BREAKING NEWS: Elementary school locked down following nearby drive-by shooting

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: Cowan Road Elementary School is on lockdown as a result of an alleged drive-by shooting incident that occurred in its vicinity. According to Spalding County Sheriff Darrell Dix, the incident did not involve the elementary school. “There were some shots fired over in the Hallmark subdivision, so just out of caution, […]

Investigation of CRES principal cites inappropriate relationships, sexual innuendo, foul language and mismanagement

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: The Griffin-Spalding County School System investigation that resulted in the resignation Alecia McCray, principal of Cowan Road Elementary School, documented numerous concerns dating back to early 2017. According to the investigation’s summary, there is a broad range of allegations including, but not limited to, fraudulent use of Title I funds, the […]

Cowan Road Elementary principal resigns; GSCSS alleges multiple ethical violations were substantiated

STAFF REPORT ::: Griffin-Spalding County School System (GSCSS) has accepted the resignation of Aleshia McCray as principal of Cowan Road Elementary School. Hoby Davenport will on Monday, Oct. 30, assume the position of interim principal while the search for McCrary’s replacement is conducted. McCray was placed on leave Oct. 5, 2017, pending the outcome of […]