Local Vietnam veteran awarded medals

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: For Griffin resident and Vietnam War veteran David Baugh, what began as an effort to verify and correct his military service record became an experience that left him shocked…and overjoyed. “I was not expecting anything like that. It was just beyond my wildest dreams,” Baugh said of learning he was to […]

ISIS threat: responses from the GPD and SCSO

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: The city of Griffin Police Department and the Spalding County Sheriff’s Office have received a Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) alert regarding an alleged Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) threat against a Spalding County resident. According to Sheriff Wendell Beam, no threat has been made against the city of […]