Spalding High placed on “soft lock down” following fight; one student arrested

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: A Thursday morning fight at Spalding High School has resulted in the arrest of one student. According to Sheriff Darrell Dix, the fight led to the school being placed on a brief soft lock down. “There was a fight, and a student was taken into custody. The school was put on […]

Two middle school students charged after Friday fight with injuries

STAFF REPORT ::: Two middle school students are facing charges following a Friday afternoon fight. According to a press release issued by Spalding County Sheriff Darrell Dix, the incident involved two students and occurred at approximately 4:06 p.m. at Cowan Road Middle School. The school resource officer (SRO) responded to the area and observed two […]

GPD: GHS “shoe” fight was not unprovoked attack

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: Officials of the Griffin Police Department say all four Griffin High School students videotaped fighting in a boy’s restroom Monday, Dec. 7, were voluntary participants. According to Lt. Mike Natale, of the Office of the Chief, the four GHS students fought over a false allegation of stolen shoes. He said the […]