• About 1,606 bales of cotton were received during the season.
From the annals of 1962
• Howard Wallace was the guest speaker at a United Daughters of the Confederacy meeting.
• Astronaut Wally Schirra was going for six orbits in flight, a new record.
From the annals of 2007
• The Griffin football team was state-ranked.
• Mindy Griffis was named the Griffin-Spalding Teacher of the Year.
• The Spalding County Fair opened.