SBlt A.P. Patterson was selected as Fair Association president.
From the annals of 1962
• The Supreme Court ruled against prayer in schools.
• The FBI was checking voting in Spalding County.
From the annals of 2007
• Eddie Whitlock, of the Hope Health Clinic, was to take a position in Athens as director of Mental Health America Northeast Georgia.
• Williamson band Last Year Portrait won the American Idol Underground Sony competition.