• A Monroe, N.C., man sued a Fort Mill convenience store owner for losses incurred by his wife while playing video poker in the store. The suit asked $75,135, triple the amount the woman lost.
• Fort Mill and Tega Cay announced that curbside recycling would begin in the municipalities in the spring.
• Sgt. 1st Class Stephen C. Truesdale of Indian Land was named NCO of the Year for 1992 by the South Carolina State Guard.
• Sixty-eight Principal’s Scholars from Fort Mill Middle School were treated to lunch at Carolina Place Mall.
• The Bank of Fort Mill purchased the S.L. Meacham property on Tom Hall Street for the site of the bank’s new building.
• Three Fort Mill band students, Sharon McGuirt, Keith Epps and Rick Schultz, won high honors in state competition.
• Fort Mill City Council voted to purchase radios for all 18 volunteer firemen to be placed in their homes. The cost of the radios was $2,237.04.
• A board of appeals was created by Fort Mill City Council. The new body would hear appeals of rulings by the city building inspector.
• All members of the school board were notified that they would be retired on March 1 and the Fort Mill schools would be consolidated with Rock Hill. An appeal was filed.
• Handy White, who owned more than a score of houses in the Paradise section and other property holdings, passed away.
• David Gibbons Culp, 49, for many years assistant postmaster of Fort Mill, died at his Confederate Street home
• A voluntary reduction in power rates of 10 percent was given to customers in Fort Mill by the local electric company.
• Kanawha Chapter DAR of Fort Mill was raising funds to purchase a handsome granite marker for the old Unity cemetery.
• Fort Mill experienced the coldest day of the winter, 21 degrees, which was three degrees lower than any other day this season.
Compiled by Chip Heemsoth, a lifelong resident of Fort Mill.