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Suit seeks to halt moving memorials

Suit seeks to halt moving memorials

By RICK NOLTE
Staff Writer
The City of Waycross and three of its commissioners have been named defendants in a civil lawsuit seeking to stop removal of the Confederate memorials in Phoenix Park.

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Suit seeks to halt moving memorials

City letter deadline for statue Saturday

By RICK NOLTE
Staff Writer
Saturday, May 1, is the deadline for the parties with ownership in the Confederate statue and Civil War-era cannon in downtown Waycross to answer the city’s request for the removal of the memorials or risk facing civil action.

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Rams pick Ernest Jones

Rams pick Ernest Jones

Ware County alum is 103rd overall pick

Special to the WJH
COLUMBIA, S.C. — Ernest Jones is off to Los Angeles.
The Rams picked the former Ware County and University of South Carolina linebacker Friday night (April 30) with the 103rd overall selection of the 2021 NFL Draft. The pick was a compensatory selection gained from losing Dante Fowler in free agency last year.

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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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