Voting machine glitch not caused by software update; investigation ongoing

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: The election day malfunction of Spalding County voting machines was not caused by a software update as officials previously cited. Spalding County Election Supervisor Marcia Ridley on Thursday night confirmed the original information provided to her office and the Spalding Board of Elections was incorrect. The erroneous information was reported to […]

Police: Social media post in favor of President Trump leads to stabbing

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: A social media post in support of President Donald Trump led to a violent fight and left one man critically wounded with multiple stab wounds, officials say. The incident occurred at approximately 8:30 p.m. Nov. 3 – election day – in Thomaston. Officers of the Thomaston Police Department responded at 8:40 […]

BREAKING NEWS: Spalding County polls will remain open until 9 p.m.

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: Spalding County polls will remain open until 9 p.m., two hours after Georgia they were scheduled to close, due to what has been described as “a glitch” caused by a software update. Griffin Judicial Circuit Superior Court Judge Fletcher Sams ruled Tuesday afternoon that polls were to remain open two extra […]

Spalding voting machine “glitch” under investigation by Secretary of State

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: Spalding County voting machines are now functional after an alleged software glitch caused the machines to fail during the early hours of Election Day voting. Spalding County Board of Elections Chairman Margaret Bentley said a representative of Dominion – the company responsible for Georgia’s new voting machines – was responsible for […]