• Fort Mill and Tega Cay began curbside recycling. Tega Cay had city-wide collections twice a month. Fort Mill started with once a week collections in Whiteville Park.
• Johnathan Savery, Christopher Nunnery and Taylor Bowman were the top three finishers in Troop 108’s Pinewood Derby.
• A sewer project that would connect the Doby’s Bridge area with the waste water treatment plant south of Fort Mill was in the planning stages.
• A plan to merge Westminster Christian School and the Catawba School, both in Rock Hill, had some Fort Mill parents up in arms.
• Carol Snipes announced the opening of Carol’s Beauty Shoppe at 132 North White St., Fort Mill.
• Both Fort Mill High School basketball teams lost in the conference tournament. The girls, who had tied for first place in the regular season, lost their opening game to Cowpens. The boys lost in triple overtime to Chesnee in the second round.
• Revival services were underway at the Fort Mill Church of the Nazarene. The Rev. Forrest McCullough, evangelist from Tennessee, brought the message nightly.
• Fort Mill’s A&P sold an 18-ounce jar of peanut butter for 57 cents, three 46-ounce cans of Hawaiian Punch for $1 and Morton 20-ounce fruit pies for 37 cents.
• A sign attached to the Main Street side of the Confederate Park Bandstand proclaimed that Fort Mill had surpassed 1,700 days without a traffic fatality.
• Preliminary steps were underway to provide a Public Library for Fort Mill.
• A new street was to be opened between Tom Hall Street, near the high school, and Bethlehem Baptist Church.
• S.W. Foster was elected chairman of the Fort Mill district school board succeeding Dr. J. B. Elliott.
• The new theatre on Main Street was being liberally patronized by the ladies of the town.
• The Noxon Carnival blew into town, giving daily performances at the ball park. The future of the carnival was in doubt as it was reported that it was near bankruptcy.
Compiled by Chip Heemsoth, a lifelong resident of Fort Mill.