Spalding deputy thwarts armed robbery in progress at gas station

STAFF REPORT ::: An alert Spalding County Sheriff’s Office deputy thwarted what authorities are describing as a violent armed robbery in progress. According to Sheriff Darrell Dix, Deputy Logan Smith was patrolling Highway 19/41 near Birdie Road with his K9 partner, Rambo, at approximately 10 p.m. Thursday when he became spotted two men coming from […]

Five Griffin High School students arrested after two Monday morning fights

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: Five Griffin High School students were arrested Monday morning as a result of two separate and unrelated fights. According to Lt. Michael Natale, of the Griffin Police Department, the first incident involved four juveniles and the second involved two additional students. “In the first incident, four students were charged with fighting. […]