BREAKING NEWS: Smart Web deputization revoked; no longer employed by Spalding County

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: Smart Web is no longer employed by Spalding County. The change in Web’s employment status was announced during the Monday night Board of Commissioners meeting. Web, who headed up the newly-established Marshal’s Office, County Manager Steve Ledbetter and other officials have been subjected to community criticism since a June 14 incident […]

Details emerge regarding animal cruelty complaint against GPD officer

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: A Thursday afternoon Facebook post accusing an officer of the Griffin Police Department of animal cruelty led to calls for the officer’s termination. Posted under a Facebook account identified by the name Jordin Elizabeth Mitchell, the complaint read, “I’ve never been so appalled by an officer before.” It went on to […]

Owner of “Griffin Mud Dogs” now jailed

STAFF REPORTS ::: Susan Collier, owner of the “Griffin Mud Dogs” was on Wednesday, July 22, sentenced in Spalding County Magistrate Court to sixty days in the Spalding County Jail for 34 counts of dogs kept in unsanitary conditions. Collier, entered a plea of guilty to 34 counts of dogs kept in unsanitary conditions, 15 […]