• Judge Robert T. Daniel said that certainty of punishment is necessary to put an end to crime.
• The peach crop was the largest in state history.
• The Boyd-Mangham Mill was soon to be in operation again.
From the annals of 1962
• Grady Daniels’ Men’s Shop was to have a grand opening.
• Actor Eddie Fisher was in the hospital after a nervous breakdown.
From the annals of 2007
• Spalding County Fire Chief Chipper Gardner gave blood at an American Red Cross blood drive.
• Xavier Randolph hit a grand slam, and Tim Beckham hit for the cycle to help lead the Griffin baseball team to a 10-2 victory over Mt. Zion.
• The Spalding baseball team beat Eagle’s Landing 11-1 in five innings. Travis Lee hit a grand slam and drove in five runs.