1996: Destiny Leigh Wilson, 9 months, received crowns as Baby Miss at pageants held in Kings Mountain, N. C. and Rock Hill.; 1936: Johnny Porter recently built near his restaurant and service station, just across the river on the Fort Mill-Rock Hill Highway, a half dozen tourist cottages.
Fort Mill, South Carolina, leaders say several road widenings to five or three lanes are the biggest needs locally, led by a section of Fort Mill Parkway. The last stretch of Fort Mill Parkway opened weeks ago.
John Boetsch was named the Clemson University’s men’s tennis coach last month. A 2000 graduate of Fort Mill, he has been an assistant and associate head coach at Clemson for the past eight years, and associate head coach for three years.
Fort Mill Square has three new openings planned for the fall, including a new pizza restaurant and hair cut place. The additions leave just one vacancy in the building across from a new Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market.
York County Sheriff Bruce Bryant angrily criticized County Council members Monday for what he called “11th-hour budget cuts” last month that eliminated three full-time and three part-time planned deputy jobs from his force. He asked the council to revisit that vote, saying he needs 19 full-time deputies to provide court security and has only 12.
1996: A request from the Town of Fort Mill for a $500,000 grant to repair dilapidated houses was turned down; 1976: Fort Mill’s Planning and Zoning Commission rejected the rezoning of eight acres on Leonidas and Spratt Streets from single unit residential to multiunit.
Nation Ford High School junior Muskan Bhadauria designed and coordinated a program to familiarize rising ninth graders with some of the art education opportunities available to them when the new school year begins Aug. 15.