• Local delegates who attended the Democratic National Convention said Democratic nominees would sweep the county.
From the annals of 1962
• The American Legion team won the Griffin Little League championship.
• Algeria gained its independence from France, which ruled the north African country for 132 years.
From the annals of 2007
• Gordon College Theatre presented the Ira Levin play “Deathtrap.”
• The Griffin Gators placed fourth at the Macon Heritage Swim Meet.
• Griffin horse trainer Steve Hayden was to go to the Extreme Mustang Makeover competition.