Youth Summit to be held Aug. 24

FROM STAFF REPORTS::: Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., Xi Beta Omega Chapter, PANEL Inc. and other community service partners will present a Youth Community Summit from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, at the University of Georgia-Griffin Campus The summit is free and specifically targets male and female youth in middle and high […]

Board of Education dismisses sexual harassment complaint

In a personnel hearing conducted Tuesday, April 17, the Griffin-Spalding County Board of Education dismissed the sexual harassment complaint of Kennedy Road Middle School (KRMS) employee, Shonte Ivey, against Superintendent Dr. Curtis Jones. The grievance was denied in a 3-1 vote with Michael Kendall , District 1, dissenting. The board heard evidence from several witnesses, […]

Safehouse begins rebuilding

A portion of Hill Street was temporarily shut down today as crews hoisted lumber necessary to build Safehouse Coffee and Tea’s new roof. Jacob Orr, Safehouse manager, has already sketched a new layout for the much-anticipated return to the old building at 109 S. Hill Street, but for now, he’s keeping them under wraps.  “We […]

Griffin-Spalding will hold 9/11 commemoration service

The city of Griffin and Spalding County have invited all public safety officers and the general public to a commemoration service on Sept. 9 in honor of the 10th anniversary of September 11, 2001. “Spalding County and the city of Griffin cordially invite you to join us as we solemnly commemorate 10 years of American […]