• Heavy rains put several large cotton mills out of operation.
From the annals of 1962
• The Green Team won the Griffin High intra-squad football game 24-14.
• Plans for I-75 put the route east of Griffin.
• A group from the First Methodist Church were to see an Easter play at Lake Wells, Fla.
From the annals of 2007
• Maj. Tommy Freeman retired after 30 years with the Griffin Police Department.
• Jody Breeze, a member of the rap group Boyz N Da Hood, was arrested on a drug possession charge.
• Meagen Sullivan, a fifth grader at Orrs Elementary, became “Principal for a Day” after becoming an Honors Reader in the Accelerated Reading Program.