• Charlie Roberts was shot dead in the threshold of his home.
From the annals of 1962
• Mrs. Tom Johnson was named P.T.O. president.
• The New York Yankees were picked to win the American League pennant and the Los Angeles Dodgers were picked to win the National League.
From the annals of 2007
• A dump truck lost a load of asphalt in a wreck along Jackson Road.
• The Spalding Farm Bureau opened a new office on Georgia Highway 16.