Two schools evacuated following alleged threat; normal operations resumed following searches

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: The Tuesday morning evacuation and subsequent searches of Rehoboth Road Middle School and Spalding High School returned “negative results” related to an alleged threat reported earlier that morning. According to Capt. Dwayne Jones, of the Spalding County Sheriff’s Office, the threats were reported by the Griffin-Spalding County School System. “Evidently they […]

No explosive device located in Spalding County Courthouse

By Sheila A. Mathews Managing Editor Following the complete Wednesday morning evacuation of the Spalding County Courthouse, a thorough search found no explosive device and public safety personnel have issued clearance for normal business to resume. The Grip has learned that the threat was made specifically against the Magistrate Court, alleging a bomb would detonate just after […]

Wednesday morning courthouse bomb threat under investigation

By Sheila A. Mathews Managing Editor The Grip has received confirmation that on Wednesday morning, a bomb threat was called in to the Spalding County Courthouse. Personnel of the Spalding County Sheriff’s Office, the Spalding County Fire Department and the Griffin Police Department and Griffin Fire-Rescue are on scene and have several blocks in the […]