Sixth-grade student arrested in connection with school bomb threats

STAFF REPORT ::: A sixth-grade student of Rehoboth Road Middle School has been charged in connection with recent online threats against local schools. According to a press release issued by Sheriff Darrell Dix, the male student has been charged with 12 counts of terroristic threats and acts and eight counts of disorderly conduct for allegedly […]

Silence is just as damning as hurtful words

This editorial column written by Maria McCoy was previously published in the print edition of The GRIP. I have seen post after post on social media regarding the removal of the General Lee statue in Charlottesville. Many people are glossing over the real issue and focusing on the statue removal. If you look to Facebook, […]

Griffin Police Department responds to “The Purge” threat

STAFF REPORTS ::: The Griffin Police Department on Wednesday released a statement regarding “The Purge” meme circulating on social media sites. The press release states the GPD is very aware of the so-called “Purge” event that is circulating throughout social media claiming there will be such an event in Griffin this Friday night, Aug. 29. […]