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City woman charged after shooting, chase

City woman charged after shooting, chase

By MYRA THRIFT
Staff Writer
A shooting early Friday morning, February 19, resulted in the wounding of one man and the arrest of a woman after a high-speed, vehicle chase in Ware County and Waycross and a three-hour standoff with authorities.

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Lights, camera, action …

Lights, camera, action …

Crew set to begin filming movie scenes later this week

By RICK NOLTE
Staff Writer
The company producing “Wash Me in the River” arrived in Waycross Sunday and will shoot scenes for the movie later this week in and around Waycross, Ware County and Douglas.

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Lady Gators go to Dutchtown after finishing fourth in region tournament

Lady Gators go to Dutchtown after finishing fourth in region tournament

Staff Report
WARNER ROBINS — Ware County’s Lady Gators earned a Class 5A state berth and will occupy the fourth spot from Region 1 following a 1-2 mark in the tournament.
The Lady Gators (9-11), who have lost six of their last eight games, opened on the road Tuesday, February 23 at Region 4 champion Dutchtown (19-8).
The Lady Bulldogs, who entered their region tourney as the third seed, beat Eagles’ Landing 39-36 in the finals.
Dutchtown, winners of three straight, entered the tournament on a three-game losing streak following a season-best eight-game winning streak. Dutchtown is led by senior point guard Paige Lyons, who averages 17.5 points, 3.9 steals,

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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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