Griffin-Spalding County School System to resume operations Sept. 14

STAFF REPORT ::: The Griffin-Spalding County School System and central office will resume operations at standard hours Thursday, Sept. 14. Bus transportation may be delayed due to impassable roads and drivers utilizing alternate routes. The Kids in Action Elementary Afterschool program will resume at all sites, as well as other GSCSS afterschool events and activities. The […]

Griffin Electric: Power expected to be fully-restored by Thursday

STAFF REPORT ::: City of Griffin officials say progress is being made in efforts to restore electricity to those without power in the wake of Tropical Storm Irma. As Tropical Storm Irma passed over Spalding County on Monday, many areas experienced extensive damage from falling trees and downed power lines.  As of 3 p.m. Tuesday, several roads […]

Irma roars through Griffin-Spalding County causing significant damage

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: Tropical Storm Irma stormed through Griffin-Spalding County, leaving in her wake much property damage and thousands of homes and businesses without electricity. Widespread damage has been reported throughout the city of Griffin and Spalding County. Much of the damage appears to have been caused by fallen trees toppled by strong winds. […]