• Incumbent Richard Bates and newcomer Bob Jones, retired Fort Mill school administrator, entered the race for Fort Mill School Board.
• Two people received minor injuries and traffic was backed up as the result of a five car pileup near the intersection of Tom Hall, Banks and Steele streets.
• The Fort Mill Care Center and the Fort Mill Rescue Squad each received $500 from the Fort Mill Lioness Club.
• Former Fort Mill High School football players Michael Cardillo and Donald Coit were freshmen on the Charleston Southern University football team.
• Lots were being offered for sale in Green Hill Cemetery. The new municipal cemetery was located behind the new United AME Zion Church on Steele Street.
• The Fort Mill All-Stars softball team won the Springs Cup Softball Tournament defeating Kershaw 12-1 in the championship game played in Kershaw.
• Land was purchased from Paul Hucks for the site of the proposed new Indian Land High School.
• Margie Steele, Dori Iwinski and Renee Walser represented Fort Mill High School on the Belk Teen Board of York County.
• This edition of the Fort Mill Times is missing. The editor was on vacation.
• The Jackson-Hamilton Memorial Association reunion, consisting of former students of the old Gold Hill School, was held at the home of S.P. Wilson in the Gold Hill section.
• Many Fort Mill people were saddened to hear that Captain Jack Wynn of the Rock Hill Salvation Army had been transferred to Florence.
• A young man of the town known as “Sonny Boy” was arrested by Chief Potts on a charge of selling whiskey. He admitted to the charge and was fined $25.
• The voting contest for the prettiest young lady in town was won by Miss Clara Culp. Her prize was a beautiful sofa pillow.
Compiled by Chip Heemsoth, a lifelong resident of Fort Mill.