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Police survey finds most heed mask law

Police survey finds most heed mask law

By RICK NOLTE
Staff Writer
It appears Waycross is heeding the official call of the City Commission to wear masks in public places.
A non-scientific check of people in and around city businesses by members of the Waycross Police Department the past couple of weeks says citizens are following the ordinance the commission enacted a month ago.

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Ware school board nixes mask mandate

Ware school board nixes mask mandate

By MYRA THRIFT
Staff Writer

After hearing public comments from both sides of the issue, one person imploring the board to adopt a mask requirement, the other adamantly opposed saying it should be an individual decision, members of the Ware County Board of Education voted 4-3 against a motion that would require all students, staff, and others on school property to wear masks at all times.

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Gators knock-off ‘The Hill’ in Top 10 matchup

Gators knock-off ‘The Hill’ in Top 10 matchup

WCHS seeks Friday night foe after Baldwin High cancellation

By VERNON WILLIS
Staff Writer

A Ware County Gators running game, already struggling to establish an identity and consistency, took a hit last week when the Gators learned that they will be without Cartavious Norton, their leading returning rusher, for the next six weeks.

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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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