Stepping Stones employee charged with simple battery, reckless conduct after child is injured

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: An employee of Stepping Stones Educational Therapy Center – Jennis Phillips Rooks, also known as Mary Jeanell Rooks – has been arrested on charges of simple battery and reckless conduct in relation to an incident involving a … Continue Reading

Suspect arrested in string of southside Griffin burglaries

STAFF REPORT ::: The Griffin Police Department has arrested the person accused of committing multiple burglaries on the southside of the city of Griffin. According to a press release issued by the GPD, Nickolas Creswell was on Nov. 15, at … Continue Reading

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ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

The answer, my friend, is blowin’ in the wind

This column written by Dr. Bob Hayden was previously published in the print edition of The GRIP. That title is not original with me. You may recognize it from Bob Dylan’s song of 1962. Originally penned as a war protest piece, it asks searching … Continue Reading

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COMMUNITY NEWS

Five Loaves & Two Fish needs Thanksgiving donations

ELAINE KRUGMAN ::: Special Contributor to The GRIP Five Loaves and Two Fish Food Pantry provides groceries for families in need, but they are requesting your help, especially before Thanksgiving, when the demand is the greatest. Would it not be … Continue Reading

Rushton’s Hope serves the least among us in the community, giving love and grace

RON COOK ::: Special Contributor to The GRIP I don’t know what to do! I don’t know where to go! I don’t know who to turn to! I am at the end of my rope! You’re my last hope! For the last 10 years, Rushton’s Hope has been responding to … Continue Reading

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

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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