Spalding County Sheriff Darrell Dix recently presented Dep. Colt Taylor with his 5-year service certificate.
Record-breaking cold and winter storms across much of the U.S. has forced the cancellation of hundreds of American Red Cross blood drives in 30 states and caused more than 15,000 blood and platelet donations to go uncollected.
Georgia’s State Election Board sent February’s third batch of alleged election violations to the Attorney General’s office on Wednesday, including violations in Spalding County’s 2017 general election.
Georgia teachers, school staff members and other vulnerable groups in Georgia will be eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccines beginning March 8, Gov. Brian Kemp said Thursday.
A basketball goal in the Deercreek subdivision has a rope light illuminating the hoop during the early morning hours before daybreak on Feb. 18. It’s what’s left from the night before when a group of neighborhood children and one of the dads were gathering to enjoy a game of basketball with …
ATLANTA — A trio of bills aimed at separating Georgia school sports teams between children assigned male or female at birth have cropped up in the General Assembly, sparking backlash from LGBTQ advocates who view the measures as discriminatory toward transgender persons.
Local officials say the new airport is located in a prime location and will come online at an optimal time to bring new businesses to the community.
Renovations are being made to Griffin Waffle House No. 694, at 1702 N. Expressway, Griffin. “Generally, this occurs once a restaurant has reached a certain age and a ‘redo’ is deemed to be an appropriate step in the life of the restaurant,” explained Njeri Boss, Waffle House vice president o…
Aggravated assault and false imprisonment charges against a McDonough man have been sent to Spalding County Superior Court following a preliminary hearing held Tuesday in front of Spalding County Chief Magistrate Judge Rita Cavanaugh.
While the number of positive COVID-19 cases is declining in many counties within District 4 of the Georgia Department of Public Health, case numbers are still high as 100 COVID-related deaths have been reported in the last two weeks in the district’s 12-county area.
Dominion Voting Systems representatives are scheduled to discuss the installation of Georgia’s new statewide voting system and lessons learned from the 2020 election cycle at today’s meeting of the State Election Board.
Georgia District 16 Sen. Marty Harbin (R-Tyrone) introduced legislation Monday that he said will expand protections for Georgia’s election process.
Keith Simmons was sworn as the Griffin-Spalding County School System's new superintendent during a brief ceremony Tuesday by the Griffin-Spalding County Board of Education. Spalding County Probate Court Judge Jan Hunt (right) administered the oath, while Simmons wife, Donna (left), accompani…
Butts County Sheriff’s Office investigators have arrested two suspects and are searching for a third in connection with the Feb. 16 fatal shooting of a former Griffin resident.
Sources confirmed Tuesday that Griffin High and former Spalding High and Carver Road Middle coach Bart Pinckney, 53, died Monday at Upson Regional Medical Center in Thomaston.
Dr. Mack Bullard, the former director of strategic talent management for the Griffin-Spalding County School System, has been named the new superintendent of schools of Twiggs County Public Schools.
Victim advocates serving in the Griffin Judicial Circuit were sworn into office Feb. 12 at the Spalding County Courthouse. Administering the oath of office was District Attorney Marie Broder.
Butts County Sheriff’s Office investigators have identified the former Griffin resident killed during a Tuesday night shooting in Butts County, which also injured three others.
Investigators of the Griffin Judicial Circuit’s District Attorney’s Office were sworn into office Feb. 12 at a ceremony held at the Spalding County Courthouse. Administering the oath of office was Spalding County Superior Court Judge Scott Ballard.
An overturned tractor trailer blocked a portion of Macon Road on Thursday morning following a one-vehicle accident Wednesday night. According to the GSP, the Peterbilt Bobtail ran off the road when its driver swerved to miss hitting a deer while traveling northbound on Macon Road around 10:4…
Assistant district attorneys in the Griffin Judicial Circuit were sworn in Feb. 12 during a ceremony at the Spalding County Courthouse. Presiding over the ceremony was Spalding County Superior Court Judge Scott Ballard.
The Griffin-Spalding County School System recently conducted its own survey to see how receptive teachers were to getting the COVID-19 vaccine when it becomes available.
The Pike County Board of Education is accepting letters of interest from individuals desiring to be considered for the vacant District 1 seat.
An 18-wheel truck making a turn Saturday night clipped a flower box on the southeastern corner of Hill and Solomon streets. It was the second flower box that has been hit in downtown in the last few weeks, although the other did not sustain any damage, according to City of Griffin Public Wor…
David Studdard (left) was sworn in Friday as the chief assistant district attorney of the Griffin Judicial Circuit. Also pictured is Spalding County Superior Court Judge Scott Ballard (right).