Additional criminal and constitutional violations alleged against Smart Web referred to GBI

SHEILA A. MATHEWS :::Spalding County Sheriff Darrell Dix says his request for a GBI investigation of former Spalding County Marshal Smart Web includes further allegations of both criminal and constitutional violations in addition to the June 14 Maloy … Continue Reading

BREAKING: One woman killed, man seriously wounded in Thursday morning shooting; suspect in custody

STAFF REPORT :::An arrest has been made in an early Thursday morning shooting that killed one woman and left a man seriously wounded. The Griffin Police Department responded at approximately 2:51 a.m. to Vineyard Village Apartments at 1547 Highway … Continue Reading

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ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Main Street Players presents Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

Photo provided by Main Street Players NORMA RICHARDSON, special contributor to The GRIP ::: The Main Street Players 20th anniversary season continues with Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, a gleefully entertaining comedy inspired by the work … Continue Reading

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COMMUNITY NEWS

Today’s 2nd Saturday event highlights local industry, businesses, community partners, more

STAFF REPORT :::If you are looking for family friendly fun, check out today’s 2nd Saturday event – May’d in Griffin – from 2 to 5 p.m. A celebration of Griffin, the Downtown Council and Main Street Program have teamed up with the Chamber of … Continue Reading

Downtown Griffin 2nd Saturday Art on Tap brings artists, demonstrations, live music and more

Photo provided by city of Griffin STAFF REPORT ::: Downtown Griffin will host more than 25 local artists Saturday for the 2nd Saturday Art on Tap event. The Griffin Main Street Program and Griffin Downtown Council partner … Continue Reading

Register March 26 for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Day Parade

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: Spalding County’s historic Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Day 2022 will be held on April 2, with the theme of Woven Together in the Struggle for Justice, Change, Equity and Hope. Parade participants will begin … Continue Reading

Join today’s Second Saturday Cupid Shuffle for family fun in Downtown Griffin

STAFF REPORT ::: Love is in the air today as the city of Griffin Economic Development team has partnered with the Griffin Downtown Council and the Griffin Main Street Program to host the Second Saturday Cupid Shuffle, a Valentine event that will … Continue Reading

Griffin BoC to consider compromise in Camellia Hill rezoning request

Developers are seeking rezoning of the property located at 670 S. Hill St., known locally as Camelia Hill. If the city staff recommendation is approved, 12 homes would be constructed on the 4.296-acre lot. Photo credit: Sheila Mathews SHEILA A. … Continue Reading

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