• Installation of the pipeline between Rock Hill and Fort Mill was almost complete and water was scheduled to be flowing from Rock Hill within the week.
• An elderly Fort Mill woman was in fair condition after being struck by a car near her home on Hwy. 160 West.
• Sarah Dees of Fort Mill was selected to participate in Wofford College’s Bonner Scholars program.
• John Y. May, 80, an influential figure in Tega Cay’s history, died at Piedmont Medical Center.
• J.A. Greene of Fort Mill was recognized for 50 years of service as a member of Catawba Masonic Lodge 56.
• The Rural Telephone Bank of the REA approved a loan of $2,625,000 to the Fort Mill Telephone Co. to finance system expansion.
• Rock Hill theatres were showing “Cabaret” with Liza Minnelli at the Cinema and Raquel Welch as “Hannie Caulder” at the Pix.
• Elmer Totherow was back at his old location at the corner of Spratt and Massey Streets with a new business, Elmer’s Little Mart and Service.
• The contract for construction of the Fort Mill War Memorial football stadium was awarded to Young Construction Co. of Rock Hill.
• The Fort Mill Yellow Jackets football team lost their season opener, 20-0, to the Whitmire Wolverines.
• Charles A. Moss, Fort Mill native, was elected sheriff of York County, succeeding Sheriff Fred E. Quinn.
• A pageant was given at Unity Presbyterian Church by the Girls’ Circle of the Woman’s Auxiliary.
• The Kadell-Kritchfield Shows closed a week’s engagement in Fort Mill and awarded a silver tea set to Miss Lesslie Faile, the most popular young lady in town.
• Only four Fort Mill young ladies were enrolled at Winthrop College, those being Esther McMurray, Lana Parks, and Inez and Myrtle Smith.
Compiled by Chip Heemsoth, a lifelong resident of Fort Mill.