BoE approves appointment of school system chief financial officer

STAFF REPORT ::: Byron Jones has been appointed as chief financial officer (CFO) of the Griffin-Spalding County School System. His appointment was approved by Board of Education members during the May 5 virtual meeting. Jones was previously employed by the Glynn County Board of Education where he served as its CFO for four months. Prior to […]

BoE approves appointment of new Griffin High principal

STAFF REPORT ::: The Griffin-Spalding County Board of Education on Tuesday night approved the appointment of Dr. Buford Tyrone Kellogg as principal of Griffin High School. Kellogg’s appointment was approved during a virtual special called Board of Education meeting. Kellogg has most recently served as principal of Putnam County High School for two years. Prior […]

Local high school graduation ceremonies have not been cancelled

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: Rumors circulating that local high school graduation ceremonies have been cancelled are just that – rumors. Officials of the Griffin-Spalding County School System say that decision has not been made. “We haven’t made a decision on graduation. We have not decided anything on graduation ceremonies as of yet,” said GSCSS Executive […]

GSCSS Board approves new executive directors

SUBMITTED ::: The Griffin-Spalding County Board of Education named four new executive directors at its May 2 meeting. Dr. Norman Sauce, Dr. Donald Warren, Sara Jones and Anthony Aikens will join GSCS as executive directors. Dr. Kiawana Kennedy, current assistant superintendent, was named deputy superintendent at the same meeting. These appointments are based on the recommendations […]

Angry outburst by Board of Education member interrupts executive session

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: An angry outburst by a Board of Education member interrupted an executive session that began shortly after tonight’s special called meeting began Mike Kendall, also a Griffin attorney, briefly walked out of the executive session, and speaking to Superintendent Curtis Jones said, “You need to go call 911 because somebody’s about to […]

Griffin-Spalding School Superintendent Curtis Jones accepts Bibb County position

STAFF REPORTS ::: Griffin-Spalding County Superintendent of Schools Curtis L. Jones, Jr. is the sole finalist for the position of school superintendent in Bibb County.  Jones will remain as superintendent of the Griffin-Spalding County School System for the remainder of the current school year, and the Board of Education will meet to develop a plan of […]

Board of Education approves hiring of new GHS Bears football coach

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: Jarrett Laws, who most recently held the position of head football coach at Drew High School in Clayton County, will immediately take the helm in that same capacity at Griffin High School. Laws hiring was on Tuesday evening approved by a vote of 3-0-1, with Board of Education members Barbara Jo […]