• The Fort Mill High School Marching Band won first place in its class and second place overall in the Bands of America Southeast Regional competition at Johnson City, Tenn.
• Cathy Pittman of Fort Mill was honored for “an act of bravery and compassion” in trying to save the life of Sheriff’s Deputy James Brent McCants who was gunned down in the line of duty in Rock Hill.
Tammy Lindsay was crowned Homecoming Queen for 1992 at Indian Land High School.
• Rose-Marie Walley of Pelham Lane, Fort Mill, was named 1992 Staff Employee of the Year at UNC Charlotte.
Cindy Wolfe was selected as Miss Yejacka and Carrousel Princess at Fort Mill High School.
• Duke Ellington and his 14-piece dance band appeared at the first annual Harvest Ball in Tega Cay.
Fort Mill citizens were in an uproar after city council voted to install water lines and mains and sell water to residents outside the city limits at the same rate as those inside the city.
• Nick Zeigler, Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate, visited Fort Mill and conversed at length with the gentlemen of the Fort Mill Bandstand.
• The solicitation campaign to raise $3,500 to erect a Memorial Tower in Unity Cemetery began.
• The Saturday fare at the Center featured “Fort Savage Raiders” starring Charles Starrett as the Durango Kid, “The Atomic City” and chapter one of “Captain Video.” Free candy was given to all children.
A number of injuries forced the Fort Mill football team to cancel its game with Chester. The local boys’ record was 0-3.
• The Capitol Theatre in Rock Hill was showing “Smilin’ Through” with Norma Shearer, Fredric March and Leslie Howard.
• Former President Roosevelt was shot by a man in Milwaukee. His injuries were said to be trifling.
• Messrs. B.M. Bradford and Thomas Bailey bought the clothes-cleaning business of Mr. T.E. Merritt on Clebourne Street.
Compiled by Chip Heemsoth, a lifelong resident of Fort Mill.