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...

Wednesday December 4, 2019

Pearl Harbor attack spurred his military service ‘It made me want to fight,’ says Waycross Marine By MYRA THRIFT Staff Writer Raymond Strickland was like most other able-bodied young men in the United States in the days following the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on...

Wednesday November 27, 2019

Two accidents claim lives Two people died in separate accidents involving vehicles last week in Ware County. A Stone Mountain, Ga., man was killed Friday evening, November 22 when the van he was driving was struck by a southbound CSX train at the Wacona Drive railroad...

Wednesday November 20, 2019

On a missionary mission Ware native, husband training Nicaraguans for service By MYRA THRIFT, Staff Writer Don and Barbara Johnson, founders of “Youth With a Mission” are back home telling churches and other organizations about their mission and helping to raise funds...

Wednesday November 13, 2019

Small turnout nixes SPLOST Tough budget decisions ahead for city, county governments By MYRA THRIFT Staff Writer Waycross and Ware County’s hopes for the passage of the continuation of the 2014 Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax have been halted by a small group...

Wednesday November 6, 2019

Teen’s threat locks down WCHS Teacher in Patterson Coastal Pines GED classroom overheard student Staff Report Ware County High School was placed on lockdown as a result of what officials termed “an outside threat,” and lawmen took the responsible person into custody...