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City of Waycross is going mobile!

Posted by on May 26, 2017 in News | Comments Off on City of Waycross is going mobile!

City of Waycross is going mobile!

We are excited to launch WAYX 311, a new mobile app for you to submit service requests such as Missed Garbage, Missed Yard Waste, Free 5 Item Pickup, and much more through your smartphone or web browser. As a resident of City of Waycross, you can also access important local government information through in-app tools like FAQs and much more. City of Waycross staff will have the ability to comment on service requests and provide you with real-time updates. With the new app, residents in the City of Waycross now have an easier channel to engage with the City of Waycross, gain greater insights into the issues in their community, and see quickly how the City of Waycross is working to solve them. To get started, download WAYX 311 today by visiting the App Store (Apple) or Google Play (Android) and searching for WAYX 311. To submit your request online, visit the City of Waycross’s website and select the Service Requests button on the home page. Let us know what else you’d like to see in your official WAYX 311 app! Send all questions and feedback to Carlos Jaime...

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Ware County General Election Details

Posted by on Nov 9, 2016 in News | Comments Off on Ware County General Election Details

Ware County General Election Details

Take a look at the local Election Graphs More Details

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City Hall Closer / Re-open / Additional Information

Posted by on Oct 7, 2016 in News | Comments Off on City Hall Closer / Re-open / Additional Information

City Hall Closer / Re-open / Additional Information

City Hall is currently closed City Hall will re-open on Monday, October 10th at 8:00am Waycross/Ware Information Line Waycross/Ware Evacuation Site Waycross Middle School Waycross/Ware Evacuation Site for Animals Okefenokee Fair Grounds   For a PDF file with more info please click here

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Major Hurricane Matthew is still expected to move DANGEROUSLY CLOSE

Posted by on Oct 6, 2016 in News | Comments Off on Major Hurricane Matthew is still expected to move DANGEROUSLY CLOSE

Major Hurricane Matthew is still expected to move DANGEROUSLY CLOSE

Major Hurricane Matthew is still expected to move DANGEROUSLY CLOSE the Florida First Coast and Southeast Georgia Coast Friday through Friday night into Saturday with confidence quite high of significant damaging impacts from Matthew. Impacts are still expected to be greatest east of I-95, based on the latest forecast. Potential impacts become more significant wobbles a little west of forecast such that the hurricane makes landfall in or near our area. Strong and damaging hurricane force winds are expected. Strong hurricane conditions are possible over neighboring inland counties, especially if a more westward nudge in track. Destructive, even deadly, coastal storm tide inundation in concert with extremely high, destructive surf is probable with Major Hurricane Matthew. Heavy rainfall amounts to 5-10 inches with isolated amounts of greater than a foot are forecast, which can produce fresh water flooding. Flood Watch is issued for all SE Georgia and NE Florida coastal counties… and the neighboring interior Florida counties of Clay and Putnam. Preparations should be completed through the day today. Residents and visitors are urged to heed the advice of local emergency officials. Isolated tornadoes with initial outer rainbands. For a PDF file with more info please click here You can also visit the link below (click the image) for any news, it is brought to you by Ware County CERT and has a lot of information and has alerts for everything such as fire or...

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Notice of Property Tax Increase

Posted by on Sep 20, 2016 in News | Comments Off on Notice of Property Tax Increase

The Mayor and City Commissioners of the City of Waycross have tentatively adopted a millage rate which will require an increase in property taxes by .007 percent. All concerned citizens are invited to the public hearing on this tax increase to be held at City Hall in the commission chambers on Tuesday September 27, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. Additional public hearings on this proposed tax increase will be held at City Hall in the commission chambers on October 3, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. The tentative increase will result in a millage rate of 10.998 mills, an increase of .007 mills. Without this tentative tax increase, the millage rate will be no more than 10.991 mills. The proposed tax increase for a home with a fair market value of $100,000 is approximately .28 cents and the proposed tax increase for nonhomestead property with a fair market value of $75,000 is approximately .21 cents. Click the above table to make it larger if you need...

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Business Retention and Expansion

Posted by on May 5, 2016 in News | Comments Off on Business Retention and Expansion

Business Retention and Expansion

The City of Waycross and Ware County would like to cordially invite you to a breakfast meeting on the topic of business retention and expansion. This meeting will be held at the Historic City Auditorium on May 11th at 7:30am. Guest speakers include the Georgia Department of Economic Development, the Georgia Department of Community Affairs, Georgia Power, the Georgia Department of Labor, Coastal Pines Technical College and the Waycross-Ware County Chamber of Commerce. This breakfast is intended to be extremely informative and will include detailed information on a number of programs and incentives such as customized training programs, tax credits available for both new and existing companies, access to both capital and state grants as well as federal worker grants.     Please send your RSVP to Sharon Radford at 912-287-2944. Each business or industry will be offered a table of up to 8...

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