• Carlton Jones was elected president of the Retail Merchants and Businessmen’s Association.
From the annals of 1962
• A story stated that “The religion of Russia is Communism” and that churchgoing was not a part of Russian life.
• Cadet William McConnell was promoted at North Georgia College.
From the annals of 2007
• The local Daughters of the Confederacy held a dedication ceremony for Confederate Pvt. Daniel Garr.
• The Spalding County Fair was in full swing.
• Spalding Regional Medical Center was to open the first urgent care center in Locust Grove.