▪ A verbal sparring match between Fort Mill Town Councilman Grady Ervin and Town Manager Sam Griffin erupted during a Town Council meeting.
▪ Six employees at Indian Land High School were sent to Mercy South Hospital in Pineville, N.C., after complaining of nausea, headaches and shortness of breath.
▪ Fort Mill’s football record was 2-5 after losing to Clover 28-21 on the Eagles’ homefield. The Yellow Jackets held a 21-0 lead in the second quarter. Indian Land lost to North Central 54-0.
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▪ Shawndra Mayfield was crowned Fort Mill Homecoming Queen at half time of the recent Fort Mill-York game. Jodi Bass was Indian Land Homecoming Queen.
▪ The Tega Cay Lions Club paid off the $5,000 note on an ambulance for the Tega Cay Rescue Squad.
▪ A 25-year-old Charlotte man died when he dove into the abandoned rock quarry near Flint Hill Baptist Church, struck an object and broke his neck.
▪ Quarterback Donald Pittman ran for 184 yards and three touchdowns in Fort Mill’s 21-6 win over Central of Pageland. The Jackets’ record was 3-3-1.
▪ The Indian Land High School principal, listed only as “Rollins,” resigned under pressure according to school superintendent Bennett Gunter.
▪ A Fort Mill child was struck down by a hit and run driver on Banks Street. Bert Heemsoth witnessed the incident, turned the tag number over to Chief H. F. Adkins and the driver was apprehended within the hour.
▪ The Fort Mill Yellow Jackets defeated Indian Land 40-13. Two long touchdown passes from John Adams to Charlie Garrison got the Jackets rolling early.
▪ Southern Railway offered round trip Pullman class fares from Fort Mill to the Texas Centennial Exposition in Dallas for $34.92.
▪ Fort Mill town authorities, in conjunction with R. F. Palmer, local high school agriculture teacher, launched an anti-rat campaign to reduce the town’s rodent population.
▪ The Fort Mill Chamber of Commerce was established at a meeting in Fort Mill Town Hall. J. J. Williamson was elected president.
▪ The effort to form a new county, Catawba, which would have included Fort Mill, was ended by order of the State Supreme Court.