1993: Ruben Potts and Anna Sides were named Mr. and Miss Yellow Jacket at the Fort Mill High School Spring Sports Banquet.
1993: Two youths charged in the pistol slaying of a Fort Mill boy pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of involuntary manslaughter. The pair was originally facing murder charges.
1993: The Fort Mill School Board voted to charge Fort Mill High School students who drive to school $15 a semester to help pay for security in the student parking lot.
1993: Fort Mill voters, by a 52-28 vote, approved a binding referendum guaranteeing non-partisan elections for city council.
1993: The Boys and Girls Clubs of York County had already raised $15,000 for their Steak and Burger fund raiser to be held at Knights Castle.
1993: Tom Thomasson, business manager of the Fort Mill Telephone Company, was named Citizen of the Year by the Fort Mill Chamber of Commerce.
1993: The First Baptist Church educational building, gutted in a recent fire, was demolished by two wrecking crews.
1993: The Fort Mill High School band booster club sponsored four benefit performances of the Clyde Beatty-Cole Brothers Circus at the Galleria Mall in Rock Hill.
1993: The Fort Mill community buried Steve Spratt, 12, outstanding student and athlete at Fort Mill Middle School. The young resident died of a gunshot wound. Two boys, ages 13 and 14, were charged with murder.
1993: A four inch snowfall, part of the storm of the century, blanketed Fort Mill Township.
1993: 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.
1993: Fort Mill students earning a 4.0 GPA during the winter semester at Winthrop included Matthew E. Carswell III, Crystal S. Deese, Erica Faye Oallither and Sandra Griffin.
1993: J.B. Mills, retired merchant, local snow “forecaster” and one of Fort Mill’s most colorful characters, died at his Confederate Street home at the age of 87.
1993: A Monroe, NC 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.
1993: The Fort Mill School Board decided that Fort Mill High School seniors would be able to pray at this year’s graduation ceremony.