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In memory of Pernell Robets

Posted by on May 4, 2016 in News | Comments Off on In memory of Pernell Robets

In memory of Pernell Robets

The City of Waycross & Pernell Roberts Fan Club, request the pleasure of your presence at the renaming & park dedication of the Pernell Roberts Memorial Park.

Roberts was born in 1928 in Waycross, Georgia, the only child of Pernell Elven Roberts, Sr. (1907–1980), a Dr Pepper salesman, and Minnie (Betty) Myrtle Morgan Roberts (1910–1988). During his high school years, Pernell played the horn, acted in school and church plays and sang in local USO shows. He attended, but did not graduate from, Georgia Tech. Enlisting in 1946, he served for two years in the United States Marine Corps. He played the tuba and horn in the Marine Corps Band, and he was also skilled at playing the sousaphone and percussion. He later attended, also without graduating, the University of Maryland, where he had his first exposure to acting in classical theatre. He appeared in four productions while a student, including Othello and Antigone, but left school to act in summer stock.

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Satilla River Fishing Contest

Posted by on Apr 15, 2016 in News | Comments Off on Satilla River Fishing Contest

Satilla River Fishing Contest

Satilla Riverkeeper is pleased to announce the A.J. Strickland “King of the River” Satilla River Fishing Tournament, to be held on May 7, 2016 with weigh in hosted at Tindall Enterprises in Blackshear, GA. “We are thrilled to be bringing this tournament back again for the second year” said Ashby Nix Worley, Satilla Riverkeeper. “It’s a great way to celebrate the Satilla River with the community and recognize the the bounty and beauty that our Satilla River has to offer”. Registration opens on March 22nd at noon and closes at 5pm the day before the event. Adult registration is $25 and youth under 16 years old fish for free. All fish caught by fishing pole the day of the tournament from anywhere on the Satilla....

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Movie in the Park

Posted by on Apr 15, 2016 in News | Comments Off on Movie in the Park

Movie in the Park

As part of the GA Cities week, . Waycross is holding a Movie in the Park. . Friday April 22nd . We will be showing Finding Nemo, so bring your lawn chairs and lets have fun....

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Veteran Benefit Workshop

Posted by on Apr 15, 2016 in News | Comments Off on Veteran Benefit Workshop

Veteran Benefit Workshop

As part of the GA Cities week, . Waycross is holding a Veteran Benefit Workshop. . Friday April 22nd . Visit the City Auditorium & support our veterans....

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Employee Appreciation Day

Posted by on Apr 15, 2016 in News | Comments Off on Employee Appreciation Day

Employee Appreciation Day

As part of the GA Cities week, . Waycross is holding an Employee Appreciation Day. . Thursday April 21st . During 12 noon and 2:00pm the City Hall will be closed that day....

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Honoring Centenarians

Posted by on Apr 15, 2016 in News | Comments Off on Honoring Centenarians

Honoring Centenarians

As part of the GA Cities week, . Waycross is Honoring Centenarians. . Wednesday April 20th . Are you older than 75 years of age, then come along to this free event honoring our Centenarians....

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