Former GHS teacher sentenced to prison for child sex crimes

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: Brandy Lynn Nickels, the former Griffin High School teacher charged with numerous sex crimes involving multiple students, has plead guilty in Spalding County Superior Court and been sentenced for her crimes. “She plead guilty to two counts of sexual assault and one count of child molestation. She received a sentence of […]

Sexual assault: We must all speak up to stop the horrors

This editorial column written by Maria McCoy appeared in the previous print edition of The GRIP. I read a news story this morning regarding Harvey Weinstein. I was shocked at the allegations against him, sure, but what shocked me even more was that this has been an ongoing issue for years in Hollywood and nobody […]

SCSO investigating alleged sexual assault

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: The GRIP has confirmed that the Spalding County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a sexual assault that allegedly occurred at Tyus Park on Monday, Feb. 13. According to Capt. Dwayne Jones, the investigation indicates this is an isolated incident. “We are investigating a sexual assault that occurred yesterday at Tyus Park,” Jones […]