Grand Theatre

638 N. Liberty Street,
Waynesboro, GA 30830

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Styles: Art Deco

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Grand Theatre

Opened by 1941, my friend Ed Copeland managed the Grand Theatre in Waynesboro GA in the 1970’s. It burned in the late-1970’s. They were showing mostly movies that had Black casts in it’s final years. No other details that I know of……

Contributed by Ray Hutto

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Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on December 3, 2009 at 12:30 am

Ray, I am pretty sure fire claimed the old theatre. Harley Drew from WGAC goes to my church and he grew up in Waynesboro,I plan on asking about the theatre.I have the WAYNESBORO Drive-in Listed on Cinema Treasures,maybe you can add to it? Barkley has given me many stories on the Aiken Drive ins across the river. I hope to have them on soon.

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on December 3, 2009 at 12:38 am

Well, Ray we know it was open on August 23 1975. I have an ad from the Augusta paper.



I remember going by there while going Dove hunting with my dad and I am 100% sure PLANET OF THE APES was playing at the time.

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on January 4, 2011 at 10:52 pm

June 4 1976 “JAWS” hits Waynesboro! Two shows nightly.8pm and 9:30pm.Admission is $2.00 and $1.00 for kids.

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on June 10, 2011 at 3:09 am

“TEENAGE BRIDE” is showing Adults only.strange show times in paper,8 and 9 pm an hour long movie?

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on March 12, 2013 at 10:32 am

thanks chuck ,think a dollar general store is there now..

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on June 30, 2013 at 8:24 pm

finally found an ad…..

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on August 20, 2014 at 11:37 am

Talked with a couple of locals I guess late sixties, they had great memories of going here as kids, like so many small towns it was the only thing in town.

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