• Oscar Willis accepted the position of embalmer and funeral director at L.W. Goddard and Sons.
• Bryant Rawls, 13, picked 403 pounds of cotton in one day.
• Griffin delegates, including Mayor J.W. Gresham, made a proposal in Atlanta for a new depot.
From the annals of 1961
• A Williamson man was shot in the hand in an accidental shooting.
• Harry James was scheduled to perform at the Elks Club dance.
• The First Baptist WMU named Mrs. C.T. Parker as president.
From the Annals of 2006
• An informal boxcar derby was held on Tilney Avenue.
• The Griffin-Spalding School System honored its Teacher of the Year finalists.
• The Lamar County Activity Center received a $480,000 No Child Left Behind grant.
• The Griffin-Spalding Historical Society combined its Low Country Boil and Game-Day fund-raisers.