— More than 250 were expected at the Red Men’s meeting in Griffin.
— Crosses of honor was to be given to veterans on Confederate Memorial Day.
— Municipal improvements were continuing to aid in the upbuilding of the South.
From the annals of 1962
— It was reported that there were too many cars at Griffin High School and there was a problem with parking.
— First Baptist was presenting the play “Lost Church.”
— A skating party was held for Betsy Edwards.
— The Griffin baseball team beat Marist 5-3.
— The Griffin golf team lost to Avondale by one stroke.
— The Griffin tennis team beat GMA 6-2.
— Spalding County was being considered for a lake resort.
— A birthday party was held for Ricky Howard.
— Stuart Ponder was christened.
— Gwen Skrine was named Outstanding Jaycette.
— The Griffin baseball team beat GMA 7-4.
— O.B. Turner was named to the top Masonic post.
— The U.S. Supreme County faced the question of Bible and prayer in public schools.
— The “Preview of Progress” was to visit local schools.
— STAR students from throughout the state ended a tour of Georgia in Griffin.
— Sen. Carl Sanders announced his candidancy for governor.
— Freddy Reece was named president of the Griffin High Hi-Yi Club.
— Griffin High’s Ray Heflin won a football scholarship to Martin College in Tennessee.
From the annals of 2007
— Gordon College broke ground for a new student housing complex.
— The Griffin City Commission discussed the possibility of new name for the City Hall building.
— The Spalding High boys soccer team was preparing for the state tournament.
— The Spalding High JROTC held its annual inspection.
— Authorities were called to investigate alleged threats at Pike County High School.
— The Main Street Player were presenting “The Miss Firecracker Contest.”
— The Griffin High baseball team won the sub-region championship.
— The Griffin High ROTC held its annual inspection.
— Graduation was held at UGA-Griffin.
— Army Pfc. Brian M. Duffee graduated from basic training at Fort Knox, Ky.