City welding shop moderately damaged by fire

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: A quick response by personnel of Griffin Fire-Rescue prevented a major fire at the city of Griffin’s welding and tire shop from becoming a catastrophic environmental incident. The fire was first reported at approximately 10 … Continue Reading

Unofficial voting totals for Spalding County are in

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: The final unofficial results of Tuesday's runoff races are in and with all Spalding County votes counted, Don Hawbaker has won the Spalding County Board of Commissioner’s District 5 race with 1,080 votes over Joe McIntyre’s … Continue Reading

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Easter Eggstravaganza at The Rock Ranch Today

SUBMITTED::: A free, outdoor egg hunt will be held today (Saturday, April 12) from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The Rock Ranch, Truett Cathy’s 1500-acre property in Upson County. This event, appropriately called The Easter Eggstravaganza, will feature … Continue Reading

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COMMUNITY NEWS

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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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Success for GHS Culinary Arts

SUBMITTED ::: Griffin High School was represented well at the FCCLA Fall Competition at the Georgia National Fair. The GHS Culinary Academic Team placed second in the state in the FCCLA Culinary Knowledge Bowl. This was the second year competing … Continue Reading

Local non-profit organizations need your help

If one of your New Year's resolutions was to become more involved with the community or to give back more often, here are a few local organizations that could use your help. The Caring House Women’s Resource Center: Mission: Created 28 years ago … Continue Reading

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