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Get to Know Your Syracuse Orange Man: #97, DE Brandon Berry  Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Magician

Berry looks to be a regular contributor behind the dynamic duo of Alton Robinson and Kendall Coleman.



Griffin High School students march out of class in 'protest for prayer'  FOX 5 Atlanta

Nearly 50 students marched out of Griffin High School Thursday after school officials reportedly pushed back on a student-led plan to hold an on-campus vigil for ...



Griffin teen killed crossing the street  11Alive.com WXIA

GRIFFIN, Ga. -- Griffin High School student Lanazia Mizell died in the early morning hours of Sept. 28. She was hit while crossing North Expressway at Vineyard ...



Georgia high school in Top 40 for producing NFL players  Atlanta Journal Constitution

There have been 20 professional football players to come out of this high school south of Atlanta.



Two high school communities coping with student deaths support each other in hour of need  11Alive.com WXIA

GRIFFIN, Ga. -- Two communities, both dealing with tremendous loss, are coming together to support each another as they cope with painful tragedy. Griffin High ...



Middle school student charged with series of school threats in Spalding County  CBS46 News Atlanta

Griffin, GA (CBS46) A sixth grade student at Rehoboth Road Middle School in Spalding County has been charged with several counts of making terrorist threats ...



Metro Atlanta student offered over $3 million in scholarships  11Alive.com WXIA

Michael Webb is a standout student-athlete at Griffin High School. Now he's well on his way continuing his academic career.



Curtis Jones accepts Griffin's key to the city  13WMAZ.com

GRIFFIN, Ga. — Bibb County Schools Superintendent and National Superintendent of the Year, Curtis Jones, is still riding high on his accomplishment.



GRIFFIN FOOTBALL: Reid approved as Bears new head coach (UPDATED: w/ minor updates)  Griffin Daily News

By a vote of 4-0 during the Griffin-Spalding County Board of Education's special called meeting late Monday afternoon, Kareem Reid was approved to be the ...



Spalding High performs 'Nerds'  Griffin Daily News

The Spalding High School Chorus will present "Nerds," an original musical, April 25 at 7 p.m. at Griffin Auditorium. The Spalding High School Chorus will present ...



STATE FOOTBALL: Dutchtown High tops Griffin to reach Elite Eight  Henry Herald

Dutchtown High School played host to the Sweet 16 round of the Georgia High School Association state playoffs against Griffin but the game was far from sweet ...



GRIFFIN FOOTBALL: Meet the Bears new head coach  Griffin Daily News

A day after being approved 4-0 on Monday by the local school board, Griffin High head football coach Kareem Reid was on campus. "I was excited about the ...



Vigil planned for high school student hit, killed by car in Spalding County  Atlanta Journal Constitution

A vigil is planned for Wednesday night in Spalding County for a high school student who was killed i...



PREP TRACK: Griffin at Sectionals today in Fayetteville (photos)  Griffin Daily News

The Griffin High track and field teams competed in the Region 3-AAAAA championships on April 24 at Starr's Mill High School, the Bears finishing runner-up at ...



Fraternity donates to local school  The Henry County Times, Inc.

Rallying to the call to increase the number of books in the library at Walnut Creek Elementary School, McDonough, the Rho Sigma Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi ...



Five schools placed on lockdown after social media threat  FOX 5 Atlanta

Several Griffin-Spalding County schools have been cleared after being placed on lockdown after a social media threat.



Spalding County celebrates Fairmont Park renovations  Griffin Daily News

Spalding County celebrated the SPLOST-funded renovations and improvements at Fairmont Park with a ribbon-cutting Thursday afternoon. Spalding County ...



GRIFFIN FOOTBALL: Bears top Peachtree Ridge, 16-0  Griffin Daily News

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PREP TRACK: Bears win state!; Nail first title since 1991, eighth since 1976  Griffin Daily News

CARROLLTON It has been a long time coming. Led by high point winner Amanuel McDowell, the Griffin High boys track and field team scored 59 points this past ...



Griffin High School teacher accused of rape, sexual assault  WXIA-TV

GRIFFIN, Ga. -- A Griffin High School teacher has been arrested after she was accused of raping a student. According to the Spalding County Sheriff's Office, ...



Investigation leads to five drug arrests  Griffin Daily News

An investigation by the Griffin Police Department into complaints of possible narcotics activity at two Griffin apartments led to the arrest of five suspects on various ...



PREP TRACK: McDowell on fire; School record falls, others in jeopardy  Griffin Daily News

To say Amanuel McDowell is on fire going into the Class AAAAA State Sectionals on Saturday at Starr’s Mill High School in Fayetteville is a bit of an ...



Funeral services held for homeless Vietnam veteran  FOX 5 Atlanta

GRIFFIN, Ga. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - A homeless Vietnam veteran who died from his injuries after he was struck by a car was remembered Thursday with military ...



Flood warning for Spalding in place through Sunday  Griffin Daily News

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Suspects arrested on gang, drug charges  Griffin Daily News

A Spalding County Sheriff's Office CAGE unit investigation into reported sales and purchases of marijuana and other narcotics through social media led to the ...



Schafer files motion for new trial  Griffin Daily News

A Spalding County woman convicted in April 2018 of numerous counts of aggravated battery and cruelty to children has filed a motion for a new trial. A Spalding ...



Man admits to 'methodically hurting' 7-month-old child  Griffin Daily News

The Spalding County Sheriff's Office has arrested 40-year-old Chadwick Haldeman, of 71 Ramsey Circle, Griffin, on multiple criminal charges relating to the ...



The Spalding County Sheriff's Office Junior Deputy Trip to Washington, D.C.  Griffin Daily News

The 71st annual Spalding County Sheriff's Department's Junior Deputy Program trip to Washington, D.C., continues. On Tuesday, May 7, students and ...



One injured in Sunday roll-over crash  Griffin Daily News

Elizabeth Ann Neel, 26, of Griffin was injured in a single vehicle wreck Sunday morning on Jackson Road. Elizabeth Ann Neel, 26, of Griffin was injured in a ...



Investigation of inmate's death handed over to GBI  Griffin Daily News

An investigation into the Friday death of a Spalding County Jail inmate has been turned over to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. An investigation into the ...



Former Georgia cotton magnate, Henry Walker, served community  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Henry Walker III ran Georgia's largest cotton mill complex, was a leading businessman.



Today in History  Griffin Daily News

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Filming of TV series begins Monday in Griffin  Griffin Daily News

Filming of exterior scenes for an upcoming television series will soon impact downtown Griffin by the closure of several streets while filming is taking place.



County OKs beer and wine for new RaceTrac  Griffin Daily News

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AHS's drill team brings home 2 state titles for 2nd year  Daily Tribune News

Adairsville High JROTC cadets, from left, junior Timothy Crane, junior commander Steven Lynch, senior Chandler Nally and sophomore Jamison Dickhaus won ...



Henry officers shot; teen held hostage  Griffin Daily News

A gunman suspected of shooting two Henry County police officers remained barricaded Thursday afternoon in his Henry County home with a 16-year-old ...



Police arrest three of six charged in fight at Dundee Park  Griffin Daily News

Three people were arrested Saturday and warrants have been taken on three others reportedly involved in a large fight Friday at Dundee Park. Three people ...



Some interesting facts about Griffin/Spalding  Griffin Daily News

Spalding County is 167 years old. During that time, it has been home to notable achievements and remarkable people. Spalding County is 167 years old. During ...



Colquitt County school board hires Justin Rogers as new head football coach  Moultrie Observer

MOULTRIE, Ga. — The wait is over for the Packer faithful. The Colquitt County Board of Education has hired a new head football coach.



School board accepts resignation of Griffin High coach  USA TODAY High School Sports

Griffin High's championship-winning football coach unexpectedly resigned amidst an investigation into alleged rule-breaking.



Ford adds 270000 cars to recall for unintended rollaways  Griffin Daily News

DETROIT Ford is adding 270,000 vehicles to a recall in North America to fix a gearshift problem that could cause them roll away unexpectedly. DETROIT — Ford ...



Robert E. Chappell, Chappell Park Benefactor, Dies at 82  The Emory Wheel

Robert E. Chappell Jr. (56Ox, 58B, 68B), a fierce supporter of Emory sports and tireless University advocate, died on Jan. 15 at the age of 82. Chappell suffered ...



Local officials tour Griffin Region College and Career academy  jacksonprogress-argus

Butts County officials from the school system and industrial development authority recently toured the new regional college and career academy in Griffin.



Police arrest man they say killed rapper Nipsey Hussle  Griffin Daily News

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- After a nearly 48-hour manhunt, police arrested the suspect they say gunned down Nipsey Hussle in front of the popular rapper's South ...



Judge won't toss suit challenging Georgia voting machines  Griffin Daily News

ATLANTA -- A lawsuit challenging Georgia's outdated voting machines and seeking statewide use of hand-marked paper ballots can move forward, a federal ...



Griffin High School math teacher charged with rape, molestation  Atlanta Journal Constitution

A Griffin High School teacher has been arrested and charged with raping and molesting a young relative, police said.



A symbol of 'The Greatest Generation'  Griffin Daily News

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Details emerge in case of Griffin coach who resigned  Atlanta Journal Constitution

The 13-year tenure of head football coach Steve DeVoursney, who led Griffin High School to the Class AAAA championship last season, ended Thursday when ...



Griffin teacher accused of molesting student resigned during investigation  Atlanta Journal Constitution

A Griffin High School teacher was arrested Thursday after an investigation revealed she sexually ass...



GC FOOTBALL: GC adds ex-Griffin Bears to staff  Griffin Daily News

While both public school football teams have had busy off seasons, each hiring a new head coach recently, Griffin Christian has also been nearly as busy.



'This community is hurting:' Griffin mourns teen killed in drive-by shooting  11alive.com

GRIFFIN, Ga. -- Police in Butts County are on the hunt for whoever shot and killed a 16-year-old early Saturday morning. Meanwhile, folks in Griffin aren't ready ...



Scholarship awarded  Griffin Daily News

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PREP BASEBALL: Bears blanked at McIntosh  Griffin Daily News

PEACHTREE CITY Griffin High struggled, managing only four hits, in an 8-0 loss on Thursday at McIntosh High in Region 3-AAAAA action. PEACHTREE CITY ...



Butts County resident is Georgia Secondary Principal of the Year  jacksonprogress-argus

This year's Georgia Secondary Principal of the Year began her education in Butts County schools, where a teacher inspired her to become an educator herself.



Key US official on Mideast peace addresses Security Council  Griffin Daily News

UNITED NATIONS A key architect of the long-awaited U.S. plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace warned Wednesday that "nothing can be meaningfully fixed" until ...



Ga. student who didn't think he'd graduate, now has surprise for teacher  WSB Atlanta

SPALDING COUNTY, Ga. - It was an emotional moment when special education teacher Kimberly Wimbish captured the moment one of her students, Jamias ...



Rutland Hurricanes hire former Upson-Lee graduate as next head coach and athletic director  The Telegraph

The Rutland Hurricanes landed Rusty Easom as the teams next head coach. He was the defensive coordinator at Griffin and East Coweta before taking the job ...



Lanier to take part in Cam Newton football classic  WSFA

ATLANTA, GA. (WSFA) - More high school football between the states of Alabama and Georgia will be played in the coming future thanks to Heisman Trophy ...



Teen wipes away tears as teacher tells him he’s graduating  USA TODAY

The teen's face lit up when he realized he was being handed a cap and gown. It only meant one thing.



Mental evaluation ordered for murder suspect Williams  Griffin Daily News

The arraignment for one of the two suspects charged in an Upson County homicide has been continued pending a mental evaluation, Griffin Judicial Circuit ...



Author Richard Ford to be honored by Library of Congress  Griffin Daily News

NEW YORK Richard Ford, whose novels include the Pulitzer Prize-winning "Independence Day," is being honored by the Library of Congress. NEW YORK ...



-Students compete in academic showdown | The Dahlonega Nugget, Dahlonega, Georgia  Dahlonega Nugget

If you don't like cliffhangers in your favorite television shows, you might not love this story, but you should. The Lumpkin County High School Academic Team ...



Navy vessel relocating in Indiana for D-Day 75th anniversary  Griffin Daily News

EVANSVILLE, Ind. A restored World War II naval vessel will move to a more prominent location along the Ohio River in Evansville in commemoration of the 75th ...



About Us  Griffin Daily News

The Griffin Daily News serves Spalding County, Georgia as well as entrusted as the legal organ for all municipalities within the county. You can trace our roots ...



Ga. teacher surprises student with cap and gown after he thought he wouldn't graduate  FOX 5 Atlanta

A Georgia high school senior was very thankful for the teacher that surprised him with a cap gown. 19-year-old Jamias Howard didn't think he would graduate ...



American distillers welcome end of tariffs in Canada, Mexico  Griffin Daily News

LOUISVILLE, Ky. American whiskey producers feeling the pain from the Trump administration's trade disputes have gotten a shot of relief with an agreement that ...



Who had the power G logo first - Green Bay, Georgia, Grambling…..or was it Rye High?  UGA Wire

While visiting friends in scenic Rye, New York several weeks ago, I was pleasantly surprised to see a University of Georgia 'Power G' flag flying from the front ...



Teacher accused of rape found in car with witness, pot, gun  Newnan Times-Herald

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Pamela Smart seeks reduced sentence in husband's death  Griffin Daily News

CONCORD, N.H. Pamela Smart is again asking for a chance at freedom nearly three decades after she was sentenced to life in prison without parole for ...



Griffin Home Shot more than 125 Times  FOX 5 Atlanta

A Griffin family is moving away after their home was shot more than 125 times. Griffin Police say someone sprayed the house with gunfire early Sunday morning.



ATLANTA SUPER BOWL 53: Notable players from state of Georgia who have won Super Bowl  WSB Atlanta

Channel 2 Action News dug through the Super Bowl rosters of all 52 winning teams and found that all of them had at least one player with a connection to ...



Bad behavior | 5 teachers accused of sexual misbehavior in past 30 days  WXIA-TV

In just the past 30 days alone, five teachers have been accused of having inappropriate relationships or sexually assaulting students.



William Harvey Roberts, III, Sandy | Obituaries  Henry Herald

Mr. William Harvey Roberts, III, Sandy age 60 of McDonough passed away Friday, January 4, 2019 at his residence. Sandy was born in Griffin, Georgia on ...



Salukis release 2019 football recruiting class  KFVS

CARBONDALE, IL (KFVS) - Southern Illinois University has released its complete list of 2019 athletes for signing day. The Salukis have recruited some local ...



Students say they weren't allowed to attend 'See You at the Pole'  FOX 5 Atlanta

Austin Everett said he, his sister and several Griffin High School classmates were not allowed to participate in See You at the Pole Day, a national event ...



Cartel transportation sentenced to federal prison  Griffin Daily News

Carlos Montemayor, the head of the U.S. arm of the cocaine transportation and distribution network of Edgar Valdez-Villareal, aka La Barbie, has been ...



Potential CPJ Replacements: Brian Bohannon  From The Rumble Seat

The Yellow Jackets have had great success running the Paul Johnson spread option the last 11 years. There is a coach just up the road that would be a great ...



Obituaries from the Wednesday, October 17, 2018 edition of the Standard Journal  Northwest Georgia News

Mrs. Free. Mrs. Audrey Lee Free, age 84, of Taylorsville, passed away Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018 at her residence surrounded by her family. She was born in ...



Griffin teen helps elderly stranger at Dollar General  FOX 5 Atlanta

A Griffin woman said her 17-year-old nephew's random act of kindness brought tears to her eyes and she's proud to be his aunt.



Jaquez Parks joins Georgia State’s football team  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Former Griffin High School quarterback Jaquez Parks practiced with Georgia State's football team on Saturday.



Local football teams strive for Thanksgiving week practices  MDJOnline.com

Practicing on the week of Thanksgiving is looked at as an honor for football coaches.



Tuggle named for VSU commencement  Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA — Jessie Floyd Tuggle III, former professional football linebacker who played for the Atlanta Falcons, will deliver the keynote address during ...



Jessie Tuggle to Speak at VSU's 226th Commencement Ceremony  Valdosta State University News

Jessie Tuggle, former professional football linebacker who played for the Atlanta Falcons, will deliver the keynote address during Valdosta State University's Fall ...



JUCO quarterback Morton commits to WKU  WBKO

The Western Kentucky football program received a commitment Tuesday from Tylan Morton. “Go where you're celebrated and not tolerated” #HILLTOPPER ...



Saluki football adds Wyoming wide receiver, Purdue linebacker in 2019 class  The Southern

CARBONDALE — The SIU football team addressed two of its biggest needs early Wednesday on the first day of the early signing period.



Recruits who committed to Power 5 schools this week  247Sports

The early signing period for college football is still more than seven months away, but the 2019 recruiting cycle is already in full swing as plenty of talented ...



EXCLUSIVE: Mays coach counters allegations of fund misuse  11alive.com

Benjamin E. Mays High School head football coach Corey Jarvis is seeking to clear his name after being accused of misusing the team's finances. Corey Jarvis ...



Riverdale boys even up region record with home win over Griffin  News-Daily.com

A second-quarter onslaught led Riverdale to a 55-39 victory over the visiting Griffin Bears on Friday night.



Steve DeVoursney to be next Cairo coach  Times-Enterprise

THOMASVILLE — Cairo defensive coordinator Steve DeVoursney will take over as the Cairo head football coach.



A Salute to the 2014 Alabama Seniors: Xzavier Dickson  Roll 'Bama Roll

While his career has been quiet leading up to 2014, Dickson made the most of 2014 by becoming a driving force behind Bama's most ferocious pass rush in ...



Former UGA player Mikey Henderson arrested for sexually assaulting student - Story  FOX 5 Atlanta

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. - Parkview High School teacher and former University of Georgia wide receiver Mikey Henderson appeared in court Sunday on ...



Georgia Military College Prep School to host 3rd annual Bulldog Invitational Raider Challenge  The Union-Recorder

Georgia Military College (GMC) Prep School will host its third annual Bulldog Invitational Raider Challenge beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday.



Steve Shankweiler returning to ECU for fourth tour of duty  247Sports

Steve Shankweiler just can't get enough of East Carolina. The former Pirate offensive line coach will return to Greenville for his fourth separate stint as an ...



Georgia Southern Football Preview 2018: Nowhere to fly but up for the Eagles  Underdog Dynasty

Who's ready to elbow drop a chair and start the season?



Westover Lady Patriots upset by Griffin in first round  The Albany Herald

Griffin's Andeija Puckett shook off a slow opening half to score 19 points and help her team pull the upset.



Gwinnett County teacher charged with sexual assault  FOX 5 Atlanta

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. - A former long-term substitute teacher at Providence Christian Academy was charged with sexual assault, according to Stephen ...



Larry Hollis Akin  Cleveland Daily Banner

Larry Hollis Akin, 75, passed away peacefully on Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, at his home in Dawson, Ga. He was born on Jan. 5, 1942, in Griffin, Ga., to the late Ellis ...



Grambling announces 2017 signees  Shreveport Times

GRAMBLING — The Grambling State University football program announced their 2017 Signing Day class on Wednesday as National Signing Day kicked off ...



Townsend set to become four-star general  News at UNG

Lt. Gen. Stephen Townsend, a 1982 alumnus of the University of North Georgia (UNG), is set to be promoted to a four-star general, the highest rank available in ...



Cards pumped about power potential of highest-rated pick  STLtoday.com

What did the Cardinals like about their 15th-round pick in the Major League Baseball draft, Terry Fuller, a high school outfielder from Griffin, Ga.?



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