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…

A new COVID-19 related death for Brooks County

Release: Quitman - The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH), South Health District has confirmed one new COVID-19 related death of a resident of Brooks County. The individual was a 92-year old female with underlying medical…

Two new Brooks County COVID-19 related deaths reported

QUITMAN - The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH), South Health District has confirmed two new COVID-19 related deaths of residents of Brooks County. One individual was a 92-year old female with underlying medical conditions. One…