Griffin man struck, killed on interstate after wreck, alleged altercation with officer

STAFF REPORT ::: A Griffin man was struck by multiple vehicles and killed Sunday night in an incident on Interstate 75 in Monroe County. Authorities say 25-year-old Markel Dezman Matthews died after a wreck and alleged altercation with an off-duty officer of the Glynn County Police Department. “(The) preliminary investigation shows that Matthews struck the […]

Altercation leads to shots fired; multiple arrests

STAFF REPORT ::: An altercation that escalated to gunfire resulted in the arrests of several people on a variety of charges. According to a press release issued by Spalding County Sheriff Darrell Dix, the incident occurred at approximately 12:30 a.m. Oct. 18. Deputies responded to a report of shots fired at the end of Windsor […]

SHS substitute teacher accused of shoving student will not face criminal charges

CORRECTION – In the third to last paragraph of the Thursday, March 30, 2017, article about an alleged shoving invident at Spalding High School – in a direct quote of Capt. Dwayne Jones – The GRIP erroneously quoted Jones as saying the District Attorney determined no criminal charges would be brought against the staff member […]