Wednesday January 15, 2020

James, new panel begin work By RICK NOLTE, Staff Writer Now that’s a debut. Dr. Michael-Angelo James was greeted by an overflow crowd at City Hall on Tuesday, January 7 for his first City Commission meeting as Mayor of Waycross. Citizens and well-wishers occupied...

Wednesday January 08, 2020

Strickland takes Commission seat City clerk among vacant posts following Dinkins’ departure By MYRA THRIFT, Staff Writer StaffWriter Henry Strickland officially joined the Waycross City Commission on Monday evening, January 6, after being sworn in at the outset of the...

Wednesday January 01, 2020

Election chief votes for retirement Gillis leaving Ware County post after 41 years By MYRA THRIFT, Staff Writer Staff Writer Sometimes retirement comes with a heavy heart, other times it’s a blessing to be enjoyed. Betty Gillis, supervisor of Ware County Board of...

Wednesday December 25, 2019

Chamber offers holiday cheer Visitors mingle while others treat themselves to the buffet as youngsters offer Christmas carols from the balcony above on Thursday, December 19 during the Waycross Chamber of Commerce’s Business After Hours held at Waycross Bank &...

Wednesday December 18, 2019

Do not pass GO, do not collect $200 You can be local real estate mogul with Waycross Monopoly version By MYRA THRIFT, Staff Writer Who wouldn’t want a board game named after their hometown? The folks in Atlantic City have been happy to have the game of Monopoly based...

Wednesday December 11, 2019

Strickland wins commission runoff By MYRA THRIFT, Staff Writer Political newcomer Henry Strickland was the winner of the race for the District 5 sat on the Waycross City Commission, collecting 181 votes in the Tuesday, December 3 runoff with Alvin Nelson. Strickland...