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City police probe weekend murders

City police probe weekend murders

By MYRA THRIFT
Staff Writer
The Waycross Police Department is investigating two murders that occurred over the weekend, the first murders of 2020 according to Waycross Police Chief Tommy Cox.

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Ware County vote official; turnout tops 62%

Ware County vote official; turnout tops 62%

By RICK NOLTE
Staff Writer
Ware County Board of Elections Supervisor Carlos Nelson is breathing easier these days, the 2020 General Election staged in the midst of a coronavirus pandemic behind him and his staff with all the votes official.

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Ware County swats away Yellow Jackets

Ware County swats away Yellow Jackets

By RICK NOLTE
Staff Writer
JESUP — It’s time for high school football teams to be playing their best if they expect to survive very long in the playoffs.
Ware County certainly looked the part Friday night in sailing past Wayne County 42-7 at Jaycee Stadium. The third-ranked Gators were impressive on both sides of the ball and on special teams in the Region 1-AAAAA match to close the season 8-1 overall and 3-1 in the region.
Ware County had 395 yards of total offense while allowing the Yellow Jackets (3-7, 1-3) 219.

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WEATHER OUTLOOK

Republican Party to hold Precinct Caucus meetings, County convention

The Ware County Republican Party will convene Precinct Caucus on March 21, 2020, at 9 a.m., and meetings to elect Delegates and Alternates to the Ware County Republican Party Convention at the Jury Assembly Room, Ware County Courthouse, located at 800 Church Street, Waycross. All Ware County residents who are legally registered to vote on or before the date of the Precinct Caucus Meetings, and who believe in the principles of the Republican Party are urged to participate in this process. The Ware County Republican Party Convention will convene at 10 am. on March 21, 2020, at the Jury Assembly Room in the Ware County Courthouse, 800 Church Street, for the purpose of: (1) electing...

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