Mon., November 28, 2011 3:38pm
Two additional people have been indicted in a voter fraud case stemming from a primary election in Brooks County, bringing the number of people facing charges to 12.
Mon., October 10, 2011 7:58am
Class 5A featured a bit of a shakeup following the Winnersville Classic as Lowndes dropped out of the poll and Valdosta entered at No. 10.
Wed., December 22, 2010 9:12am
A five-month probe into voter irregularities in Brooks County by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation has resulted in 10 arrests.
Tue., November 23, 2010 8:53am
Two south Georgia democrats will join the House Republican Caucus come January, giving Republicans close to a supermajority in the state house.
Mon., November 22, 2010 3:48pm
The Georgia Historical Society Monday installed a new Civil War marker in the southwest Georgia town of Quitman. The plaque commemorates a failed slave revolt in the town near the Florida border. Three slaves and their white ringleader named John Vickery were hanged in Brooks County in August 1864. Authorities had discovered their plot to murder the town’s landowners and flee to Florida, with its promise of food depots and occupying Federal troops.
Wed., August 25, 2010 1:23pm
The Secretary of State office is looking into dozens of incidents of election fraud from this summer’s primary. The state has launched a criminal investigation into alleged voter fraud in south Georgia.
Mon., August 16, 2010 3:11pm
State officials are re-doubling efforts to promote tourism in Georgia. The fresh initiative takes special aim at small towns, like Quitman, near the border with Florida.