Spalding County is located in the west-central part of Georgia and encompasses 201 square miles. Bordered by Clayton, Coweta, Fayette, Henry, Butts, Lamar, Pike, and Meriwether counties, Spalding County lies 40 miles south of downtown Atlanta and 55 miles northwest of Macon.

Spalding County is a part of the Atlanta Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA).

 

Press Release/News Archives

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News and Press Releases

Press Release - September 3, 2013
Spalding County Receives Health Promotion & Wellness Incentive Grant

Press Release - September 3, 2013
National Preparedness Month

Press Release - August 15, 2013
2013 MDA Boot Drive Location Assignments. Fire Personnel will be at all locations from 10:00 am until 7:00 pm.

Press Release - July 2, 2013
TAX ASSESSORS OFFICE IMPLEMENTS NEW PROCEDURE FOR FILING 2013 APPEALS

Press Release - July 2, 2013
SPALDING COUNTY CHEERLEADING ASSOCIATION TO HOLD ELECTIONS

Press Release - July 1, 2013
EMERGENCY TORNADO WARNING SIRENS INSTALLED AND TO BE TESTED AT NOON ON JULY 2ND

Press Release - October 21, 2013
SPALDING COUNTY PARKS & RECREATION TREE DONATION

Press Release - October 7, 2013
SPALDING COUNTY FIRE DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES DEPUTY CHIEF PROMOTIONS

Press Release - October 3, 2013
CITY PARK TO HOST FALL DAY CAMP OCTOBER 14-18, 2013

Press Release - October 3, 2013
FAIRMONT COMMUNITY CENTER TO OPEN FOR EXTENDED HOURS DURING FALL BREAK OCTOBER 14-18, 2013

Press Release - September 23, 2013
SPALDING COUNTY SENIOR CENTER ANNOUNCES EXTENDED HOURS

Press Release - September 20, 2013
SPALDING BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES YOUTH SIGNUPS FOR BOYS & GIRLS AGES 4-13 YEARS OLD

Press Release - September 13, 2013
PRESS RELEASE ANNOUNCING A PROPOSED PROPERTY TAX INCREASE

Press Release - June 25, 2013
SPALDING COUNTY PARKS & RECREATION YOUTH FOOTBALL SIGN-UPS BEGINNING IN JULY

Press Release - April 16, 2013
MS. EULA REDDING IS THE 2013 RECIPIENT OF THE BAIN PROCTOR AWARD FOR VOLUNTEERISM

Press Release - May 16, 2013
PARKS & RECREATION SUMMER DAY CAMP BEGINS JUNE 3RD!

Press Release - May 16, 2013
REGISTER NOW FOR FREE JUNIOR GOLF CAMP

Press Release - May 16, 2013
NEW FOX TROT DANCE CLASS OFFERED AT SENIOR CENTER

Press Release - May 16, 2013
FAIRMONT COMMUNITY CENTER TO RE-OPEN SATURDAY, MAY 18TH!

Press Release - May 2, 2013 - OUR HEROS NEED YOUR HELP:
FIREFIGHTERS RAISING FUNDS IN THE 24TH ANNUAL BOOT DRIVE FOR THE GEORGIA FIREFIGHTERS BURN FOUNDATION

Press Release - May 2, 2013
SPALDING COUNTY PARKS & RECREATION SEEKING VOLUNTEER FOOTBALL COACHES

Press Release - March 21, 2013
SPALDING COUNTY PARKS AND RECREATION ADULT SPRING SOFTBALL REGISTRATION

Press Release - February 15, 2013
SPALDING COUNTY COMMISSIONERS GOING GREEN!

Press Release - February 13, 2013
SPALDING COUNTY TAX COMMISSIONER’S OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED FOR TRAINING FEBRUARY 27, 2013

Press Release - January 28, 2013
SPALDING COUNTY FIRE DEPARTMENT OFFERING FREE SMOKE DETECTORS

Press Release - January 28, 2013
SPALDING COUNTY PARKS & RECREATION OFFERS AFFORDABLE WINTER CAMP FEBRUARY 18TH- 22ND

Press Release - December 14, 2012
PROBATE COURT JUDGE DEWITT SIMONTON ANNOUNCES DATE OF SWEARING IN CEREMONIES

Press Release - December 5, 2012
SPALDING COUNTY PARKS & RECREATION, STAFF & VOLUNTEERS EARN STATEWIDE HONORS!

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Press Release - December 4, 2012
RECYCLE YOUR HOLIDAY WRAPPINGS! RECYCLING CENTERS WILL BE OPEN ON WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 26TH

Press Release - November 15, 2012
SANTA CLAUS IS COMING TO TOWN ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 20TH!

Press Release - October 18, 2012
CERAMICS GRAND CHAMPION AWARDED

Press Release October 9, 2012
MAKIN’ TRACKS TRAVEL CLUB VISITS THE GEORGIA GOVERNOR’S MANSION

Press Release October 4, 2012
COMMISSIONER FREEMAN RECEIVES PLATINUM STANDARD OF EXCELLENCE AWARD

Press Release September 28, 2012
Spalding County Manager William P. Wilson Jr. Appointed For Another Year As County Manager

Press Release September 25, 2012
National Day of Remembrance Service

Press Release August 1, 2012
Register Now For Fall Season Little League Baseball & Softball

Press Release July 1, 2012
Recycling Centers Closing Fridays Effective July 1st

Press Release July 13, 2012
Spalding County Animal Shelter Will Be Closed On July 19th

Press Release July 13, 2012
Spalding County Receives Health Promotion & Wellness Incentive Grant

Press Release July 10, 2012
Spalding County Fire Department To Assist With Signing Up Citizens For First Call During Early Voting

Press Release July 2, 2012
Beat the Heat with Tips from Spalding County EMA/Homeland Security and Ready Georgia

Press Release June 29, 2012
Spalding County & City Of Griffin Fire Departments Announce The Opening Of A Heat Relief Center

Secondary Metals Recyclers Registration- NEW

Press Release June 26, 2012
Spalding County Parks & Recreation Youth Football Sign-Ups Every Saturday July 14 – August 4

Press Release June 26 2012
Spalding County Cheerleading Association Announces: It’s Time To Register!

Press Release June 4, 2012
Spalding County Parks & Recreation Summer Day Camp Begins June 11, 2012

Press Release May 24, 2012
Register Now For Free Junior Golf Camps Being Offered June 11th-22nd And July 9th-20th

Press Release May 24, 2012
Orchard Hill Park Temporary Closing of Upper Section

Press Release May 22, 2012
Spalding County Removed From Ozone Nonattainment Area

Press Release May 18, 2012
Spalding County Awarded Certificate Of Achievement For Excellence In Financial Reporting
For 11th Consecutive Year

Press Release May 18, 2012
Chairman Flowers-Taylor Receives Gold Standard Of Excellence Training Award
Pictured left to right: ACCG President Clinton Perry, ACCG Executive Director Ross King, Chairman Gwen Flowers-Taylor & Executive Director of the Carl Vinson Institute of Government Laura Meadows

Press Release May 4, 2012
Spalding County Manager William P. Wilson, Jr. Receives Jerry R. Griffin Excellence in Public Service Award
Pictured from left to right are: ACCG President Clinton Perry, Spalding County Manager William P. Wilson, Jr., wife Jackie Wilson & Ross King Executive Director of ACCG.

Press Release May 1, 2012
Parks and Recreation Sponsors Free Kid’s Fishing Event Saturday, June 23

Press Release April 26, 2012
Spalding County Employee Recipient Of Free Delta Roundtrip Ticket

Press Release April 17, 2012
Spalding County Extends Animal Shelter Hours - Click Here

Press Release April 17, 2012
Mrs. Kay Perdue is the 2012 Recipient of the Bain Proctor Award for Volunteerism
From left to right are Chairman Flowers-Taylor, Kay Perdue, Louis Greene- Spalding County Parks & Recreation Director.

Press Release - April, 11 2012
Early Warning System Notifies Residents in Error

Press Release - February 1, 2012
County Enacts County Wide Animal Restraint
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Click here to download the ordinance.

Press Release - April 5, 2012
Announcing an Important Meeting for Parents of Recreation Program Cheerleaders

Press Release - March 26, 2012
2012 Spring Camp beginning April 23rd

Press Release - March 15, 2012
Orchard Hill Park Improvements Funded by Splost

Press Release - March 7, 2012
Spalding County voters allow packaged alcohol sales on Sunday

Press Release - March 2, 2012
Spalding County steps closer to being removed from the Atlanta Ozone Nonattainment Area

Chairman Flowers-Taylor presents Christopher Thomas Ware with Joint City/County Proclamation
Download Proclamation

Press Release - February 14, 2012
Spalding County Parks and Recreation is Accepting Applications for “Bain Proctor Award for Volunteerism”

Coming Soon - Senior Center at Park Place

Click here to see the plans for the New Senior Center.
Click here to go to the invitation to bid page.

Press Release - February 1, 2012
City Of Griffin Public Works, Utilities & Spalding County Water Authority Announces Outdoor Water Ban Rescinded

Press Release - February 1, 2012
Parks and Recreation to Host Winter Break Camps at Fairmont and City Park

Press Release - January 11, 2012
Spalding County Enacts New Illegal Immigration Law Requirements
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Press Release - November 9, 2011
New, Free 50 and Over Basketball Begins December 3rd!

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FREEMAN RECEIVED GOLD STANDARD OF EXCELLENCE TRAINING AWARD
Spalding County Commissioners joined their counterparts and other county representatives from across the state at the annual Legislative Leadership Conference hosted by the Association County Commissioners of Georgia (ACCG).
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Pictured are members from the Daybreak Rotary Club and the Griffin Rotary Club. Stephanie Windham, President of the Griffin Rotary Club accepted the Proclamation declaring October 24th as Polio Day from Chairman Freeman.
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Spalding County Manager William P. Wilson, Jr. announced today the appointment of Chad Jacobs as Spalding County Community Director effective September 12, 2011. Click here to download the full press release.

Sheriff James “Dee” Stewart Proclamation
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Spalding County Awarded Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for 10th Consecutive Year
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Appointment of Interim Sheriff - July 8, 2011
We are all saddened by the passing of our beloved Sheriff Dee Stewart. Under Georgia Law whenever a vacancy occurs in the Office of Sheriff it becomes the duty of the Probate Judge to appoint an Interim Sheriff. Today I announce the appointment of Dwayne Gilbert as the Interim Sheriff.

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Recycling Centers Closing Two Days a Week - June 24, 2011
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IMPORTANT NOTICE: Spalding County Water & Sewerage Authority Watering Ban

Rail-with-Trail Study

A SCORE office is now open in Griffin. They offer counseling and advice to small businesses. Click here to login and make an appointment.

Click Here to go to the Tri-County Crossroads webpage

North Hill Street Master Plan

Comprehensive Transportation Plan

Click Here for the 2024 Comprehensive Plan


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P.O. Box 1087, Griffin, Georgia 30224

Physical Address:
Spalding County Government Annex
119 East Solomon Street, Griffin, Georgia 30223

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