Fla. man convicted in Spalding armed robbery; sentenced to life without possibility of parole

STAFF REPORT ::: A Florida man has been convicted of multiple felony charges related to a 2019 armed robbery at Ringgold’s Grocery. Lend Byrd Jefferson, age 28, was convicted Thursday of two counts of aggravated assault, two counts of armed robbery, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony and possession of a […]

BREAKING NEWS: Spalding County polls will remain open until 9 p.m.

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: Spalding County polls will remain open until 9 p.m., two hours after Georgia they were scheduled to close, due to what has been described as “a glitch” caused by a software update. Griffin Judicial Circuit Superior Court Judge Fletcher Sams ruled Tuesday afternoon that polls were to remain open two extra […]