Sheriff on shooting: Attempted burglar is accountable for outcome of situation

STAFF REPORT ::: Spalding County Sheriff Darrell Dix has confirmed that a Wednesday morning shooting that occurred on Willow Drive has been ruled self defense. According to a press release issued by Dix, deputies responded to the residence at … Continue Reading

Sheriff: Burglary thwarted when homeowner shoots perpetrator

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: The Spalding County Sheriff's Office is investigating an incident reported as a residential burglary during which the alleged suspect was shot. According to Sheriff Darrell Dix, homeowners were inside their residence when a … Continue Reading

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ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Griffin Choral Arts presents Bravo!

SUBMITTED ::: Start your spring with Bravo, a Griffin Choral Arts concert, in March. Griffin Choral Arts (GCA) will collaborate with the Clayton State University Chorale and Dr. Michael Fuchs, the director of choral activities at Clayton State … Continue Reading

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COMMUNITY NEWS

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

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

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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