Two arrested in Jackson non-gang related shooting incident

STAFF REPORT ::: Two individuals have been arrested in connection to a Friday night shooting in Jackson that took the life of Cederrius Hastings, a 16-year-old Griffin High football player, and left three others wounded. At approximately 12:30 a.m. May 21, deputies of the Butts County Sheriff’s Office responded to persons shot at a residence […]

Large Griffin crowd at scene of Jackson drive-by where GHS student was shot and killed

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: The Butts County Sheriff’s Office is continuing its investigation of a late Friday night drive-by shooting that took the life of a Griffin teenager and left three others wounded. According to Maj. Darrell Powers, of the Butts County Sheriff’s Office and the lead investigator in the case, the incident occurred on […]