• Town of Fort Mill officials were looking for additional 10,000 square-foot residential lots to meet the demand for medium-range housing.
• Indian Land High School hosted the Wide, Wide World of Wrestling featuring Chief Wahoo McDaniel, Greg Valentine, Bambi, Peggy Lee Leather, the Junkyard Dog and Pistol Pez Whatley.
• Thirteen children from Fort Mill Township were selected to perform in the upcoming Fort Mill Community Playhouse production of “Oklahoma.”
• Winn-Dixie advertised London broil, top round roast and top round steaks for $1.97 a pound.
• The Fort Mill Telephone Co. filed an application to limit party lines to four parties and eliminate zone charges on four-party service.
• Chief of Police Floyd Foss told city council that police headquarters and the city jail were in desperate need of rewiring.
• Roadside dumps continued to be an eyesore in Fort Mill Township despite the efforts of local and county authorities to eliminate them.
• Fort Mill’s Yellow Jackettes improved their record to 11-2 with a 34-24 defeat of Cowpens. The Jackets were on the short end of 57-55 game.
• South Carolina’s school boy bus drivers would be replaced by adults immediately under a proposal by Rep. Donald Holland of Kershaw.
• Miss Marie Shaw, senior at Fort Mill High School, was named “Miss Hi Miss” at the school.
• The last of the three filling stations that operated on the highway between Fort Mill and the Catawba River burned. The other two stations were burned some months ago.
• The relief committee of the Fort Mill community distributed food and clothing to 26 families.
• The acceptance by Mr. J.W. Ardrey of the superintendency of the Fort Mill Presbyterian Church Sunday School was highly pleasing to the students.
• Mrs. Emma Kimbrell, 82, one of the oldest lady residents of Fort Mill and vicinity, died at her home on Booth Street.
Compiled by Chip Heemsoth, a lifelong resident of Fort Mill.