Doc Holliday BBQ & Music Festival returns

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: The annual Doc Holliday Barbecue and Music Festival will return to downtown Griffin Sept. 22 and 23, bringing with it entertainment of the past and present. This family-friendly event not only offers entertainment for all, but has made it more affordable than ever before. In past years, the festival was a […]

Downtown Griffin is where to be for Halloween

JESSICA GREGORY ::: Each year, thousands of families bring their young ghouls, superheros and princesses to  ‘haunt’ downtown Griffin and go trick-or-treating at the many businesses that give out candy and coupons. Event organizer Kenda Woodard, Griffin Main Street Director, expects participation to be just as high this year, if not higher due to additional […]

Rumblefish lead singer a Griffin native

ALEXANDER CAIN ::: There’s more than just a song in her heart for Heather Statham. The Griffin native and lead singer of the June Jam headlining band “RumbleFish,” has both a history with and strong ties to the city and local community. “I’m still me; I’m still the same girl that was a Griffin High […]

Five local female entrepreneurs share business insights

Although the United States economy continues to struggle, small businesses are leading the way to recovery. According to the United States Small Business Administration (SBA), the most recent Census data shows continued growth, with 902,694 small businesses in operation in Georgia, representing 97.7 percent of all employers and employing 45 percent of the workforce. (SBA […]