• An enrollment of about 4,000 students was expected in county on the opening day of school on Sept. 6.
From the annals of 1937
• A watermelon cutting and swimming party was held for Miss Joan Drake.
From the annals of 1962
• Law enforcement officials were investigating the death of Marilyn Monroe and trying to determine if it was a suicice.
• A state youth center was planned at Emory University.
From the annals of 2007
• The Griffin Fire-Rescue held its third annual boot drive, raising $3,661.
• The Griffin High football team held its photo day.
• School attendance was up as more students attended the first two days over 2006-07.