Keith Simmons named superintendent of Griffin-Spalding County School System

STAFF REPORT ::: Keith Simmons, the former principal of Griffin High School, has been named superintendent of the Griffin-Spalding County School System. Simmons’ appointment was announced during a Tuesday afternoon special called meeting of the Spalding County Board of Education. Simmons is a veteran educator, having served as a teacher, coach, dean of students, assistant […]

BREAKING NEWS: All Griffin-Spalding public school in-person learning cancelled

STAFF REPORT ::: The Griffin-Spalding County School System will revert to at-home distance learning following the Christmas break. According to Interim Superintendent Donald Warren, this change is due to an increase in Spalding County COVID-19 cases. “Out of an abundance of caution, due to the current increase in COVID-19 cases in Spalding County, GSCS students […]

Angry outburst by Board of Education member interrupts executive session

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: An angry outburst by a Board of Education member interrupted an executive session that began shortly after tonight’s special called meeting began Mike Kendall, also a Griffin attorney, briefly walked out of the executive session, and speaking to Superintendent Curtis Jones said, “You need to go call 911 because somebody’s about to […]