• Richard L. “Bun” Collins, 68, owner of several Fort Mill restaurants, including Four Seasons and Hillcrest fish camps, passed away.
• The Fort Mill Community Playhouse cast the principal characters for its forthcoming musical, “Oklahoma.” Anna Epps was cast as Laurey Williams.
• The Fort Mill Rescue Squad began charging for its services in an effort to avoid another budget shortfall. Fees would range from $150 to $250.
Bill Kimbrell of Kimbrell Road, Fort Mill, scored a hole in one on the 17th hole at the Fort Mill Golf Course.
• Fort Mill’s oldest citizen, Mrs. Siena Workman Gettys Nash of Joe Louis Street, was looking forward to her 103rd birthday on March 28.
• It now seemed assured that Fort Mill would have some type of Centennial observance.
• Susan Blair, star forward for the Fort Mill Yellow Jackettes, was voted most valuable player of the Indian Land Christmas Basketball Tournament.
• Phillip Dixon, Fort Mill High School graduate, joined the Fort Mill Police Department as an officer.
• A New Year’s Eve party for the young people of Fort Mill, sponsored by the Fort Mill Woman’s Club, was held at the Fort Mill Clubhouse.
• Mrs. Carrie Culp Boyd, one of Fort Mill’s most prominent and esteemed women, was instantly killed in an automobile accident at Richmond Hill, Ga.
• The Fort Mill School did not open as scheduled following the Christmas Holidays due to the impassable conditions of some roads as the result of snow and heavy rain.
• A Christmas marriage of much interest was that of A. O. Jones of Fort Mill and Mrs. Ada H. Curtis of Charleston. Mr. Jones was one of Fort Mill’s best known merchants.
• Contractor A. A. Bradford began the erection of a small storehouse near the Milfort Mill to be occupied by a grocery business conducted by T.G. Moser.
• The Rev. Dr. Edward Mack of Lane Theological Seminary, Cincinnati, preached an eloquent sermon at the Fort Mill Presbyterian Church.
Compiled by Chip Heemsoth, a lifelong resident of Fort Mill.