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05/24/2018

COUNTY LEADERS GRADUATE FROM THE GEORGIA ACADEMY FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
The Board of the Georgia Academy for Economic Development announces Brooks County graduates from the 2018 Region 11 Multi-Day Training Program.  Class participants represented a number of professional and non-professional economic development fields, including elected officials,... (Read More)


05/22/2018

T-SPLOST approval leads region
VALDOSTA — A majority of South Georgia voters approved T-SPLOST Tuesday, according to preliminary numbers from 18 counties Tuesday night. The 1 percent transportation special purpose local option sales tax garnered 19,975 yes votes to 17,731 no votes, according... (Read More)


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03/28/2018

Boys and Girls Club to begin next phase of construction, hires new area director
The Brooks County Boys and Girls Club is moving forward, with construction to begin soon on the next phase of the complex. The current building, located on Webster Road near the recreation fields, is complete... (Read More)


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12/20/2017

Mayor Pro Tem Bradley recognized by State
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12/13/2017

Streets and roads upgraded in Quitman
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12/12/2017

Langdale Foundation awards Brooks County School grant
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06/09/2017

Brooks leaders provide input for student learning
QUITMAN — Industry leaders from Brooks County’s manufacturing sector met with new high school administration to discuss workforce needs, and opportunities for student learning. “I was happy to spend my first day... (Read More)


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03/09/2017

Aviagen to invest $18 million in Brooks County hatchery
Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Aviagen, a leading broiler breeding company, will create 100 jobs and invest approximately $18 million in a new parent stock hatchery in Quitman.  “The poultry industry has been one... (Read More)


03/08/2017

Development authority promotes downtown
The Brooks County Development Authority board members have committed to beautification projects for Downtown Quitman. Some efforts have already begun, others are in the planning stage. Buddy Holwell, Chairman, said, “Our board members recognize... (Read More)