Brooks County Newswire

Brooks County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Brooks County, GA.

Results 1 - 20 of 49 in Brooks County, GA

  1. Booker Williams Jr., 80, WoosterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 19 | The Daily Record

    He was born Oct. 7, 1936, in Quitman, Ga., the son of Booker T. Sr. and Rosa Mae Brown Williams, and was employed as a film stripper for 30 years at Bell & Howell. He retired in 2000.

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  2. Local: Fatal three-vehicle crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 18 | Greene Publishing, Inc.

    Rick Patrick: Greene Publishing, Inc. On Thursday, July 13, at approximately 4:20 p.m., the Florida Highway Patrol responded to a three-vehicle crash on US Hwy.

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  3. David HudsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 6 | Greene Publishing, Inc.

    Chris Jones: Green Publishing, Inc. A long and scenic drive out of Madison toward the Georgia State line will lead you to Hudson Farms, located on NW Concord Church Rd. The route passes some of the most sweeping and beautiful pastures in Madison County, and this time of year the flowering perennial peanut plants turn the fields into rolling yellow ... (more)

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  4. FBI, groups at odds over efforts to ID immigrant remainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 3 | SavannahNow

    ... border since 2007 are likely immigrants. A large number of immigrant remains in Texas have been found in Brooks County, where authorities about four years ago discovered many had been haphazardly buried in a local cemetery. The county is home to a ... 2 comments

  5. Two men sentenced for 2013 Quitman murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 3 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    According to the District Attorney's office, Myron Mitchell Jr and Javis Denson were convicted of felony murder, aggravated assault, and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony.

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  6. Jean WoodRead the original story

    Jun 6, 2017 | MainStreetNews.com

    Jean Venable Wood, 86, passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 4, 2017. Mrs. Wood was born in Jefferson, was the 1948 valedictorian of Jefferson High School, earned a Bachelor's Degree in English from the University of Georgia in 1952, and also was a member of the Galilee Christian Church.

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  7. World War II veteran receives Bronze Star 73 years laterRead the original story

    May 20, 2017 | KAAL-TV Austin

    A World War II veteran has received the Bronze Star he was awarded 73 years ago for his service in an American-Canadian commando unit. The State newspaper reports Pfc.

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  8. State trooper: Bus driver kept going after crash hurt kids - AM 720 KDWNRead the original story

    May 3, 2017 | KDWN

    ... ambulance." The driver, 35-year-old Brian K. Elliot of Quitman, remained jailed Wednesday afternoon in rural Brooks County near the Georgia-Florida state line. He was charged with second-degree cruelty to children, a felony, in addition to several ...

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  9. Bus Driver Arrested after School Bus Accident in Brooks CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | WTXL

    Multiple children have been injured and a bus driver has been arrested after a Brooks County bus ran off the road. The Georgia State Patrol said that Valdosta troopers responded to the crash on Cooper Road in Brooks County around 7:30 a.m. They said that the bus was traveling east on Cooper Road when the bus traveled off the right shoulder of Cooper Road.

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  10. Quitman Police issue alert for missing manRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2017 | WALB-TV Albany

    ... f you can help authorities find Mr. Sears, please contact the Quitman Police Department at 229-263-7556 or the Brooks County Sheriff's Office at 229-263-7558.

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  11. Victim of weekend Valdosta murder identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2017 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    It happened on the 800 block of North Troup Street they found Brendan Lee Harpe, 26, with a gunshot wound. Witnesses gave officers a description of a vehicle leaving the area.

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  12. Argument Leads to Deadly Shooting in ValdostaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2017 | WTXL

    When Valdosta police arrived, they found a 26-year-old man with a gunshot wound. Paramedics tried to treat the man, who was later pronounced dead at the scene.

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  13. 1 arrested in overnight Valdosta murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2017 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Officers said when they arrived to the 800 block of North Troup Street they found a 26-year old man with a gunshot wound. Witnesses gave officers a description of a vehicle leaving the area.

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  14. Three arrested in connection with Brooks murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2017 | WALB-TV Albany

    The GBI Thomasville Field Office is investigating a murder that happened Friday on Dewberry Short Road in Brooks County, Georgia. Brooks County deputies found Martin Solis dead inside his residence, and his two roommates were missing.

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  15. Body Found in Brooks County IdentifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2017 | WTXL

    On April 7, 2017, the GBI Thomasville Field Office was requested by Brooks County Sheriff Mike Dewey to initiate an investigation regarding a murder that took place at 1789 Dewberry Short Road in Brooks County. Following an investigation, agents were able to piece together that a fight had broken out between the three men the previous night.

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  16. 2 men charged with murder in Brooks CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2017 | WALB-TV Albany

    Luis Felipe Lopez-Mollinedo, 24, and Jamie Lopez Martinez, 20, were booked into the Brooks County jail on murder charges Sunday.

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  17. GBI takes over Brooks Co. homicide investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2017 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Brooks County law enforcement says that the Georgia Bureau of Investigation is looking into what happened to a person who was found dead. Brooks County deputies responded at 6 a.m. to a report of the body.

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  18. Authorities examine Brooks County deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2017 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Brooks County law enforcement says that the Georgia Bureau of Investigation is looking into what happened to a person who was found dead. Brooks County deputies responded at 6:00 am to a report of the body.

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  19. Market Hog Show results announcedRead the original story

    Aug 19, 2016 | Baxley News-Banner

    ... Market Hog Show, sponsored by the Appling County Stockman's Association. The show was judged by Matt Howell of Brooks County. Tanner Folsom's 262-pound gilt was chosen as Grand Champion. Reserve Champion was Madie Bragg's 230-pound barrow. The three ...

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  20. Cecelia R. PetrellaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2017 | Observer

    Cecelia R. Petrella, 95, of Sheridan, NY died Wednesday morning March 22, 2017 at Brooks Memorial Hospital following a brief illness. Cecelia was a lifelong area resident who graduated from Silver Creek Central School, Class of 1940.

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