City of Griffin reverses decision denying Open Records to The GRIP

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: The city of Griffin (CoG) has reversed its previous position of refusing to produce public records pursuant to Open Records requests submitted by The GRIP. The GRIP Publisher Sheila Mathews had been notified that responses to Open Records requests would not be forthcoming until $523.40 in alleged arrears for prior Open […]

City of Griffin refusing to release public records to The GRIP

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: The city of Griffin is refusing to release public records to The GRIP. After filing formal complaints with the Georgia Attorney General’s Office alleging the city of Griffin has violated numerous provisions of the Open Records Act, The GRIP received notification from Griffin Chief of Staff Jessica Whatley-O’Connor stating access to […]

County BoC to request Attorney General’s Office investigate Sheriff’s Office’s Open Records actions

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: The Spalding County Board of Commissioners on Monday approved by a 4-0 vote a motion to request an investigation by the Georgia Attorney General’s Office to determine whether the Spalding County Sheriff’s Office violated Georgia’s Open Records Act following its administrative Internal Affairs investigation of David Gibson, the former captain of […]