• Tom Felder announced he would not run for governor.
• The Southern Dairy Car visited Griffin.
• The 30th Georgia was to hold its annual reunion.
• The Farmers Institute was to be held in Locust Grove.
From the annals of 1962
Tim Whalen was honored on his 8th birthday.
• Soviet leader Nikita Kruschev hinted at nuclear test ban talks.
• A re-districting plan would mean Spalding County would lose one representative.
• Both Georgia senators voted against the Medicare bill.
From the annals of 2007
• Local leaders hoped the commuter rail effort would pick up steam.
• The county vehicle policy stirred debate.
• Spalding County employees Patrick Fergerson and Cecil Taylor were recognized for 20 years of service.
• The Griffin/Spalding Blues & Music Festival was scheduled to take place Aug. 4.
• Gregory Dumas was named the new band director at Griffin High.