• Godfrey Construction Company, a Monroe, N.C., firm, submitted the apparent low bid to build Fort Mill’s new fire station. The company’s bid was $740,000.
• Cadet Charles Scott Cornwell of Collins Road, Fort Mill, achieved Gold Star status for the second semester at the Citadel.
• Fort Mill Town Council, in a split vote, decided on a non-partisan majority method for general elections.
• A Fort Mill couple, Mike and Gayle Gregg, were the first husband and wife team to win the South Carolina State Sporting Clays championship.
• After 67 years in the grocery business, Culp Brothers, Inc., Fort Mill’s oldest store, was calling it quits. The feed store and oil business would continue.
• A bold daytime theft took place at Ackerman’s on Main Street. Owner George Ackerman reported that $1,100 was taken from the department store.
• Lib Sullivan was installed as president of the Fort Mill Toastmistress Club. Iris Poore was vice-president.
• Two Fort Mill students, Anne Foss and Cindy Gibson, were preparing for their freshman year at Furman University.
• No trace had yet been found of Dr. H. G. Suttle, 43, prominent Fort Mill physician who disappeared on a flight from Charlotte to Charleston. Dr. Suttle was piloting his own aircraft.
• Ladson Barnes Jr., of Rock Hill was appointed local manager for the Fort Mill Telephone Company, succeeding R. S. DuRant.
• Extensive remodeling of the interior of the Majestic Theatre on Main Street, including moving the screen and rearranging the seats, was underway.
• Major George W. Potts, Rural Police Officer, captured a Ford car containing 12 gallons of whiskey and arrested E.D. Porter.
• This edition of the Times is missing.
Compiled by Chip Heemsoth, a lifelong resident of Fort Mill.