William Glen Spoon, age 20, is being held in the Spalding County Jail following the shooting death of is girlfriend, Amber Nicole Clay. Spoon has been charged with murder, and no bond has been set.

Sheriff: Young woman shot, killed by boyfriend

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: The Spalding County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a Monday night shooting that resulted in the death of 22-year-old Amber Nicole Clay. Deputies responded to a call reporting a person shot at 11:37 p.m. at 120 Railroad … Continue Reading

Sheriff’s Office investigating early morning murder

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: The Spalding County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a murder that occurred early Tuesday morning. According to Sheriff Wendell Beam, 22-year-old Amber Clay sustained a single gunshot wound to the head. Clay was pronounced … 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

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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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