BREAKING NEWS: All schools on lockdown per law enforcement request


According to Griffin-Spalding County Communications Director Judy Parker, all schools have been placed on lock down following a request from local law enforcement officials.

“All schools are under lockdown per request of the Sheriff. They’re pursuing someone in the community and they asked us to put all schools on lockdown,” Parker said.

There has been no incident involving any Spalding County school.

Parker said the school system has initiated automated phone calls to alert parents to the situation.

The GRIP will update this developing story as additional information becomes available.

UPDATE: According to Spalding County Sheriff Darrell Dix, Joseph Miller, the 27-year-old man being sought for allegedly threatening violence against local schools and law enforcement officers, has been apprehended.

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