Missing elderly man located with teamwork and technology

SUBMITTED ::: On Wednesday November 15, 2017 the Spalding County Sheriff’s Office was notified that Eddie Owens, 81 years of age, who was suffering from dementia, was missing and had not been seen since approximately 5 p.m. Nov. 14. Units from the Sheriff’s Office, Spalding County Fire and the Georgia Piedmont K-9 Search and Rescue team responded […]

GPD officer credited with saving distraught woman’s life

STAFF REPORT ::: Cpl. Chris Wilson, of the Griffin Police Department Uniform Patrol Division, is being credited with saving the life of a distraught woman. On Dec. 4, Wilson was dispatched to the Ellis Bridge Road in reference to a woman believed to be attempting suicide by jumping off the bridge. Upon arrival, Wilson found […]

Adoptable pet of the week

CoCo is a Chihuahua mix with a handsome chocolate & white coat. He is a neutered male that is current on all of his vaccinations. He loves to play with other dogs of his size and does not seem to mind cats. He is house trained but he would need a refresher course to be […]

Missing Spalding County woman found alive

SHEILA A MATHEWS ::: According to the Spalding  County Sheriff’s Office, 45-year-old Juleen Adkins, the Griffin woman missing since Friday, has been located alive. “She was found alive and has been transported to Spalding Reg. Hospital and is thoroughly being treated,” said Capt. Tony Ranieri, of the SCSO Criminal Investigation Division. “She was responsive and […]