• An armed robbery and attempted kidnapping at a Fort Mill video store was resolved when Fort Mill police arrested a 26-year-old Fort Mill woman.
• Land that would offer affordable housing for as many as 400 families was reduced from 236 acres to 155 acres.
• A Hardees restaurant near Tega Cay, the second in Fort Mill Township, was set to open in two months.
• A task force to gauge whether Tega Cay residents wanted a community center decided to discontinue the study due to a lack of interest.
• A tornado, believed to be first ever to touch down in Fort Mill, left a path of destruction several hundred yards wide. Pattersons Red and White Grocery on Tom Hall Street was heavily damaged.
• It was decided that the two new schools in the Riverview complex on Harris Road would be named Fort Mill Primary and Fort Mill Elementary.
• Pat Keziah, grade seven at Fort Mill Junior High School, was the spelling champion for Fort Mill.
• Capt. W. F. Duncan, Fort Mill dentist, was awarded the Bronze Star for his service as a dental officer in Korea.
• The Fort Mill Yellow Jacket baseball team snapped a four game losing streak with a 10-7 win at Winnsboro. Billy Barron tripled and Jon Blankenship pitched a complete game.
• Fort Mill relatives and friends of Frank Armstrong were distressed about his disappearance. Armstrong had been missing for a week.
• It was noted that Mr. S.L. Meacham had managed the Fort Mill Telephone Exchange since it was established by him 40 years ago.
• After spending nearly two tours in Tasmania, Mr. Ben H. Massey returned to his home in this city.
• The Rev. W. A. Hafner of the Presbyterian Church assisted the Rev. C. W. McCully in a meeting at Pleasant Hill church.
Compiled by Chip Heemsoth, a lifelong resident of Fort Mill.