Head Is Appointed Chief Assistant Public Defender

Craig Head was recently appointed the Chief Assistant of the Waycross Circuit Public Defender’s Office by Joshua Larkey, the Waycross Circuit Public Defender. Head previously served as an Assistant Public Defender in that same office. He is a lifelong resident of Ware...

Credit Cards Stolen In Nahunta Van Break-In Used In Florida

Staff Report A van belonging to a Nahunta Elementary School teacher was entered by force Thursday and the victim’s purse, money and credit cards were stolen, said School Resource Officer Wyatt Blount. The van was parked in front of the gymnasium at the elementary...

Drugs, Weapons In SUV, After Pursuit; Three Jailed

Three people were arrested Wednesday as drugs and weapons charges were filed after a vehicle and foot pursuit in the area of Jamestown Road at Sandy Bottom Road, said Ware County Sheriff Capt. Neil Skerratt. Deputy Zabrae Williams tried to stop a GMC Yukon on...

Rear-Ender Injures One

A driver complained of neck pain following a rear-end collision on the South Georgia Parkway at Victory Drive Tuesday but refused transport for medical examination, said Waycross Police Capt. Benji Hersey. Teresa White, 47, of Waycross, was slightly injured in the...

Suspects Arrested In Drugs Incidents

Ware County lawmen developed two drugs cases and hauled in a couple of suspects in the separate incidents during the weekend, said Ware County Sheriff’s Capt. Neil Skerratt. Deputy Zabrae Williams arrested David Allen Smith, 34, of the 800 block of Lee Avenue after...

Three Suspects Arrested In Douglas Store Robbery

DOUGLAS — Three men believed responsible for an armed robbery at a local business earlier this year have been arrested, one of them from Waycross and the other two from Douglas, said Coffee County Sheriff Doyle Wooten. Willie Bivens, 18, of Douglas, Ikhawn Presley,...