North Brooks Elementary Recognized by CP RESA

North Brooks Elementary School received a banner for reaching Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) Operational Level for the 2018-19 School year. The banner was provided by Coastal Plains RESA. Pictured are PBIS District Coach Charles Perry, NBES PBIS Coach and Counselor Whitney Monetti, District PBIS Coordinator Janie Jones, CPRESA School Climate Specialist Claudia Parker,…

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Miller Receives Certificate of Excellence

Malik Miller from Brooks County High School received an Award of Excellence from State School Superintendent Richard Woods. He was only one of eighteen students from the state of Georgia to receive this award.  Pictured with Malik is Principal Chris Chastain and teacher Sangana Williams.

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Business Spotlight: Spray Sports Network

By Amanda Manning What is the business called? “We are Spray Sports Network.” What is your name and position? “My name is Teva Spray and I am the Business Manager. There are two more who work here and they are Michael Spray, the camera man and Nick Hampton the commentator.” What type of business is…

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Floyd J. Smallwood, Sr., 81

Mr. Floyd James Smallwood Sr. was born May 4, 1938 in Brooks County, Georgia to the late James Smallwood and Emma Reddick Smallwood. He was also preceded in death by two grandchildren, Jamal and Anisa Mobley; six sisters and four brothers. He was educated at Morven Rosenwald School. He joined St. James Missionary Baptist Church…

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Ralph H. Chisholm, 81

Services for Ralph H. Chisholm, 81, of Quitman will be held Saturday, March 14, 2020 at 2 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Quitman with Rev. Steve Shierling officiating. He passed away on March 2, 2020. He was born in Auburndale, FL on January 26, 1939 to the late Clifton Homer Chisholm and Edith…

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Dorothy Marshall, 71

Ms. Dorothy Ann Marshall passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at St. Francis Hospital.  Born in Quitman, GA on June 2, 1948, daughter of the late Thomas Jefferson and Cora Mae (Thomas) Marshall. She was a graduate of Washington Street High School, Class of 1966.  After high school, she received her Associates Degree…

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Martha Sue Warren, 74

Mrs. Martha Sue Warren, 74 of Quitman passed away Thursday, March 5, 2020 at Brooks County Hospital.  Mrs. Warren was born February 4, 1946 to the late Clifton & Icy Phene Parrish Dykes.  Mrs. Warren was a member of Quitman Church of Christ and loved to cook and work in her flowers.  She was very artistic and…

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Business Spotlight: Badcock Home Furniture

By Amanda Manning What is the business called? “We are Badcock Home Furniture.” What is your name and title? “I am Dekarla Walker and I am the store manager.” What type of business is this? “It is a furniture, appliance, electronics, and outdoor equipment (lawn mowers) sales business.” When was this business established? “The business…

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Jacklyn Sue Melson, 75

Mrs. Jacklyn Sue Melson, 75 of Quitman passed away Saturday, February 22, 2020 at Quitman Presbyterian Home. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.purvisfh.com.  Maxwell-Purvis Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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Sherrold “Buck” Dean Rogers, 84

Mr. Sherrold “Buck” Dean Rogers, 84 of Crawfordville, FL passed away Saturday, February 22, 2020 at his residence.  Mr. Rogers was born September 12, 1935 to the late Omar Woody Rogers & Gladys Nichols Rogers.  He served in the United States Army and retired from Firestone.  Mr. Rogers was also owner and operator of Furnishing…

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