• The Fort Mill High School band, numbering 163 student musicians, returned from band camp at Converse College, Spartanburg.
• Ongoing discussions between the Fort Mill Rescue Squad and York County over the squad’s finances and operations continued.
• Gary R. Lee, Fort Mill native, received his MBA recently from the Jack Massey Graduate School of Business, Nashville, Tenn.
• Ken Pridmore won the Fort Mill Golf Course Seniors Championship. Nat Helms was the winner of the First Flight division.
• Mr. and Mrs. John Bates Chapman set what was believed to be an all-time Fort Mill record when they celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary.
• William Pressley Grier, Jr., 57, manager of Insurance Claims and Safety for Springs Mills, died in a fire at his Lake Wylie river cottage.
• Among those expected to start for the Yellow Jackets in the team’s season opener against Indian Land were Eddie and Randy Smith, Brian Dove and Tony Dixon.
• Edith McFadden announced the opening of Edith’s Beauty Shop in the Center Theatre building on Main Street.
• J. W. McAlhaney was named manager of the Fort Mill Electric Company. McAlhaney returned to the company after a one-year absence.
• Grady Kiser, 45, proprietor of the Quality Auto Supply Company of Fort Mill, passed away at his Spratt Street home.
• Maj. George W. Potts of the York County Rural Police Force was an instructor in rifle firing at Fort Moultrie. Maj. Potts was the rifle shooting champion of South Carolina from 1911-1916.
• Culp Brothers was selling coal for $5 a ton, cash, no credit.
• A $100 reward was offered for the apprehension of the party responsible for entering the home of the superintendent of the Charlotte Brick Company plant at Grattan, two miles south of Fort Mill.
• Col. Leroy Springs of Lancaster visited Fort Mill and made two short speeches on behalf of the candidacy of Judge Jones.
Compiled by Chip Heemsoth, a lifelong resident of Fort Mill.