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City arrests 7 on cocaine charges

City arrests 7 on cocaine charges

Staff ReportThe Waycross Police Department’s Special Operations Section, along with the WPD Uniformed Patrol Unit, executed a searched warrant around 6:55 p.m. Thursday, July 23, at a house in the 1100 block of McDonald Street where seven people were arrested on...

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Ware to reveal school plan on Friday

Ware to reveal school plan on Friday

By RICK NOLTTE
Staff Writer

Ware County will release how it will open its school system this fall at 3 p.m. Friday, July 24, Superintendent Bert Smith said last week during an informational meeting on the upcoming school year.
The meeting was held Thursday, July 16, virtually on the system’s YouTube channel with as many as 942 viewers joining in during the 35-minute session. Smith was joined by Board President Dee Meadows as well as other administrators in the system.

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Property tax increase possible in city

Property tax increase possible in city

Staff Writer
Property taxes could be rising in Waycross as a result of higher prices of recently sold properties, a news release from the city said.
The proposed increase is 3.22 percent over the rollback millage rate. As an example, a home with a fair market value of $100,000 would see an increase of approximately $14.80 in the tax bill with a non-homestead property of $125,000 seeing an anticipated hike of $18.50.

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