

John Buford ‘J.B.’ Roundtree

HOMERVILLE — John “J.B.” Buford Roundtree, 85, passed away Sunday, July 19, 2020, at his home, surrounded by his loving family, following an extended illness. Roundtree was born January 10, 1935, in Pierce County, Georgia, to the late Buford Roundtree and Susie Lilly...

Dorothy Caroline ‘Dottie’ Lewis

WAYCROSS — Dorothy Caroline “Dottie” Lewis, 90, died Wednesday morning, July 22, 2020, at Baptist Village Retirement Communities after an extended illness. She was born in Warsaw, North Carolina, but lived most of her life in Waycross. Mrs. Lewis retired from Pic-N-Save after more than 25 years and was a member of Kettle Lewis Creek Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, John Faison Mathis Sr. and Nora Kelly Crawford; two sons, Steven Kip Lewis and Mark Darrel Lewis; grandson, Terry Mercer Jr.; brother, John F. Mathis Jr.; nephew, Ricky Lee Mathis; and best friends, Annette Justice, and Ann Mercer.