• A.C. Leidy became manager of the Western Union office.
• In the official count, Oscar Underwood won Spalding County by a small majority in the Democratic primary election for president.
From the annals of 1937
• Joe Manley was named second lieutenant of the Spalding Grays.
• England crowned a new king — King George VI.
From the annals of 1962
• Eight were injured in a wreck near Griffin.
• Hospital Week was being observed in Griffin.
From the annals of 1987
• Two people were injured in separate wrecks in Griffin.
• Gordon College applications were up 50 percent.
From the annals of 2007
• Griffin Tech held a Student Appreciation Day.
• Local students showed steady progress in the Georgia High School Graduation Test.
• Spalding High School’s Marquilla Tyler signed a basketball scholarship to Reinhardt College.