• Local Elks were to celebrate their second anniversary.
From the annals of 1962
• Fireball Roberts won the Firecracker 250 in Daytona, Fla.
• Marie Durham married Larry Polk.
From the annals of 2007
• Jeff Hull fired a 67 to lead the Griffin Classic after the opening round.
• Mac Wren was hired as banking officer at United Bank.
• The Griffin Board of Commissioners was urged to no cut benefits.