Voting, qualifying have fast start

Voting, qualifying have fast start

Staff ReportEarly voting and qualifying got off to a busy start Monday, March 2, as a total of 59 people had cast ballots by early afternoon, said Lorie Williams, of the Ware County Board of Elections and Registration. Qualifying Monday on the Republican ticket, were...

Ware detectives arrest 6 in racketeering case

Ware detectives arrest 6 in racketeering case By MYRA THRIFT Staff Writer Six people were arrested last week and charged with various crimes including financial identity fraud, theft, and forgery in connection with an extensive ongoing investigation, said Ware County...

Wednesday February 19, 2020

Walker earns Jacobson award Former Pierce educator, community servant 70th annual honoree By MYRA THRIFT Staff Writer A woman who truly personifies the meaning of brotherhood through her generosity toward others, her compassion for her fellow man and her active deeds...

Wednesday February 12, 2020

GBI probes deaths in husband-wife dispute By Staff Writer An apparent domestic dispute between a husband and wife in the Waycross-Ware County Industrial Park Friday, February 7, led to what authorities believe was a murder-suicide. The Georgia Bureau of...

Wednesday February 5, 2020

Kemp has busy day in area Governor talks education at dedication for the new PCHS By RICK NOLTE Staff Writer BEARVILLE — Local, state and national officials praised Pierce County’s past educational administrators and community for having an eye toward the future...

Wednesday January 29, 2020

Outdoor alcohol OK’d for festivals By RICK NOLTE, Staff Writer Staff Alcoholic beverages are coming to the streets of Waycross — at least in limited form. The City Commission passed an ordinance Tuesday, January 21, to allow the consumption of alcohol in a designated...