Griffin curfew lists 12 exemptions; others face $1,000 fine, up to six months in jail

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: Griffin City Manager Kenny Smith is responding to citizen concerns regarding the curfew enacted Tuesday night by the Board of Commissioners. According to Smith, the purpose of the curfew is to limit transmission of COVID-19. “Hopefully it will keep people from being out spreading the coronavirus. They just need to stay […]

Alleged cop killer now in official custody, being held in Clayton County Jail

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: Michael Bowman, the man accused of killing Officer Kevin Jordan of the Griffin Police Department, has been discharged from Atlanta Medical Center and is now being held in the Clayton County Jail. Griffin Judicial Circuit District Attorney Scott Ballard said Bowman appeared Thursday in Spalding County Magistrate Court, where he was […]