• Walter Wise was running for Congress.
From the annals of 1962
• Reggie Griffin won the Griffin Little League batting championship.
• John Carson and Charlie Harrison won the July 4 Golf Tournament.
From the annals of 2007
• Organizers were planning for a statue to honor General Griffin, the founder of Griffin.
• Walter D. Kennedy, the author of “The South was Right,” spoke in Griffin.
• Some students qualified for transfers due to AYP results.