Griffin Circuit Superior Court Chief Judge Christopher Charles Edwards will leave the bench and resume practicing law as a jury trial lawyer after he departs from 22 years serving as a judge.

A man who abandoned a firearm that was later used in the fatal shooting of a child in May has been indicted for involuntary manslaughter and other charges.

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Several area groups teamed up to feed the area homeless a Thanksgiving-style meal last weekend at the Easy Shoppe on North 13th Street in Griffin. Manna from Above, Acts Outreach of Georgia, April Venegas Realty, and Atlantic Tape and Packaging joined Bikers Against Abuse for the event. Othe…

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The Spalding County Board of Commissioners held a ribbon-cutting dedication ceremony Wednesday for the county’s new dog park on Carver Road. A few dozen people attended the event, many with their four-legged friends who christened the park immediately following the ribbon-cutting. Right: Spa…

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A man who had been arrested in September in connection to a murder was charged with arson on Nov. 28 at the Spalding County Jail.

Spalding County Director of Elections and Registration Marcia Ridley has filed a formal request and legal opinion to Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger in response to his call for Ridley’s resignation or termination.

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for a woman who had been arrested in October in connection to an Aug. 31 fatal shooting at the Quality Inn on North Expressway.

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Griffin Circuit Superior Court Chief Judge Christopher Charles Edwards has announced that he will resume practicing law as a jury trial lawyer after departing from his 22-year judgeship at a date not yet determined, before his term ends Dec.  31, 2022.

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A special meeting of the Spalding County Board of Elections scheduled for Wednesday morning was postponed until Tuesday, Dec. 8, since a notice of the meeting was not sent to the county’s legal organ within the 24-hour required period.

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The preliminary hearing scheduled for a Griffin man charged with the armed robbery of a Griffin residence was continued until further notice.

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A recent event at Griffin High that took place between students and police prompted Griffin-Spalding County School Board member Syntel Brown reconsider a few things in the school system.

Many folks around town will be surprised to know the beautiful new red brick-colored walkways being installed throughout downtown Griffin this week are not brick at all.

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Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger and members of the Spalding County legislative delegation are calling for the resignation or termination of Spalding County Elections Supervisor Marcia Ridley following what they say are serious management issues and poor decision-making during t…

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Southern Crescent Technical College held graduation ceremonies Monday. Here are some photos from the events.

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A Fayette County man was fatally shot Sunday afternoon after he exited his residence and reportedly began firing an assault rifle at responding deputies, who then returned fire.

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The city of Griffin has received reports recently of residential and commercial customers who have received phone calls or visits from scam artists pretending to be city employees.

Spalding County Magistrate Court held preliminary hearings Tuesday, Nov. 24 in the Spalding County Jail Courtroom.

The 50th anniversary of the Griffin High Bears — arguably the greatest small-town sports success story in the history of this country — is celebrated this fall.

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A preliminary hearing is scheduled for a Griffin man arrested in connection with the December 2019 armed robbery of a Griffin residence.

Dr. Terry H. Wynne (right) was recognized by the Griffin Exchange Club as its 2019 Man of the Year during the club’s final luncheon of the year on Tuesday at Broad Street Mill. Wynne has been a member of the club 58 years, since joining in 1962 at the age of 23. Wynne, a third-generation opt…

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The 50th anniversary of the Griffin High Bears — arguably the greatest small-town sports success story in the history of this country — is celebrated this fall.

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Pastor Mike Barnes and the staff of New Salem Baptist recently cooked a Thanksgiving feast for Spalding County Sheriff’s Office employees. Pictured are Maj. Robert Sowell, Chief Deputy Tony Thomason and Tommy and Rebecca Harris.

“Freedom is Not Free” was the topic for Air Force veteran Lewis Brewer as he spoke to the Griffin Daybreak Rotary Club. Brewer served in the Air Force from 1968 to 1972 and was a captain when he left the service. He was assigned to the Strategic Air Command and stationed at Whiteman Air Forc…

Spalding County Sheriff Darrel Dix recently recognized Michelle Lyons on her promotion to lieutenant.

The Griffin man charged in August with two counts of aggravated assault with intent to murder waived his preliminary hearing Tuesday in front of Spalding County Magistrate Court Chief Judge Rita Cavanaugh.

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An additional early voting site will be available for Spalding County voters to cast their ballots in the Jan. 5, 2021 runoff election.

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Several area groups are teaming up to feed the area homeless a Thanksgiving-style meal beginning 11 a.m. Saturday at the Easy Shoppe on North 13th Street in Griffin.

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A Woodbury man has been charged in connection with September’s armed robbery of the First Bank of Pike.

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The 50th anniversary of the Griffin High Bears — arguably the greatest small-town sports success story in the history of this country — is celebrated this fall.