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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 WXIA

Lanazia Mizell was a student at Griffin High School.

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 ...

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

High school football is arguably the most important thing going on Friday nights in Georgia. And while high school might be the highest level many play at, ...

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...

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

Members of a Pike County community now dealing with the sudden death of a football player after a game have begun helping raise money for a family several ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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.

Jonesboro shut out by Griffin | Sports

The Bears built a 14-0 lead at halftime and scored 17 more points in the second half. Jonesboro's offensive struggles continued — the Cardinals have only ...

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.

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.

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 ...

Teacher gets students to love reading by showing them she does.  Atlanta Journal Constitution

One of the ways Griffin High School teacher Onessia Mosby gets her students to read is to show them how much she loves to read. She begins her class with 10 ...

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.

'This community is hurting:' Griffin mourns teen killed in drive-by shooting

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 ...

Griffin teen who helped elderly stranger graduates from high school  FOX 5 Atlanta

A Griffin teen, who's random act of kindness went viral last year, graduated from high school over the weekend.

Georgia Teen Who Vanished 2 Years Ago Found Alive  U.S. News & World Report

GRIFFIN, Ga. (AP) — A 15-year-old Georgia boy who vanished in May 2016 has been found.

Jennifer Faye Pitts Williams | Tributes  Monroe County Reporter

Jennifer Faye Pitts Williams age 46 of Forsyth, Georgia passed away unexpectedly but peacefully on Sunday, November 25, 2018 at her residence.

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 ...

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...

Cougars win in Cam Newton C1N Classic  Trussvilletribune

By Chris Megginson. Tribune Sports ATLANTA –Fifth-ranked Clay-Chalkville High School opened the season Aug. 25 with a 35-20 win over Griffin High School ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Get to Know Your Orange Man: #97, defensive end Brandon Berry  Troy Nunes is an Absolute Magician

Berry is carrying an injury from the spring, but looks to pick up where he left off.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

-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 ...

Tuggle named for VSU commencement | Local News  Valdosta Daily Times

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

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.

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 ...

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

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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 ...

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. Parks will be the fourth quarterback on the roster, ...

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.

Local football teams strive for Thanksgiving week practices

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

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 ...

Riverdale boys even up region record with home win over Griffin

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

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 ...

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 ...

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?

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.

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

ALBANY — For the first half of Tuesday night's game against Griffin High School, it looked like the Westover girls were going to coast to an easy first-round ...


Claritt placed in five events at the 11th Annual Irwin Ross Invitational at Griffin High School on Saturday. He won the triple jump.

Dr. C. Thomas Hopkins Jr. to Speak at VSU's 224th Commencement Ceremony  Valdosta State University News

Dr. C. Thomas Hopkins Jr., chairman of the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia, will deliver the keynote address during Valdosta State ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Steve DeVoursney to be next Cairo coach  Times-Enterprise

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

Looking back: Tuggle known for nickname and his determination  Atlanta Journal Constitution

What he did: Jessie Tuggle's struggle to greatness is certainly one for the textbooks. Call it perseverance, call it incredible determination.

EXCLUSIVE: Mays coach counters allegations of fund misuse

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 ...

Smith-Scott received almost $1 million; ignores repayment demands  Herald-Gazette

By Walter Geiger Officials at Georgia's Department of Early Care and Learning (DECAL) trusted April Smith with moni.

Hall of Famer’s $10K football stolen from school building  Atlanta Journal Constitution

A football valued at $10,000 that belonged to Griffin native and Pro Football Hall of Famer Rayfield Wright was stolen from a school facility where it was housed, ...

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.

STATE FOOTBALL: Stockbridge preparing for unfriendly conditions in Final Four matchup with Rome  Henry Herald

The top-ranked Stockbridge Tigers will travel to unfriendly territory to face No. 5 Rome High School in the semifinals of the Class 5A state football playoffs on ...

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 ...

Gwinnett teacher, ex-UGA player appears in court on child sex charges  FOX 5 Atlanta

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

Back to School: Meet three new key members of Bibb superintendent's staff  Macon Telegraph

If you asked the Bibb County school district's top brass about their goals for the upcoming school year, near the top would be changing the culture and ...

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.

Gilleylen ready to meet challenges head on as Meadowcreek's boys basketball coach  Gwinnett Prep Sports

Curtis Gilleylen is ready to accept challenges head on as Meadowcreek's new head boys basketball coach.

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 ...

Atlanta Falcons sign LB Xzavier Dickson to practice squad  247Sports

The Atlanta Falcons announced on Wednesday that they signed linebacker Xzavier Dickson to their practice squad. Dickson was...

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 ...

Bibb County school district appoints new superintendent  Macon Telegraph

Bibb County school board members voted 6-1 Thursday night to hire Curtis L. Jones as the new school superintendent, ending a protracted search.

Robbins, Eugene "Gene" Franklin, Jr.  The Chattanoogan

Eugene “Gene” Franklin Robbins, Jr., 83, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 26, 2017, in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Gene was born in 1933 in ...

Cards pumped about power potential of highest-rated pick

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.?

Bainbridge High School boys' tennis advances to Elite 8 of state tournament  Sowega Live

The Bainbridge High School boys' tennis team defeated Griffin High School in the 2nd round of the state tennis tournament on Monday. The Bearcat boys ...

Leadership program helps ‘bring out the best’ in Bibb County students  The Telegraph

Four Bibb County middle schools have implemented the Junior Leaderships Corps program, a precursor to JROTC.

Townsend set to become four-star general  News at UNG

January 17, 2018 by Edie Rogers. Lt. Gen. Stephen Townsend, a 1982 alumnus of the University of North Georgia (UNG), is set to be promoted to a four-star ...

Meet Wake Forest's early enrollees: Q-and-A with Nasir Greer  Winston-Salem Journal

Seven members of Wake Forest's 2018 football recruiting class arrived in Winston-Salem early.

There have been 14 mass shootings in Georgia so far this year  Atlanta Journal Constitution

A database by the Gun Violence Archive lists all the mass shooting in Georgia in 2016. There have been shootings in Atlanta, DeKalb County and Athens.

Tuggle maintains place at VSU's greatest athlete  V Spectator

That legend is Jessie Tuggle. A long-time Atlanta Falcon out of Griffin, GA, Jessie “The Hammer” Tuggle is a member of the franchise's Ring of Honor, the ...

Talented 2017 DE: 'I Want To Go To Auburn'

Big-time 2017 defensive end Terry Fuller is already a standout performer for Griffin (Ga.) High School.

Getting to Know Mike Rozier | Archive

Mike Rozier, the new defensive coordinator for Meadowcreek's football team, was born and raised in Atlanta, and also has served the majority of his coaching ...

Top 50 Falcons: No. 6, Jessie Tuggle  Atlanta Journal Constitution

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution is counting down the Top 50 players in Atlanta Falcons history during the franchise's 50th anniversary season. No.

Cards' draft pick Robertson has championship roots

Kramer Robertson, the Cardinals' fourth-round draft pick, is the son of a basketball-playing mother and a football-playing father, but genetics pushed him in a ...

Chad Lunsford named Interim Head Coach | Sports  The George-Anne

After the loss to UMass on Saturday, head coach Tyson Summers was relieved of his duties on Sunday. In the same press release, Chad Lunsford, the current ...

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Trying a new style: NFL player working as master barber  FOX 5 Atlanta

Technique is nice. Preparation is good. The real key in the NFL, however, may be hidden under the helmets.

2014-15 American Family Insurance ALL-USA Baseball Teams  USA TODAY High School Sports

The ALL-USA Baseball Teams were selected by Jim Halley after discussions with high school baseball coaches. All of this year's selections are seniors.

12 Clayton County athletes claim individual region titles in track and field

JONESBORO — Region Track and Field Championships were held across the metro Atlanta area this week. In all, Clayton County student-athletes claimed 12 ...

TRACK ROUNDUP: Riverdale girls, Drew boys impress at Drew Relays

Several Clayton County track and field programs impressed at various events across the Southern Crescent over the weekend.

2016 U.S. Army All-American Bowl announces coaching staff  USA TODAY High School Sports

Bill Kramer of Naples (Fla.) High School and Oaks Christian School's (Westlake Village, Calif.) Jim Benkert have been selected as the head coaches for the ...

'Risen' tells crucifixion from soldier's eyes  BP News

'Risen,' a new movie from Affirm Films, tells the story of Jesus' crucifixion and resurrection from the perspective of an unbelieving, fictional soldier whose ...

Army National Combine participants  247Sports

Here is a look at the list of prospects expected to participate in the 2014 U.S. Army National Combine in San Antonio on Friday, Jan. 3.

US Top 50 Senior Boys Indoor Returnees By Event

Check out the nation\'s top 50 boys returnees among the class of 2017 (seniors) for the upcoming indoor season.

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