BREAKING NEWS: Secretary of State, legislative delegation call for resignation of Spalding Election Supervisor Marcia Ridley

STAFF REPORT ::: Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger and the Spalding County legislative delegation including Sen. Marty Harbin, Rep. David Knight and Rep. Karen Mathiak are calling for the resignation of Spalding County Election Supervisor Marcia Ridley. The call for Ridley’s resignation follows what Raffensperger’s office calls “serious management issues and poor decision making” […]

County BoC tables new airport bond referendum; potential “alternative funding source” referenced

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: The Spalding County Commission has tabled its vote on a referendum calling a general obligation bond that was to appear on the November general election ballot. Cited as the reason for postponing action on the bond was a potential alternate funding source. No specific details were provided regarding that funding source, […]

Approved airport referendum will not be on November ballot

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: The Grip has confirmed there will be no yes-or-no referendum regarding the proposed new Griffin-Spalding County airport on the November general election ballot. During the airport discussion at the April 7 Spalding County Board of Commissioners meeting, Commissioner Raymond Ray expressed concern, citing public comments made that evening indicating residents felt […]