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WaterWays celebrates its grand opening
Surrounded by WaterWays Township personnel, community leaders and local builders, Paul Fletcher, land developer and Fletcher Management Co. president, fifth from right, snips the ceremonial ribbon Friday in celebration of the grand opening of the new subdivision in South Bryan. (Crissie Elrick)

Overcast skies didn’t stop more than 100 people from coming out Friday morning for the ribbon-cutting ceremony that marked the official opening of the new WaterWays Township community in South Bryan County.

Bryan County Commission Chairman Jimmy Burnsed was on hand to help cut the ribbon.

“This is a great day and a tremendous occasion for something that is going to be great for our community,” Burnsed told the crowd.

Burnsed said he’d had the opportunity to tour some of Fletcher Management Co.’s other developments, and was thoroughly pleased.

“I was truly amazed by the developments in Florida, and I know you’ll be amazed by this development,” Burnsed said. “There is nothing like this on the coast of Georgia.”

The 2,300-acre community boasts enough land for 3,000 residential units along with six and a half miles of marshland, a three and a half mile lake, natural vegetation and much more. WaterWays Township land developer and Fletcher Management Co. President Paul

Fletcher said he believes the amenities are what sets WaterWays apart from many other places.

“We have a lake for kayaking and canoeing and it’s a Bill Dance signature lake that’s been stocked with several hundred-thousand fish,” Fletcher said.

Read more in the July 16 edition of the News.

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