Griffin PD officer seriously injured in altercation with GHS student

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: An officer of the Griffin Police Department was seriously injured today in an altercation involving a Griffin High School student. Authorities say GHS School Resource Officer Jessie Davenport sustained serious injuries to both knees when a male student allegedly initiated a physical struggle. “The SRO was breaking up a fight and […]

Griffin High teacher and coach Bart Pinckney dies

SHEILA A. MATHEWS  ::: Griffin High School Coach Bartonia “Bart” Pinckney has passed away following an extended hospitalization. Pinckney was a math teacher and coached football, basketball and track at Griffin High School. During his 13-year career with the Griffin-Spalding County School System, he also taught at Spalding High School and Carver Road Middle School. […]