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Pandemic prophets miss mark

Pandemic prophets miss mark

City, county weather coronavirus financial storm well

By RICK NOLTE
Staff Writer
At this time a year ago, China Agu, Finance Director for the City of Waycross, and Beverly Harrell, her counterpart for Ware County, were trying to navigate a state-predicted 11 percent decrease in revenue because of the economic impact from the coronavirus pandemic.

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County OKs $43.1 million budget

County OKs $43.1 million budget

By MYRA THRIFT
Staff Writer
Ware County commissioners unanimously approved the Fiscal Year 2021-22 budget of $43.1 million Monday during the regular monthly meeting.

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Bears Stadium being prepped for synthetic surface

Bears Stadium being prepped for synthetic surface

By RICK HEAD
Publisher
BEARVILLE — It’s been nearly 40 years since Bears’ Stadium was erected and grass sowed in the turf.
The facility is now getting a well-deserved facelift with renovations expected to start in late August or early September, according to Maintenance Director for Pierce County Schools Harbin Farr.

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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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