Pike County man arrested on multiple charges of sexual exploitation of children

STAFF REPORT ::: A Pike County man has been arrested on multiple counts of sexual exploitation of children. The seven felony charges are related to the alleged possession of child pornography. Brent Stein, age 67, of Meansville, was on Wednesday arrested by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s Child Exploitation and Computer Crimes (CEACC) Unit with […]

Orrs Elementary School teacher Roxie Davis disciplined after controversial lesson

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: Roxie Davis, a fourth-grade teacher at Orrs Elementary School, has received an official letter of directive related a classroom lesson that included the sharing of a CNN 10 Kid News clip about President Donald Trump’s comments pertaining to some NFL players kneeling during the National Anthem. The disciplinary action followed an […]

GPD, school officials offer differing accounts of teacher sex crime investigation

Publisher’s Note – It has come to my attention that an article published online Friday, May 19, 2017 – Griffin-Spalding teacher arrested on multiple sex charges – contains factually inaccurate information. This information was obtained directly from Judy Parker, executive director of the Griffin-Spalding County School System Communications and Partnerships Department. This article both corrects […]

Griffin-Spalding teacher arrested on multiple sex charges

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: A teacher with the Griffin-Spalding County School System has been arrested on a variety of sex-related charges. According to a press release issued by the Griffin Police Department, the GPD, in conjunction with the Griffin-Spalding County School System, received information alleging inappropriate actions by a teacher with students. Brandy L. Nickels, age […]

SHS substitute teacher accused of shoving student will not face criminal charges

CORRECTION – In the third to last paragraph of the Thursday, March 30, 2017, article about an alleged shoving invident at Spalding High School – in a direct quote of Capt. Dwayne Jones – The GRIP erroneously quoted Jones as saying the District Attorney determined no criminal charges would be brought against the staff member […]