• Owners of the old Center Theatre building on Main Street were told to secure the building and improve the looks of the exterior.
• The Christian Teen Center announced plans to open in the former Town Creamery building on Main Street.
• Kate Coltharp of Gardendale Road, Fort Mill, celebrated her 90th birthday with senior friends of Philadelphia United Methodist Church where she had attended church for over 60 years.
• Fort Mill’s Yellow Jackets lost to Wren, 7-0, in the state quarterfinals. The Jackets finished the season with an 8-4 record.
• The Fort Mill School Board was told to expect school enrollment to double in the next years as a result of Tega Cay.
• The Indian Land Warriors lost their first round playoff game, 6-0, to the Slater-Marietta Green Wave.
• Girl Scout Troop 361 of Fort Mill enjoyed a hayride and cookout at the home of their leader, Mrs. Tommy Chambers.
• Two prominent Fort Mill citizens, Richard H. McMillian, 69, and Manly Storme Young, 84, passed away.
• Henry Franklin Young, 19, completed his Air Force indoctrination course at Lackland AFB, San Antonio, Texas.
• Epps Jewelers on lower Main Street, operated by Mrs. Andy Epps, was sold to Mr. and Mrs. George Baker and Bruce Jollie. The business was renamed Baker and Jollie Jewelers.
• Gov. Blackwood appointed R.P. Harris to succeed the late J. L. Lyles as Magistrate of the Fort Mill district.
• The Fort Mill Public Works Commission was having 1,000 feet of six-inch water main put down on lower Confederate Street at a cost of $500.
• The ladies of Pleasant Hill Church sponsored an oyster supper at the Pleasant Hill Academy. All proceeds were to be used for charitable purposes.
• Convicted of retailing, Monk McGee, local tiger, was taken to the county’s convict camp where he was to serve 40 days hard labor.
Compiled by Chip Heemsoth, a lifelong resident of Fort Mill.