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Severe Weather Today 3-23-22
There is the potential for severe weather today, March 23, 2022. Please stay alert of the weather as you plan your day. If you see water over the roadway, turn around and do not attempt to travel through the water (turn around-don't drown). Know the difference between a Tornado Watch (weather is favorable for a tornado) and a Tornado Warning (a tornado has been spotted near you - take shelter
BCHS Art Work on Display at City Hall
Jessica Akins, Art Teacher at Brooks County High School, has placed a sampling of her student's talents on display at Quitman City Hall. The art work can be viewed during normal business hours Monday through Friday.
City Council approves Package Sale of Distilled Spirits
On March 10, 2022 the Quitman City Council amended/ approved Ordinance 606-21 for the Package Sale of Distilled Spirits for the City of Quitman. Those interested in obtaining a retail package store license shall complete and submit an application to be entered for a quota drawing to the City Clerk on forms designated by the Clerk. Quota Applications shall be accepted beginning 3/11/2022 and
City of Quitman Proclaims CTAE Month
City of Quitman Proclaims CTAE Month from Brooks County High School Career, Technical and Agricultural Education (CTAE) is a student centered program that fosters career inspiration in PreK, career awareness in elementary school, career visualization in middle school, and career preparation in high school as vital components of one’s educational career. Brooks County School’s CTAE program
Governor Kemp announces over $13 million to provide broadband access to nearly 4,000 Brooks County households.
For Immediate Release Tuesday, February 1, 2022 Gov. Kemp Announces Almost $408 Million in Awards to Provide Broadband Access Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp, joined by members of the Broadband Infrastructure Committee and state leaders, today announced almost $408 million in preliminary awards which will provide communities, households, and businesses in 70 Georgia counties access to faster
Hammer Brought: Brooks County runs away from Irwin County, 56-28, wins GHSA 1A Public Title
By Ryan Kelly and Dominic Miranda Published: Dec. 10, 2021 at 1:08 AM EST|Updated: 8 hours ago ATLANTA, Ga. (WCTV) - Omari Arnold carried what seemed like the whole of Quitman, Georgia on his back, scoring five touchdowns en route to a 56-28 victory for the Brooks County Trojans over the Irwin County Indians at Center Parc Stadium to claim the GHSA 1A Public State Championship, Brooks’ first
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Georgia Rental Assistance Program Provides Relief to Families Amid Pandemic
By Ashley Hoffman Outreach Specialist, Georgia Department of Community Affairs Georgia has seen an increase in people experiencing homelessness or housing instability despite the strides the Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA) has taken to help build strong, vibrant communities across the state. The COVID-19 pandemic has contributed greatly to factors attributing to this increase, which
New Quitman memorial park honors 3 football players killed in 2013 crash
QUITMAN, Ga. (WALB) - The City of Quitman is celebrating a new memorial park. The park honors the lives of three high school football players killed in a tragic car accident in 2013. "BC3," jersey numbers, wings, a football stadium and three crosses, all representing and honoring Jicarre Watkins, Shawn Waters and Johnie Parker. The sign for the memorial park on South Court Street was recently