Quitman man arrested for rape, child molestation

Release: GBI Arrests Brooks County Man on Rape, Incest, and Child Molestation Charges Quitman, GA (April 14, 2021) – On Monday, April 12, 2021, a Brooks County Grand Jury indicted Will Cope, age 44, of Quitman,…

Residential fire kills Brooks County man

Release: BROOKS COUNTY MAN KILLED IN ACCIDENTAL FIRE  ATLANTA – Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King announced today that Danny Felton  Waters, 68, was killed in a Brooks County fire. The accidental fire…

Man arrested for stealing from elderly in Brooks,…

Release: Brooks County, GA (February 6, 2021) – On Wednesday, November 11, 2020, the GBI was requested by the Brooks County Sheriff’s Office to initiate an investigation into multiple thefts of monies from an elderly couple…

VSU Celebrates $383.5 Million Impact on Area Economy

Release: VALDOSTA — How much does Lowndes County and the surrounding areas benefit economically from hosting Valdosta State University?   That is the question the Selig Center for Economic Growth at the University of Georgia’s Terry…

Comment period open for bridge, SR 133 projects

Release: TIFTON – Comments are being accepted on a bridge replacement in Brooks County and the widening/reconstruction of two sections of State Route (SR) 133 in Worth and Colquitt counties. Georgia Department of Transportation usually holds…

Brooks schools: New start date and reopening plan

Brooks County Schools has updated their 2020-2021 school year start date to September 8, 2020. Additionally, their new reopening plan gives parents the option of either traditional learning on virtual learning. Parents wanting their child…