— Judge J.J. Flynt was named a delegate to the National Democratic Convention.
From the annals of 1962
— The U.S. was promised a tax cut in 1963.
— Atlanta Mayor Ivan Allen Jr. visited Paris, France after a plane crash killed many Georgians. A memorial was planned for the plane crash victims.
From the annals of 2007
— Brandon Polk, a Griffin High junior, was awarded the Eagle Scout Award.
— Kaye Burden and Steve Trawick were inducted into the Kiwanis Club of Griffin.
— St. George’s Episcopal student Leighton Clements won third place in the 2007 Georgia Public Broadcasting Reading Rainbow Young Writers and Illustrators Contest.