Two GSCSS students face disciplinary action after knives were located on school property

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: Two Griffin-Spalding County School Systems students are facing disciplinary action for having knives on school property Tuesday. The first incident occurred on a school bus as it was transporting students to Cowan Road Middle School. Officials say a student notified the bus driver that a male student was in possession of […]

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 […]