GPD: Recent armed robbery report was false; incident allegedly drug related

STAFF REPORTS ::: The Griffin Police Department is investigating an incident recently reported as an armed robbery at a local restaurant that officials now say was a false report. On Saturday May 16, officers from the GPD responded to Louise’s … Continue Reading

Sheriff reports UPD captain has retired in midst of Internal Affairs investigation

STAFF REPORTS ::: According to Spalding County Sheriff Wendell Beam, David Gibson, age 51, a 27 year veteran of the Spalding County Sheriff’s Office, retired on May 21, 2015, in lieu of termination. Gibson was the captain over the Uniform … Continue Reading

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ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Griffin Ballet Theatre to present classic holiday favorite “The Nutcracker”

STAFF REPORT ::: Please join Griffin Ballet Theatre and continue to celebrate its 20th Season of dance with the annual holiday tradition of The Nutcracker. Join Clara, Fritz the Mouse King,and the Nutcracker as they dance their ways into your … Continue Reading

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COMMUNITY NEWS

Safehouse hosting fund-raiser for local missionary family

STAFF REPORTS ::: Safehouse Coffee Roasters is hosting a speaking engagement with Michael and Kelly Reeves, a local family that will soon be serving as missionaries in Ecuador, at 7 p.m. Monday, March 16. This will present the community with an … Continue Reading

The men of Impact Racing Ministry and Strong Rock Outdoors were instrumental in assisting the family of Marcus, Sonya and Marasia Dallas as they sought to renovate their family home. Photo courtesy of Michael Renew

Coming together to rebuild a family home

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: A home of their own – while this is something many dream of, for others, particularly families that have a child with special needs, it is a necessity. Marcus and Sonya Dallas and their daughter, Marasia, are one such Griffin … Continue Reading

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Griffin-Spalding Soccer Think Pink Game

APRIL 11, 2014 Girls at 6 PM & Boys at 8 PM Come support your local high schools and help raise money for breast cancer related charities! How can you help support our efforts to raise money for charity? Come to the game, wear your … Continue Reading

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Home Grown Gardening Series

Spalding County Extension presents the Home Grown Gardening Series which offers principles and practices for better garden results. Classes are taught by Spalding County Agent Wade Hutcheson and include: Gardening 101 discusses the basic … Continue Reading

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Pod 35 Dolcetto of Sun City Peachtree issues a challenge

SUBMITTED BY BETSY HARRIS :::  Gwen and Tony Martin of Pod 35 Dolcetto in Sun City Peachtree are so passionate about literacy that they and their neighbors donated enough funds to provide books for two dozen children through the Spalding County … Continue Reading

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