• Fort Mill native Betty Anglin Smith was among the top artists in the South Carolina Watercolor Society’s annual exhibition at Marion.
• The water park at New Heritage USA opened for the 1992 season after being closed for two years.
• Retired Army Col. Logan Weston of Fort Mill was one of the first inductees in the Rangers Hall of Fame at Fort Benning, Ga.
• Fort Mill’s newest supermarket, Winn-Dixie, opened on Hwy. 160 West and Munn Road.
• A 21-year-old Fort Mill man was facing a murder charge in the shooting death of his 18-year-old wife during a family gathering.
• Bill Kirkpatrick was installed as president of the Fort Mill Lions Club for the 1972-73 year. Vance McGuirt was first vice-president.
• Thomas R. Gulledge was elected to fill the vacant city council seat created by the death of Fred H. Wilson Jr.
• Fort Mill Dry Cleaners, located at 108 South White St., was readying to close its doors, according to owners Paul and Bill Harkey.
• Two Fort Mill brothers, Thomas H. Moss and William O. Moss, were serving together aboard the destroyer USS McKean, Pacific Fleet.
• The Ft-Roc Drive-in Theatre featured a “Battle of the Cowboys” double feature with Roy Rogers in “South of Caliente” and Rex Allen in “The Rodeo King and the Senorita.”
• Mrs. Sarah Catherine Jones Potts, wife of D.O. Potts, died unexpectedly at her home. Mrs. Potts was highly esteemed in the community and her death brought sorrow to all who knew her.
• White Cousart and George W. Baker announced that they were candidates for the office of Magistrate of the Fort Mill district.
• Mrs. Jane Young bought from the real estate firm Bailes and Link the Barber house, near the public school on Baptist Church Street.
• The congregation of St. James Methodist Church held a rally and raised $141.35 to help pay the balance due on their new church.
Compiled by Chip Heemsoth, a lifelong resident of Fort Mill.