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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.
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…
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…
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.
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.
The Urban Outreach Association will hold a press conference this morning to call for the resignation of Georgia Secretary of state Brad Raffensperger.
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.
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.
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…
Spalding County Board of Elections and Registration Director Marcia Ridley responded to a Georgia Secretary of State's Office press release that calls for her resignation.
Since Lamar County is currently experiencing a rise in COVID-19 cases, all Lamar County schools will have remote learning through Friday of this week.
ATLANTA — Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger and the Spalding County legislative delegation — Sen. Marty Harbin, Rep. David Knight, and Rep. Karen Mathiak — are calling for the resignation or termination of Spalding County Elections Supervisor Marcia Ridley following serious manag…
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.
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.
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…
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…
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.
A recount of the votes cast in November’s presidential election began Tuesday in Spalding County and in other counties across the state.
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.
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.