• A primary election was held in Spalding County.
• Professor Lawrence Duffey died in Barnesville.
From the annals of 1937
• A plea to vote dry was made by Eugene Talmadge.
• Freight cars were derailed in a train accident in Hampton.
From the annals of 1962
• Mrs. C. Robert Walker was named Woman of the Year.
• A skating party was held for Nancy Scott.
From the annals of 1987
• Max Cleland saw a bright future for Georgia.
• A drug raid in Spalding County led to six arrests.
From the annals of 2007
• County officials did not comment about a dispute with Curves Bar & Grill over nude dancing.
• The skate park at City Park was preparing to open.
• There was an open house at The Next Chapter bookstore for author Mike Addington.