Former GHS teacher sentenced to prison for child sex crimes

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: Brandy Lynn Nickels, the former Griffin High School teacher charged with numerous sex crimes involving multiple students, has plead guilty in Spalding County Superior Court and been sentenced for her crimes. “She plead guilty to two counts of sexual assault and one count of child molestation. She received a sentence of […]

BREAKING NEWS: Local karate instructor charged with child molestation

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: A local karate instructor has been arrested by the Griffin Police Department and charged with child molestation and enticing a child for indecent purposes. According to Griffin Police Department Chief Mike Yates, Daniel George has been arrested and charged in connection to a complaint filed by a parent. Filed by former […]

Missing child safely recovered by Sheriff’s Office

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: The Spalding County Sheriff’s Office has safely located a 12-year-old little girl being sought in an interference with custody case. The young girl is the daughter of 31-year-old Steven Keith Spires, formerly of 88 Ponderosa Road, Griffin. In addition to the current charge related to allegedly being in violation of a […]

Local teacher arrested on multiple felony child sexual assault charges

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: Stephen Chapman, age 51, of Griffin, was arrested Friday, Aug. 14, at Griffin High School where he taught math and coached the tennis team. Chapman was arrested on five felony charges including of aggravated rape, aggravated sodomy, incest, aggravated sexual battery and aggravated child molestation. Authorities say the crimes have been […]