Attorney on GPD restructuring: the only men left standing were black

SHEILA MATHEWS ::: Attorneys representing two former officers of the Griffin Police Department have issued a letter of demand to city officials, alleging the recent GPD restructuring illegally resulted in their clients’ termination of employment based on racial discrimination. The Grip has obtained a copy of the letter submitted to City Manager Kenny Smith from […]

NAACP: Senior programs at two facilities replicates Jim Crow days

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: After being addressed by Griffin-Spalding County NAACP President Jewel Walker-Harps, the Spalding County Commission on Monday tabled the matter of a lease agreement with the McIntosh Trail Council on Aging, an organization dedicated to serving those who are economically, physically, or socially disadvantaged. Walker-Harps previously appeared before the board regarding this issue, […]