Spalding County inmates graduate Serve Safe program

STAFF REPORT ::: Five inmates of the Spalding County Jail have graduated from the Serve-Safe Program, an initiative of the Spalding County Sheriff’s Office and Aramark Food Services. The Jan. 9 graduation marks the third successful class since the programs inception. Designed to teach potential restaurant employees the skills necessary to safely and properly prepare […]

SCSO inmates graduate training program

STAFF REPORT ::: A second class of inmates has graduated from the Spalding County Sheriff’s Office Serve-Safe Program. This partnership between the SCSO and Aramark Food Services is designed to teach potential restaurant employees the skills needed to safely and properly prepare food in a commercial setting. “The program was sponsored by the Aramark Food […]

GPD holds judgmental use of force training

  SHEILA  A. MATHEWS ::: As part of its ongoing officer training, the Griffin Police Department recently held Judgmental Use of Force training. For the first time, in addition to its officers, the PD this year extended an invitation to members of the local media to participate in similar training exercises entitled Citizen Police Encounters […]

County details new employee travel reimbursement policy

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: The Spalding County Board of Commissioners has reached consensuses on several aspects that will be included in an employee travel policy. This policy will implement guidelines and restrictions regarding reimbursable expenses, which until now, has not been enforceable. Commissioner Bart Miller said during his years of county employment, he was told […]