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Waycross-Ware County, GA
  • Where the Ways Cross

    The Okefenokee area is located in the heart of southeast Georgia and is the gateway to the world-famous Okefenokee Swamp. Waycross, which is the economic hub of the area, received its name from its strategic position—where “ways cross.”

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The Waycross-Ware County Development Authority has decided on a replacement for its interim Director Jim Lenahan, it was announced by Board Chairman Dr. William Clark. Jana Dyke of Sylvester, Ga., is expected to join our community’s economic development team on Jan. 3 and will be bringing 15 years’ experience to the job. Ms. Dyke is winding up her job as director of Sylvester’s Main Street/Downtown Development Authority as she prepares for her new job in Waycross, where she will be tasked...

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The Waycross Ware County Industrial Park, which is adjacent to the airport, was established in 1952. The park is home to over two dozen industries employing more than 2,600 people. The park offers excellent four-lane access to three interstates via US Highway 82 and US Highway 1. CSX Transportation provides rail service to many of the companies in the park and can offer service to most of the remaining sites. Water, sewer, electric power, and natural gas are immediately available in the developed areas of the park.