His life counted: Vietnam veteran laid to rest with full military honors

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: Replete with a 21-gun salute, the emotionally haunting notes of “Taps” and the presentation of the United States flag on behalf of a grateful nation, Vietnam veteran Thomas Earl Cummings was on Thursday laid to rest with full military honors in Griffin’s Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery. Hundreds of people attended to pay […]

Homeless Vietnam veteran will be laid to rest Thursday morning

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: Thomas Earl Cummings, the 70-year-old homeless veteran who died April 10 as a result of injuries he sustained when struck by a vehicle March 24, will be laid to rest at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 2, 2019. Spalding County Coroner Sonny Foster, his staff and Georgia State Patrol Trooper Logan Pryor […]

Funeral procession for GPD Officer Kevin Jordan will honor his service

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: The Griffin Police Department is finalizing its intention to honor its slain brother, Officer Kevin Jordan. The funeral will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Monday, June 9, at Oak Hill Baptist Church located at 100 Lakeside Road, Williamson. The procession will then depart the church and travel to Williamson Road. From […]