• Bugs were destroying the cotton crop in Butts County.
From the annals of 1962
• Dr. Julian Craigmiles presented a program at the Wisteria Garden Club.
• Mrs. John Virden was the speaker at a Pine Tree Club meeting.
From the annals of 2007
• Griffin Tech was to mark the opening of Butts County campus with a ceremony.
• A bomb threat at the Spalding County Courthouse was investigated.
• The Griffin Bears football team was ranked No. 9 in the state.