Memorial service honors Henry County PD K-9 Thorr

STAFF REPORT ::: The Henry County Police Department said its final goodbyes to one of its own Friday morning as K-9 Thorr was honored in a memorial service. Public safety employees and citizens from the area gathered at Cannon Cleveland Funeral Home to pay respect to Thorr, who died as a result of injuries he […]

Henry County PD K-9 killed in I-75 wreck

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: A Henry County Police Department K-9 was killed in a Thursday night wreck on I-75. The wreck involved an HCPD K-9 Unit and a tractor trailer. According to Capt. Randy Lee, Officer T. Pilgrim and Officer W. Neville were conducting traffic enforcement near the 208 mile marker when their patrol unit […]

Serious wreck shuts down all northbound lanes of I-75

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: All northbound lanes of Interstate 75 are closed following a wreck involving a Henry County police officer and a tractor trailer. The wreck occurred at mile marker 207, and the Georgia State Patrol is on scene. According to Maj. Dwayne Jones, of the Spalding County Sheriff’s Office, the police officer did […]

Two Griffin men killed in early morning wreck

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: An early morning single-vehicle wreck in western Spalding County Tuesday morning claimed the lives of two young men – William Sliger, age 19, and Austin Dakotah Garner, age 20, both of Griffin. Trooper Ashley Williams, of the Georgia State Patrol-Griffin Post, said the wreck involved a 1999 Chevrolet Corvette and occurred […]

Thomaston woman killed Sunday in Pike County wreck

STAFF REPORT ::: A Thomaston woman was killed Sunday in a single vehicle wreck in Pike County. The Pike County Sheriff’s Office (PCSO) responded to the wreck at 1 p.m., but officials believe the wreck occurred many hours earlier. Authorities say the Toyota Four-runner driven by 22-year-old Tara Corley Hollingsworth left the roadway and struck […]

Zebulon man killed in Friday morning wreck

STAFF REPORT ::: A Zebulon man was killed Friday morning in a two-vehicle wreck on Highway 19. According to a press release issued by the Pike County Sheriff’s Office, the wreck occurred at 11:46 at the intersection of Highway 19 and Gresham Road. Authorities say a Chevrolet pickup truck was traveling westbound on Gresham Road […]

GSP: Two Friday night wrecks, one fatal, caused by alcohol

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: Officials say two Friday night wrecks – including one that took the life of a Henry County man – were caused by alcohol. According to Sgt. 1st Class K.J. Searcy, the Georgia State Patrol-Griffin Post commander, both wrecks occurred about an hour apart. The first was on North Expressway in the […]

Fatal wreck on North Expressway under investigation

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: A wreck in the vicinity of Minter Road and North Expressway has resulted in at least one fatality. According to Capt. Dwayne Jones, the investigation is active and ongoing. The public is asked to avoid this area if possible, and to anticipate delays if not. The GRIP will report additional information […]

Wreck causes damage, gas pump fire at Ringgold Superette

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: A single vehicle wreck has damaged and caused a fire at Ringgold Superette located on Jackson Road. According to Capt. Dwayne Jones, of the Spalding County Sheriff’s Office, preliminary reports indicate the wreck does not appear to have damaged the building. “It appears a vehicle jumped the curb at Ringgold’s Superette […]

GPD officer involved in wreck

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: An officer of the Griffin Police Department was on Tuesday night involved in a wreck on West Taylor Street. The incident involved Cpl. Dwayne Hancock, and occurred at approximately 6:30 p.m. on West Taylor Street. “…Hancock was attempting to make a left turn from the exit way of Sonic on to […]

Two injured when truck, ambulance collide in intersection

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: An early Thursday morning wreck involving an ambulance and a GMC Jimmy that occurred at the intersection of Highway 19 and Zebulon Road injured two people, one seriously. “The GMC Jimmy was traveling north on State Route 3 and the ambulance was coming out of Pike County going to a Spalding […]

GPD officer injured in Saturday night wreck

STAFF REPORTS ::: Officer Duon Dorsett, of the Griffin Police Department, was injured Saturday night in a multi-vehicle wreck. According to a statement released by GPD Chief Mike Yates, the incident occurred in the line of duty at approximately 9 p.m. “While in route (sic) to assist the Georgia State Patrol, operating in emergency mode, […]

Two transported to hospital following wreck at Moreland Road Elementary

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: Two people sustained what appears to be minor injuries resulting from a Monday afternoon collision in the Moreland Road Elementary School car rider line. According to Capt. Dwayne Jones, of the Spalding County Sheriff’s Office, the incident occurred when school was dismissing for the day. “The child was getting in grandmother’s […]

Two killed, two critically injured in Pike County wreck

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Authorities identify woman killed in Thursday afternoon wreck

STAFF REPORT ::: The Spalding County Sheriff’s Office on Thursday afternoon responded to a report of a wreck on State Route 16 (Newnan Road) east of Maloy Road. According to a press release issued by Sheriff Darrell Dix, deputies responded at 1:52 p.m., and upon arrival, discovered that a city of Griffin dump truck and […]