Griffin Fire-Rescue Toy Drive underway

STAFF REPORT ::: It’s that time of year again. The Griffin Firefighter Annual Toy Round-up has gotten off to a great start. Fire fighters are busy collecting toys through Dec. 16, at the three city fire stations: Station 1 at 310 N. Hill St. Station 2 (Headquarters) at 1420 Ellis Road Station 3 at 101 Crescent Way […]

Former Salvation Army finance manager pleads guilty to embezzlement of charitable funds

STAFF REPORT ::: Gary Hilliard has pleaded guilty to embezzling more than $272,000 from the Salvation Army Metro Atlanta Area Command while serving as its finance manager. “The Salvation Army provides a wide range of charitable programs and services to needy citizens in our community,” said U.S. Attorney John Horn. “Unfortunately, Mr. Hilliard chose to […]