Spalding County officials announce actions taken in response to COVID-19

STAFF REPORT ::: The Spalding County Board of Commissioners has announced action and precautions regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, and say local officials are closely monitoring all federal, state and local public health announcements. Out of an abundance of caution, Spalding County will be taking the following necessary precautions to ensure the health and well-being of […]

City of Griffin issues response to COVID-19

STAFF REPORT ::: The city of Griffin has issued a press release regarding its response to the COVID-19 pandemic. It is posted below in its entirety: As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve on an hourly and daily basis, the City of Griffin is committed to continuing to provide our citizens, visitors and staff with […]

Law enforcement response at Kroger causes concern among customers

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: According to Spalding County Sheriff Wendell Beam, a law enforcement response witnessed by customers at Kroger Tuesday afternoon was not a serious incident. “There was a dispute in the county and the person involved appears to have gone to Kroger to report it,” Beam said. He explained that because the call […]