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Middle school student arrested for making bomb threats through hacked Instagram account WXIA

The culprit was a student attending Rehoboth Road Middle School.

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

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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

Curtis Jones accepts Griffin's key to the city

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

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...

R-Phils Announce 2019 Opening Day Roster

Outfield to feature three former first round draft picks. The Reading Fightin Phils in conjunction with the Philadelphia Phillies, have announced the club's 2019 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

'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 ...

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 ...

Study: Edward Jones ranks highest in investor satisfaction  Griffin Daily News

Submitted. Financial services firm Edward Jones ranks highest in investor satisfaction with full-*service* brokerage firms, according to the J.D. Power 2019 U.S. ...

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...

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.

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.

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 ...

-Students compete in academic showdown  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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

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Local football teams strive for Thanksgiving week practices

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

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 ...

Notable players from 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 ...

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 ...

Jessie Tuggle to Speak at VSU's 226th Commencement Ceremony

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

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 ...

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.

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.

Ronald (Ron) Eugene Storey  Dawson Community News

Ronald (Ron) Eugene Storey of Griffin died Feb. 27, 2019. Ron was born on Dec. 25, 1944 in Griffin to Charles Johnson Storey, Jr. and Cathon Pitts Storey.

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 ...

Game recap: Griffin High School Football Team defeats Rutland  MaxPreps

GRIFFIN, Ga. - Griffin (Ga.) kept up a steady attack all game long to beat Rutland (Macon, Ga.), 34-0, on Saturday. After taking the lead on a touchdown run in the ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Game recap: Griffin High School Football Team wins against Statesboro  MaxPreps

GRIFFIN, Ga. - Griffin (Ga.) extended its winning streak to 12 games with a 42-7 victory over Statesboro (Ga.) on Saturday. After taking the lead on a passing ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 DeVoursney to be next Cairo coach  Times-Enterprise

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

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

I'm going to hit you right away with a bold prediction: The Georgia Southern Eagles will win more games in 2018 than they did in 2017. When you go 2-10, ...

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...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.?

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.

Tiger Tracker: August 16th-20th  College and Magnolia

A look at how Auburn commits performed this past weekend.

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.

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.

Meadow Creek High School coach arrested for sexual assault  FOX 5 Atlanta

A Gwinnett County high school teacher and track coach was arrested on charges of sexual assault of one of his students. According to documents obtained by ...

Battle, Clarke, Hatcher among Hall of Fame entrants  Monroe County Reporter

Eight more local sports legends will be inducted into the Forsyth-Monroe County Sports Hall of Fame this June.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Bainbridge High School boys' tennis advances to Elite 8 of state...  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 ...

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' 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 ...

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

2015 MLB Draft Results: Team-by-Team List of Grades and Picks from Round 1  Bleacher Report

The 2015 MLB draft kicked off Monday night in Secaucus, New Jersey, by welcoming the next crop of exciting young talent into professional baseball...

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 ...

Area Sports: Miller County baseball, Bainbridge tennis, baseball...  Sowega Live

The Miller County Pirates baseball team won Wednesday's Region 1-A championship against Baconton Charter by a score of 12-2. Miller County currently has a ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

USA Football Releases Initial Roster for U.S. U-16 National Team for International Bowl VIII  American Football International

The phrase, “Everything is bigger in Texas,” rings true for the 2017 U.S. Under-16 National Team, which will descend upon Arlington, Texas, tall on talent and ...

'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 ...

Fulton Co. chairman calls for upcoming R. Kelly concert to be canceled  FOX 5 Atlanta

The Chairman of the Fulton County Commission is asking a national promoter to cancel an R. Kelly Concert following an allegation of exploitation.

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