Tire-Inflating Accident Hurts Blackshear Man

BLACKSHEAR — A Blackshear man was seriously injured Wednesday in a freak, work-related accident as an over-sized tire blew up while he was putting air in it, said Pierce County Sheriff Ramsey Bennett. Thomas Westberry was taken by helicopter to UF Health Jacksonville,...

August 22, 2019

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Wednesday August 21, 2019

Commission OKs Cox As Police Chief By RICK NOLTE, Staff Writer Tommy Cox realized a lifelong dream Tuesday evening. The Waycross native became the city’s Police Chief by a unanimous vote of the Waycross City Commission at its bi-monthly meeting in City Hall. Cox, who...

Drugs Are Found At Two Blackshear Traffic Stops

BLACKSHEAR — Two people were jailed in Pierce County Monday on charges of possession of illegal drugs during two separate traffic stops, said Chief Chris Wright. Austin Aldridge, 18, of Blackshear, was arrested at 9:46 p.m. after he was found walking in the middle of...

August 21, 2019

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