This Week in History

This Week in Fort Mill History

December 31, 2013 

1994

• This edition of the Fort Mill Times is missing

1974

• Two Fort Mill men were interested in how much public support they might expect if they were to re-open the Center Theatre.

• Clutch baskets by Ernest Fuller and Randy Smith in the final minute of the game carried the undefeated Yellow Jackets to a 59-57 win over Chester in the championship game of the Great Falls basketball tournament.

• Alexander Easton, 41, a city sanitation worker, was killed when he was struck by a vehicle on 160 East in Paradise.

• Deborah Osborne, star sophomore for the Yellow Jackettes basketball team, was critically injured in an automobile accident at Hensley Road and 160 East.

1954

• The largest property tax check ever received by York County, $324,250.13, was from the Celanese Corp. of America for the Celriver Plant on Hwy. 21, just across the Catawba River.

• Mary B. Moss, formerly with Crane’s Beauty Shop, opened Modern Beauty Shop at 22 Confederate St. in the building formerly occupied by the Fort Mill Telephone Co.

1934

• The store of J. H. Patterson on lower Tom Hall Street and that of R. P. Harris in Village No. 1 were robbed during the holidays.

• Fay Isom and Hank Parks, Fort Mill men, and a man named Mull from Charlotte were jailed for robbing a freight car of the Southern Railway.

1914

• This edition of the Fort Mill Times is missing.

Compiled by Chip Heemsoth, a lifelong resident of Fort Mill.

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