SHS placed on lockdown following equipment accident

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: Spalding High School was briefly placed on lockdown Thursday morning as a precautionary measure, but authorities report there was no incident. According to Spalding County Sheriff’s Office Captain Dwayne Jones, the lockdown was determined to have resulted from an equipment accident. “The school was on a brief lockdown. All is clear […]

Sheriff: Suspect who allegedly threatened schools, law enforcement in custody

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: According to Spalding County Sheriff Darrell Dix, Joseph Miller, the 27-year-old man being sought for allegedly threatening violence against local schools and law enforcement officers, has been apprehended. The GRIP will report additional information as it becomes available.

BREAKING NEWS: All schools on lockdown per law enforcement request

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: According to Griffin-Spalding County Communications Director Judy Parker, all schools have been placed on lock down following a request from local law enforcement officials. “All schools are under lockdown per request of the Sheriff. They’re pursuing someone in the community and they asked us to put all schools on lockdown,” Parker said. […]