Ware County

Directory of Elected Officials

Office

Ware County

Directory of Elected Officials 

OFFICE

State Senate (District 7)

Tyler Harper (R) Term Expires 12/31/2024
301-B Coverdell Legislative Office Building, Atlanta, GA  30334
404-463-5263

House Representative (District 174)

John Corbett (R) Term Expires 12/31/2022
508-D CLOB
18 Capitol Square, Atlanta, GA 30334
912-656-0213

House Representative (District 176)

James Burchett (R) Term Expires 12/31/2022
504-C CLOB
18 Capitol Square, Atlanta, GA 30334
912-656-0116

House Representative (District 180)

Steven Sainz (R) Term Expires 12/31/2022
501-F CLOB
18 Capitol Square, Atlanta, GA 30334
912-656-0177

Ware County Board of Commissioners

Ware County Administration Building
305 Oak Street, Waycross, GA 31501
912-287-4300

Chairman Elmer Thrift (R) Term Expires 12/31/2024
District 1 Leonard Burse, Jr. (R) Term Expires 12/31/2022
District 2 Jerry Pope (R) Term Expires 12/31/2024
District 3 Anthony ‘Tony’ Tanner (R) Term Expires 11/03/2021
District 4 Steve Barnard, Sr. (R) Term Expires 12/31/2024

Sheriff

Carl James (R) Term Expires 03/16/2021
Ware County Sheriff’s Office
3487 Harris Road, Waycross, GA 31503
912-287-4326

Tax Commissioner

Roger Collins (R) Term Expires 12/31/2024
Ware County Administration Building
305 Oak Street, Waycross, GA 31501
912-287-4305

Coroner

Atha Lucas (R) Term Expires 12/31/2024

Board of Education

Ware County Board of Education
1301 Bailey Street, Waycross, GA 31501

District 1 Alesia Nelson Term Expires 12/31/2024
District 2 Karen Ethridge Term Expires 12/31/2024
District 3 Edward Tyre Term Expires 12/31/2024
District 4 Rusty Ganas – Vice-Chair Term Expires 12/31/2022
District 5 Denton Dial Term Expires 12/31/2022
District 6 Dee Meadows – Chair Term Expires 12/31/2022
District 7 John Barry Deas Term Expires 12/31/2024

Judge of Probate Court

Calvin A. Bennett Term Expires 12/31/2024
Ware County Courthouse
800 Church Street, Suite 123, Waycross, GA 31501
912-287-4315

Judge of State Court

Doug L. Gibson Term Expires 12/31/2024
Ware County Courthouse
800 Church Street, Room B43, Waycross, GA 31502
912-287-4330

Chief Magistrate

Nathan J. Grantham Term Expires 12/31/2024
Ware County Magistrate Court
310 Albany Avenue, Waycross, GA 31501
912-287-4373

Solicitor General of State Court

Joseph Johnson, Jr. Term Expires 12/31/2024
Ware County Courthouse
800 Church Street, Room B60, Waycross, GA 31502
912-287-4330

Clerk of Superior Court and State Court

Melba H. Fiveash (R) Term Expires 12/31/2024
Ware County Courthouse
800 Church Street, Suite 124, Waycross, GA 31502-0776
912-287-4340

Judge, Superior Court – Waycross Judicial Circuit

Dwayne H. Gillis, Chief Judge Term Expires 12/31/2022
101 Peterson Avenue, S., Suite B2, Douglas, GA 31533
912-384-0587

James Kelly Brooks Term Expires 12/31/2024
Ware County Courthouse
800 Church Street, Suite B42, Waycross, GA 31501
912-287-4443

Jeffrey H. Kight Term Expires 12/31/2022
Ware County Courthouse
800 Church Street, Suite B202, Waycross, GA 31501
912-287-4330

Andy Spivey Term Expires 12/31/2024
Ware County Courthouse
800 Church Street, Suite 218, Waycross, GA 31501
912-283-4307

District Attorney – Waycross Judicial Circuit
George E. Barnhill Term Expires 12/31/2022
306 Albany Avenue, Waycross, GA 31501
912-287-4395

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