Griffin-Spalding County School System announces closure through Wednesday

STAFF REPORT ::: The Griffin-Spalding County School System has announced it will be closed for students and staff on Tuesday, Jan. 17 as the community continues to recover from the tornadoes that struck Spalding County. The school system was already scheduled to be closed Monday, Jan. 16, in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. […]

Residents urged to stay home while emergency response to extensive storm damage is underway

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: Griffin City Manager Jessica O’Connor is urging residents to stay home to enable emergency personnel to respond to the most immediate storm-related needs and prevent further injuries and damage. “Stay home! They’re getting out and we can’t get anywhere because they’re in the way. So, if they will stay home that […]

Crescent Elementary opened to Griffin residents who remain without power

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: Griffin Electric crews continue to work to restore power in the city where 425 households remain without electricity following severe Wednesday evening storms. To assist those who remain without power, Crescent Elementary School has been opened and Griffin Fire-Rescue, Griffin Police Department and City Church are on hand now. Chick-fil-A Taylor […]