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Movie to shoot at city, county locations

Movie to shoot at city, county locations

By RICK NOLTE
Staff Writer
Hollywood is coming to Waycross and Ware County.
A handful of scenes from the movie, “Wash Me in the River” will be filmed locally early next month, according to Randall Emmett, co-founder and chairman of Emmett/Furla/Oasis Films. The film’s director said the actors and crew will be in the area about a week, including three days of shooting in the city and elsewhere in Ware County along with one location in Douglas.

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Vaccine available in area for 65-up

Vaccine available in area for 65-up

Special to the WJH
The Southeast Health District has started scheduling appointments for those in the expanded definition of Phase 1A for the coronavirus vaccine.
The top-tiered vaccination is defined as healthcare workers in clinical settings, staff and residents of long-term care facilities, all law enforcement and fire personnel as well as adults aged 65-older (and their caregivers) as applicable.

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Ware officials ready for challenges of 2021

Ware officials ready for challenges of 2021

By MYRA THRIFT
Staff Writer
Ware County’s new Commission Chairman Elmer Thrift is eager for the new year to begin so he can start to bring his ideas to the people of Waycross and Ware County, hoping for lots of communication with the citizens and close cooperation with Waycross City Commission members and other officials.
Thrift was given the oath of office Monday, December 28 by retiring Ware County State Court Judge Doug Gibson.

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