• Griffin was the have a Baby Show on July 25.
From the annals of 1962
• Five were killed in a car wreck in Butts County.
• Don Drysdale and Jim Bunning were named pitchers in the Major League Baseball All-Star Game.
From the annals of 2007
• James McGuffey earned the rank of Pilgrim in Loyal Order of the Moose.
• Gordon College was kicking off its Southern Culture Series with a concert by the Paul Thorn Band.
• Richard Rowan and Fred Crawford competed in the National Senior Games where they played in shuffleboard doubles (70-and-over).