Bomb threat results in school lock down

STAFF REPORT ::: A bomb threat Friday morning resulted in Rehoboth Road Middle School being placed on a Level 2 lock down. According to a press release issued by Spalding County Sheriff Darrell Dix, the Griffin-Spalding County School System reported the incident. “We want to make you aware of an incident that occurred this morning. […]

Two schools evacuated following alleged threat; normal operations resumed following searches

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: The Tuesday morning evacuation and subsequent searches of Rehoboth Road Middle School and Spalding High School returned “negative results” related to an alleged threat reported earlier that morning. According to Capt. Dwayne Jones, of the Spalding County Sheriff’s Office, the threats were reported by the Griffin-Spalding County School System. “Evidently they […]

Rehoboth Road Middle School scene of second student arrest for alleged threat

STAFF REPORT ::: For the second consecutive days, a Rehoboth Road Middle School student has been arrested for allegedly threatening to shoot up the school. According to a press release issued by Spalding County Sheriff Darrell Dix, the student was taken into custody after a teacher reportedly overheard the threat being made in a classroom. […]

Threat to “shoot up” middle school leads to arrest of one student

STAFF REPORT ::: A Rehoboth Road Middle School student is in custody and being held at the Regional Youth Detention Center for allegedly threatening to “shoot up the school.” According to a press release issued by Spalding County Sheriff Darrell Dix, investigators responded to the school Tuesday after a letter was located in a classroom. […]

Two Rehoboth Road Middle School students face felony weapon charge

STAFF REPORT ::: Two Rehoboth Road Middle School students face felony charges in connection to alleged weapons incidents. According to a letter issued to RRMS parents, both incidents took place within one week. “A student reported seeing the knife in the possession of another student. The knife was confiscated without incident. This is the second […]

Middle school student charged in Monday weapon incident

STAFF REPORT ::: According to a press release issued by Spalding County Sheriff Darrell Dix, a 13-year-old male Rehoboth Road Middle School student was on Monday, Jan. 9, charged with possessing a weapon on school property. The teen was observed by other students carrying a knife. The students notified a school administrator who conducted the initial investigation. The […]

Superintendent to administrators: Apply upper level of discipline matrix to weapons infractions

SHEILA A. MATHEWS :::  Originally printed in the September 26, 2013 edition of The Grip. Following the submission of Open Records requests to the Griffin-Spalding County School System and the Spalding County Sheriff’s Office, additional information is now available regarding the Sept. 3 Rehoboth Middle School incident in which two students were allegedly in possession […]