Today's Top Stories

Joel C. Clements, Chairman, CEO and President of First State Bank in Waynesboro announced that Heather Stewart has been promoted to Assistant Branch Manager/Officer in Quitman.

Piles of rubble and scrap metal is all that is left of what once used to be one of the most thriving industries in Clarke County. Quitman Knitting Mills, “The Mill” opened its doors in the late 40’s as Quitman Hosiery Mills.

Haleigh McNeil, 2017 Enterprise High School graduate, recently competed in the National Little Britches Rodeo Association (NLBRA) Finals in Guthrie, OK, at the Lazy E Arena. 

This week, work will begin to convert the median crossover into a partial J-Turn intersection. This will only allow left turns from U.S. 45.

A 16 year old was killed in a two vehicle accident this afternoon on Highway 145 and 45 near Mathis Peach Stand.

Joe Brooks, Alderman Ward 1 faithfully served the City of Quitman for 20 years from July 1997 to June 2017. Mr.

Arrest records

• Christian Shope, 24, wm, arrested by QPD for burglary

• Santos H. Reyes, 43, MHP for no driver’s license, no insurance

• Corrie C. Bender, 43, arrested by CCSO for DHS warrant, obstructing public roadway, public drunk, disorderly conduct

Arrest records

• Koyre Rainey, 29, bm, arrested by CCSO for suspended driver’s license

• James Houston Johnson, 35, bm, arrested by SWPD for no driver’s license, no insurance, running stop sign, improper lane passing, failure to stop for officer