Young child struck by vehicle, flown to Atlanta for treatment

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: A nine-year-old little girl was seriously injured Monday afternoon when she was struck by a vehicle on S. 15th St. According to Patrolman Austin Massey, of the Griffin Police Department Uniform Patrol Division, the incident occurred as the child attempted to cross the roadway. “He (the driver) had stopped on Meriwether […]

7-year-old found dead; GPD investigating circumstances

STAFF REPORTS ::: The Griffin Police Department on Wednesday morning responded to a 911 call reporting a child who was not breathing. Upon arriving at the 118 S. Brawner St. residence, the initial responding officer found the child was deceased. A death investigation was immediately initiated, and the preliminary investigation indicates the child passed away […]