• The Fort Mill School Board decided that Fort Mill High School seniors would be able to pray at this year’s graduation ceremony.
• In a 7-1 vote, Lancaster County’s Planning Commission turned down a request for an auto salvage yard on Harrisburg Road.
• Two Fort Mill men were charged in the November 1992 burning of the Kimbrell barn in Fort Mill Township.
• Vanessa Randazzo of Swamp Fox Drive, Fort Mill, became the spelling champion of the Fort Mill schools by correctly spelling “deciduous.”
• Several Main Street merchants expressed their renewed opposition to parking meters that were still in use.
• Dannie L. Vaughn of Fort Mill High School and Marsha K. McGuire of Indian Land High School were named 1973 Betty Crocker Homemakers of Tomorrow.
• Local children pictured in the Fort Mill Young Citizens feature included Mandi Merritt, Stacie and Heather Sutton, Lori and Brian Heemsoth, and Melanie and Jimmy Knox.
• U.S. Navy Commander Leonard O. Wilson, an Indian Land native, took over as Commanding Officer of Training of Squad 24 at Chase Field, Texas.
• A reversal by Indian Land on consolidating with Fort Mill and George Fish High Schools left the Fort Mill schools’ future uncertain. There were proposals to consolidate Fort Mill with Rock Hill.
• Robert Liske arrived in Fort Mill from Rich Square, N.C., to assume his duties as manager of the Center Theatre, replacing Charles Butler.
• The February meeting of the Florence Thornwell Chapter, U.D.C. was held in the assembly room of Fort Mill High School. Miss Kathleen Armstrong was president.
• B.C. Tvedt, World War vet who was discovered living in a tent and taken to Columbia, died at the Veterans’ Hospital. Mr. Tvedt was a native of Norway and had no relatives in this country.
• Mr. W.M. Carothers organized a branch of the Boy Scouts of America. About 20 local boys signed up.
• Mayor A.R. McElhaney issued an edict promising that anyone found guilty of selling whiskey would receive a fine of not less than $100 or 30 days on the road crew.
Compiled by Chip Heemsoth, a lifelong resident of Fort Mill.