From the Annals of 1909
Mrs. Robert J. Redding entertained the Home Mission Society of the First Methodist Church at her home on South Hill Street.
A domino party was given by Mrs. Bass Nichols to honor her house guests, Miss Mamie Miller and Miss Clarence Houser, of Fort Valley.
Mrs. Latta’s music pupils gave a recital at her home on West Taylor Street that was much enjoyed by those present. The prizes were awarded Olivia Brown, Charlotte Boyd, Mary Leila Patterson and Roberta Daniel. The piano selection by Pauline Eady received honorable mention.
The Rev. G.W. Bailey, of the Inman circuit, bought 85 acres at Williamson from Rev. D.A. Brindle for $1,600.
From the Annals of 1959
James L. Howard was serving aboard the Atlantic Fleet submarine tender USS Howard W. Gilmore, operating out of Key West, Fla. He was a Griffin High graduate and worked at the Atlanta Paper Co. in Atlanta.
Navy Aviation Machinist’s Mate 3rd Class Clarence E. Mack, son of Mrs. Tearesa Mach of Griffin, was serving with Fighter Squadron 124 at the Naval Air Station, Moffett Field, Calif. He was a Fairmo nt High graduate.
Navy Guided Missileman Seaman Roy C. White, son of Mr. and Mrs. Roy C. White of Griffin, graduated from the Naval Guided Missiles School at Dam Neck, Virginia Beach, Va.
Twenty-nine Boy Scouts and Explorers from Hampton attended the Third Annual Atlanta Area Scouting Exhibition at the Municipal auditorium. Explorer adviser R.J. Phillips, Scout master Billy Dan Gibbs and Bill Orr, assistant Scout master accompanied the group.
From the Annals of 1984
Vernay Manufacturing donated a Panasonic 3600 video recorder and 3700 video camera to Griffin Tech as well as several motors and switches.
Chief Noc-a-Homa was guest of honor at the Griffin Area Special Olympics at Memorial Stadium.
Vanessa Heggie received an Award of Excellence at The Winter Construction Company annual management seminar. She was an accounting supervisor and worked for the company for four years. She was is a 1972 Griffin High graduate and received a BBA degree from Albany State College in 1976. She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Otha R. Heggie of Griffin.
From the Annals of 1999
Griffin native Michelle Releford was named vice president of student services at Edison Community College. Releford served as dean of student services since joining Edison in 1998. She was the daughter of Dr. Charles C. Releford of Griffin.
Local students Arika Collier, Anthony Dickson, Dexter Sands and Mary Smith graduated from Mercer University.
Pike County’s Michael Vaughn, son of Mitchell and Deborah Vaughn, graduated magna cum laude from Emmanuel College. Vaughn graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology. He was accepted at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, where he would pursue his masters degree in physical therapy.
Griffin’s Brandy Allison Rowe was named to the Georgia College and State University fall semester dean’s list.
From the Annals of 2004
James S. Boynton Chapter, United Daughters of the Confederacy President Lynn Leaptrot presented a Certificate of Membership to Katrina Dixon Venton at the Flint River Regional Library. Benton joined on the record of her great-great-great-grandfather Joseph Alexander Clark Logan, who served in the 44th Regiment Georgia Infantry, Confederate States Army.
Pulaski Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution Essay Chairman Mildred Hill presented certificates and medals to the winners of the DAR History Essay contest, Jillian Littlejohn and Kristine M. Moore. Littlejohn and Moore attended Cowan Road Middle School.
Griffin Weyerhaeuser general manager Stan West gave a check to Jerry Riordan, president of the Griffin-Spalding County United Way, on behalf of the Weyerhaeuser Company Foundation.