Orrs Elementary student allegedly brought knife to school

STAFF REPORT ::: An Orrs Elementary School student on Friday, Sept. 29, was allegedly in possession of a knife on the school bus. According to a letter to parents issued by Griffin-Spalding County School System Communications and Partnerships Executive Director Kimberly Willis Green, another student brought the alleged incident to administrators’ attention. “A student aboard […]

Spalding High student arrested for possession of weapon on campus

SUBMITTED ::: Spalding County Sheriff Darrell Dix reports that a Spalding High School student has been arrested by the school resource officer and charged with possession of a weapon on school campus. The juvenile was in possession of a knife that was observed by a teacher of the school. No confrontation or threats were reported […]

Middle school student charged in Monday weapon incident

STAFF REPORT ::: According to a press release issued by Spalding County Sheriff Darrell Dix, a 13-year-old male Rehoboth Road Middle School student was on Monday, Jan. 9, charged with possessing a weapon on school property. The teen was observed by other students carrying a knife. The students notified a school administrator who conducted the initial investigation. The […]

School official confirms another elementary weapon incident

SHEILA MATHEWS ::: An official of the Griffin-Spalding County School System has confirmed that another weapon incident occurred today. According to Superintendent Curtis Jones, the student was in possession of a pocket knife. Although he declined to identify which school was involved, or even if it was in the city of Griffin or outlying Spalding […]

Officials report fourth weapon incident in local school within one week

STAFF REPORTS ::: Officials of the Griffin-Spalding County School System have reported a second incident today in which a student was found to be in possession of a knife. The first incident took place at Atkinson Elementary School, where a classroom teacher discovered the knife. The knife was secured and school administrators were immediately notified. […]