— Gov. Joseph Brown attended the Georgia State Fair.
— John G. Boag died after a short illness.
From the annals of 1962
— The John McIntosh Kell Camp of the Sons of Confederate Veterans was re-organized and received a charter.
— Jim Paulin spoke at a Hampton Kiwanis meeting.
— The Griffin and South Cobb football teams played to a scoreless tie.
— The Fairmont football team beat Hampton 46-10. James Walker scored three touchdowns.
— “The Premature Burial,” based on an Edgar Allan Poe story, was playing at the Imperial Theatre.
— John Steinbeck won the Nobel Prize for Literature.
— Kenny Colquitt was honored with a skating party.
From the annals of 2007
— A Spalding home was totally destroyed by fire.
— Miranda Amerine met Kyle Petty, who was making an appearance at the Griffin Kroger.
— Jonelle Garner was the needlework grand champion at the Kiwanis Spalding County Fair.
— The Spalding boys and girls cross country teams both placed third at a meet in Bleckley County.
— A good Samaritan returned a purse that belonged to Helen Keebler at Walmart. The purse had $30,000 in it.
— Georgia Tech athletic director Dan Radakovich made an appearance in Griffin at the Griffin Country Club.
— Griffin police said a spotlight camera had reduced accidents.
— Rachel Miller was named Homecoming Queen at John Milledge Academy.
— Jordan Gilbert was selected as a People to People Junior Ambassador.