Booster doses of the Moderna and Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccines will begin to be offered today by the Georgia Department of Public Health and health districts throughout the state of Georgia.
A second reading of an ordinance that will regulate short-term rental units in the city is up for a second reading and adoption at tonight’s meeting of the city’s Board of Commissioners.
ATLANTA — State health officials said Monday that 50% of all Georgians, or 5,154,793, are now fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
When it comes to taking care of a lawn — whether at home or on a golf course — proper watering makes the difference between a beautiful landscape and a muddy mess.
Jeff Williams, of Square Foot Ministry, spoke at the Rotary Club of Griffin’s weekly meeting Thursday. In the last 10 years, Square Foot Ministry has built 17 homes in Griffin, mostly in the Fairmont area. Some of the goals for 2022 include building two to three homes in Griffin, increase th…
Ryan Lyles — a Culinary Arts major at Southern Crescent Technical College — has been awarded a scholarship given annually by the Iris Chapter of the American Business Women’s Association (ABWA).
State Court Judge Josh Thacker spoke to the Griffin Daybreak Rotary Club about the functions of State Court and also explained the other courts. Thacker began his career as an assistant district attorney with the Griffin Judicial Circuit covering Fayette, Pike, Upson, and Spalding counties. …
Southern Crescent Technical College, in partnership with Impact Office Interiors, held its Drive “Fore” Education Golf Tournament on Thursday at The Club at Shoal Creek. Proceeds from the tournament go to benefit Southern Crescent Technical College. Breakfast was provided by Chick-fil-A, whi…
Dispose of unneeded medications anonymously during Saturday’s 21st National Prescription Drug Take Back Day held by the Drug Enforcement Administration.
In anticipation of the upcoming meetings of independent advisory committees with the Federal Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control, the Biden Administration has announced a plan to ensure that authorized vaccines for ages 5 to 11 are quickly distributed and equitably availa…
The Spalding County Board of Commissioners on Monday night approved an agreement that will enable a West Georgia company to provide broadband service to about 485 unserved addresses in the county.
ATLANTA — The Georgia Supreme Court heard arguments Thursday in a case where a metro Atlanta couple is blaming a social media app for a catastrophic car crash.
Due to the number of complaints the city of Griffin has received regarding short-term rental units within the city, city commissioners are considering an ordinance that will regulate the rentals through a certification process.
Spalding County Sheriff Darrell Dix and Chief Deputy Tony Thomason attended Monday’s kickoff for Henry County Sheriff Reginald Scandrett’s golf tournament. Also on hand at the event were NBA Hall of Fame member Shaquille O’Neal, the host of the event, and comedian Chris Tucker.
The Griffin-Spalding County Board of Education focused primarily on policy updates during its work session Tuesday afternoon at the Learning Center in downtown Griffin.
Residents from Spalding County and even Atlanta volunteered Saturday to help clean and restore the Islamic mosque in Griffin, which was vandalized at some point between Oct. 1 and Oct. 8.
Some members of the Spalding County Parks and Leisure Services Advisory Commission last week questioned whether The Lakes at Green Valley is the best site for the aquatic center.
The sixth annual Book Bolt 5K and Fun Run, hosted by the Friends of the Griffin-Spalding County Library (FROGSLIB), is scheduled for 9 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 6, rain or shine.
When Chuck Olmstead announced his retirement as the city’s accounting director in June, Amanda Carmichael stepped into the role and has proven herself to be knowledgeable, experienced and professional, Chief Financial Officer Markus Schwab said.
The Griffin Police Department is helping Griffin Fire-Rescue into the investigation of a possible arson case reported behind the Christian Women’s Center in Griffin.
The Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency (GEMA/HS) and the Spalding County Office of Homeland Security/Emergency Management Agency are encouraging residents to participate in October’s Cybersecurity Awareness Month and learn tips on staying cyber secure.
Scarecrows in the Garden will continue through Halloween in the UGA Research and Education Garden, 129 W. Ellis Road, Griffin. Visit the scarecrows weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday (Oct. 17) from 1 to 4 p.m.
Many writers spend a lifetime hoping to get their first book published. Stepping Stones Educational Therapy Center student Adrian “Ian” Mays is not one of them.
Due to the response Spalding County government received regarding Halloween, Spalding County issued a new notice Friday morning that trick-or-treating in the county will be on Sunday.
While Georgia firefighters may not be collecting donations at intersections and storefronts this year due to COVID-19, the Georgia Firefighters Burn Foundation is conducting a virtual “Give Burns the Boot” campaign.