The school is named for Charles "Boss" Watson who served as the first mayor of Warner Robins.
C.B. Watson Primary School Dedication
On October 22, 2013, C.B. Watson Primary School held a campus dedication and ribbon cutting. The dedication was attended by Houston County Board of Education members, the superintendent, school administration, representatives from Robins Air Force Base, and other special guests. Teachers and students served as tour guides and provided entertainment. Mr. Sonny Watson, the grandson of C.B. Watson, gave remarks.