The GRIP responds with objection to subpoena demanding production of records in federal trial

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: The GRIP has responded to a subpoena in a federal civil rights trial demanding Publisher Sheila Mathews produce work product associated with multiple investigative reports primarily involving the Spalding County Sheriff’s Office. The subpoena was issued as part of Civil Action No. 3-15-CV-163-TCB – Jessica Kelley, et al. v. Captain David […]

EEOC: Sheriff Beam was aware of sexually hostile work environment, failed to take corrective action

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has completed its investigation into complaints filed by five female employees of the Spalding County Sheriff’s Office and released its findings regarding allegations against David Gibson, former captain of the Uniform Patrol Division, and Sheriff Wendell Beam, both of whom are being sued in their […]