The Griffin-Spalding County Board of Education approved the appointment of Dr. Enrique Ralls as Cowan Road Middle School principal during a virtual called board meeting held Sept. 22.

Gates at the Spalding County Fair open at 5 p.m. today, and Kiwanis Club of Griffin members are hoping for a big turnout for this year’s fair, which runs through Oct. 3.

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CLAYTON COUNTY — A Georgia woman has died after she, her mother and her child were shot by a man who later shot and robbed a Waffle House employee.

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The City of Griffin Board of Commissioners on Thursday announced its intention to increase the 2020 property taxes it will levy this year by 3.51% over the roll-back millage rate.

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The City of Griffin Annual Stream Cleanup is scheduled for mid-October.

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A retirement party was held last weekend for Jeff Chambers. Chambers served with the Spalding County Fire Department for 32 years. He was given several gifts including an American flag that was flown over every fire station in Spalding County. Chambers addressed his gathered coworkers and fa…

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Williamson Library’s annual Mystery Dinner Theater is scheduled for next month and tickets are on sale now.

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Spalding County Board of Commissioners members on Monday night got a dose of good news.

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Authorities have identified the man killed Sunday night after running into traffic on Interstate 75 in Monroe County.

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September is National Preparedness Month and families can prepare by dedicating a little time each week during September by focusing on a different topic.

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According to information released by the Griffin Police Department late Saturday night, two men were arrested for murder in connection to a fatal shooting at the Griffin Crossings apartment complex Saturday afternoon.

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Six men were arrested early Friday morning after a fight on West Solomon Street.

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At about 9:40 p.m. Sunday, the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office responded to an accident on Interstate 75 northbound near Johnstonville Road involving an off-duty Glynn County Police Department officer and an unknown male subject. 

Human trafficking is a global issue and it is happening everywhere, even in our own communities. That was the message Dave McCleary brought to members of the Griffin Daybreak Rotary Club. There are 45 million slaves in the world with an average age of 14 to 16. Law enforcement agencies throu…

Brant Keller, public works director for the city of Griffin, accepted Chick-fil-A gift cards from Daybreak Rotary Club President Janet Wilkerson. The gift cards will be distributed to the Solid Waste Department and Street Department employees as a thank you for the services they perform each…

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According to information released by the Griffin Police Department late Saturday night, two men were arrested for murder in connection to a fatal shooting at the Griffin Crossings apartment complex Saturday afternoon.

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The Griffin Police Department announced Saturday that several suspects were in custody after a fatal shooting Saturday afternoon at the Griffin Crossings apartment complex.

The Alzheimer’s Association is inviting area residents to join the fight to end Alzheimer’s by participating in the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s on Saturday, Oct. 3.

A new mural honoring Griffin-native Janet Harmon Bragg went up earlier this month along Solomon Street. Bragg overcame race and gender prejudices to become a pioneer of aviation. In 1934, she obtained her private pilot’s license, then went on to teach other women how to fly. She applied to s…

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When vegetable farmers harvest crops, they often rely on post-harvest washing to reduce any foodborne pathogens, but a new University of Georgia study shows promise in reducing these pathogens — as well as lowering labor costs — by applying sanitizers to produce while it is still in the fields.

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According to a press release issued late Friday afternoon by the Pike County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to a report of a bank robbery Friday afternoon in Concord at the First Bank of Pike.

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ATLANTA — A Black man who was pinned down and repeatedly punched by a white Clayton County Sheriff's deputy during a traffic stop that was caught on video said Friday that he couldn’t breathe and lost consciousness during the arrest.

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According to information from the Griffin Police Department, a woman who was arrested Wednesday on aggravated child molestation and statutory rape charges had a relationship with a 14-year-old boy.

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The remnants of Hurricane Sally moved through the area Wednesday night and Thursday morning dumping several inches of rain and causing minor flooding to the local area.

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Businessman Lance Toland has filed a civil action in Spalding County Superior Court against James Dutton, claiming that Dutton “vilified” him as his rezoning request for the Camellia Hills property was being considered.

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A Macon man was arrested on a kidnapping charge on Sept. 11.

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The 74th annual Spalding County Fair returns later this month with many new additions but one favorite attraction will be absent: Korn Dawgs.

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Griffin-Spalding Explorers is an organization for youths who are interested in a career in law enforcement. Jointly led by members of the Spalding County Sheriff’s Office and Griffin Police Department, group members learn various aspects of law enforcement and then compete against other Expl…