Senior Center cleaned and treated for bed bugs

STAFF REPORT ::: In what officials refer to as “an abundance of caution,” the Spalding County Senior Center has been cleaned and treated for bed bugs. This follows an Oct. 25, report from a Senior Center participant who reported to staff he had bug bites on his skin. Staff then contacted Peachtree Pest Control, the […]

Griffin Police Department now equipped with Narcan

SUBMITTED ::: The Griffin Police Department has announced receipt of Narcan, which officials describe as a “lifesaving drug.” Narcan is used to help save the life of a victim of an opioid overdose. Authorities say Narcan will only reverse the effects of a person having an opioid overdose. The rescue kits that will be utilized […]

SCSO personnel soon to field Narcan, emergency drug overdose treatment

STAFF REPORT ::: Personnel of the Spalding County Sheriff’s Office will soon be fielding Narcan (naloxone) kits to be used in the event of a drug overdose. According to a press release issued by Spalding County Sheriff Darrell Dix, this potentially-life saving measure is being made possible with the assistance of a local businessman. “With […]