• The first bale of cotton was received.
From the annals of 1962
• Poet E.E. Cummings died at the age of 67.
• Oscar Steanson retired from Georgia Experiment Station.
From the annals of 2007
• Jet Russell had volunteered with the Spalding County Fair for 36 years.
• Free tutoring was to be available to some middle school students.
• The Griffin football team was ranked in the AJC, AP and Georgia High School Football Magazine state polls.