GBI: Tyus Park shooting was apparent suicide

STAFF REPORT ::: The Georgia Bureau of Investigation says the death of 33-year-old Neil Bond was an apparent suicide. The GBI investigation was requested by Spalding County Sheriff Darrell Dix after an officer involved shooting that resulted when deputies responded to a 911 call reporting Bond had made a suicide threat. According to a press […]

Officer involved shooting in Tyus Park

STAFF REPORT ::: A man described as “suicidal” was shot and killed Wednesday night by a Spalding County deputy. According to a press release issued by Sheriff Darrell Dix, deputies responded to a call of a suicidal man sitting in a vehicle at Wyomia Tyus Park at approximately 8:52 p.m. Upon arrival, the vehicle was […]

Parents want recreation projects on SPLOST list

JESSICA GREGORY ::: County commissioners spent the first hour of their regular meeting on Monday, Oct. 21 listening to parents, coaches and former coaches of swim and soccer teams lobbying for the May 2014 special purpose local option sales tax (SPLOST) referendum to include recreational projects. Though only seven spoke during the public comments session […]