Jermaine Lawrence, aka Jermaine McKibbens, is being sought by the Griffin Police Department is connection to the March 17 armed robbery of Amin's Food Mart located at 837 Experiment St. Lawrence is facing charges of armed robbery and aggravated assault and additional charges are pending. Investigators say the suspect should be considered armed and dangerous. Anyone with information pertaining to his whereabouts is asked to immediately contact 911 or Sgt. Sommer Bales at 770.229.6450 ext. 507.

Armed robbery, aggravated assault suspect being sought

STAFF REPORTS ::: The Griffin Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating Jermaine Lawrence, also known as Jermaine McKibben, a suspect in the March 17 armed robbery of Amin’s Food Mart located at 837 Experiment St. Authorities … Continue Reading

Friday shooting leaves one man in critical condition

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: The Griffin Police Department is investigating a Friday evening shooting that occurred at Triple 8 Grocery Store at the intersection of N. 9th and Tinsley streets. One individual was wounded in the incident and was transported … Continue Reading

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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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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


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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