• The new Spalding County courthouse was featured on the front page of The Griffin Daily News.
From the annals of 1962
• Nettie Buffington was to marry Wendell Stubbs.
• An open house for the Commercial Bank and Trust had more than 8,000 visitors.
From the annals of 2007
• County leaders were hoping the 800 MHz radio system delay was going to short.
• The Spalding High cheerleaders were gearing up for regionals.
• In high school football, Griffin beat Riverdale 49-12 and Spalding lost 21-10 to Henry County.