FROM THE ANNALS OF 1958
Dr. J.R. Thomas of the Health Department was conducting a Civil Defense session at Stuckey Building at the Georgia Experiment Station.
Mr. and Mrs. David J. Arnold spent two weeks in Daytona Beach, Fla.
Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Evans and Vickie visited points of interest in Kansas.
Mr. and Ms. Jim Pridgen spent the day at the UMCA summer camp near Carrollton with son, Jimmy.
Mrs. H.M. Carter was the guest of her sister, Mrs. Lillian Green for the weekend.
Mrs. Eugenia Blount visited the Rev. and Mrs. L.W. Blackwelder.
Mr. and Mrs. Aaron Acker spent a few days with Mrs. L.L. Pitts.
Mrs. J.W. Kimbrel returned home after a two-week visit with daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Reed at Ft. Bragg, N.C.
A new firm known as Mid-South Fiberglass Insulating Co., began operating at 740 Meriwether St.
FROM THE ANNALS OF 1986
Local Christian singers Wayne Chasteen and Chuck Bentley released their first song entitled “Power Alley.”
Jay McCard and brother Bill McCard, were checking the Better Boy tomatoes in their garden at Experiment.
Griffin High graduate James R. Powers was named manager of the First Boston Corporation Taxable Fixed Income sales force in New York.
Phyllis E. Barkley, John Davis Parker, Alberta Parker, Terry Parker, Betsy T. Smith, and Franklin G. Spell were selected for jury duty in Spalding Superior Court.
Griffin High graduate Kristin Parris attended Berry College on a Chick-fil-A scholarship.
FROM THE ANNALS OF 1998
Hammond Services owner Ed Hammond was selected to receive the Sam Walton Business Leader Award sponsored by Wal-Mart Foundation.
Barnesville’s Sandie Washington, a registered nurse, joined the clinical staff of CareMaster Medical Services as Hospice Administrator.
Jared Cordova, Linda Andrews and Jonathan Bagley from St. George’s Episcopal Church built a Habitat for Humanity home on Drewery Street.
Beaverbrook Elementary student Ron John said the accomplishment he was most proud was winning a physical education award.
FROM THE ANNALS OF 2003
Bobby Dunn’s Tree Service’s Andrew Foster watched a 90-year-old Oak tree fall after it was cut down.
Griffin Tech Adult Literacy Program student Ronald Taylor was chosen to compete in the State EAGLE (Exceptional Adult Georgian in Literacy Education) Awards Program.
Flynt Middle School honoree students were Riva Usher, Yolanda Hill, Jarkeshia Connell, Shanay Blanton, Jatara McDaniel, Jesse Craver, Zachary Gilbert and Roger Thomas.
Local veterans Bill Dupree and Sonny Hunter were enjoying a conversation at the Elk’s Club.
FROM THE ANNALS OF 2007
Trey Mallett was a member of the Spalding Dirt Dawgs baseball team.
Carolyn Tracy, Shirley Gowen, Jim Maro, Kendall Morris and April English were members of the Million Dollar Club of Southern Realty Group.
Members of the Spalding All-Star softball team were Laura McGhee, Heather Gibbins, Emily Vaughn, Kionia White, Angel Crawford, Lauren Rakestraw, Markeda Crawford, Kim Spears, Kaylan Phillips, Nicole Willard and Kary Hightower.
Walter D. “Donnie” Kennedy, author of “The South Was Right” spoke to a group at the Western Sizzlin.
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