• One of the most spectacular fires in the history of Fort Mill destroyed the original Springs Industries plant on White Street.
• The Foxhill Group of Rock Hill became the second group interested in building a stadium in Fort Mill for the Charlotte minor league baseball team.
• The Fort Mill High School Future Farmers of America Club was honored for its cleanup efforts in Fort Mill.
• Renovations were underway to convert the old Center Theater building on Main Street into offices and a showroom/distribution center.
• A.A.(Ted) Parks defeated Frank Terry by 45 votes for Fort Mill Township magistrate in a run-off primary.
• Thieves broke into Rogers Drug Co. on Main Street and made off with the firm's supply of the more potent narcotics.
• A gospel singing program, featuring six groups and sponsored by the Warrior Booster Club, was held at the Indian Land High School athletic field.
• Vandals destroyed the number 16 green of the Fort Mill Golf Club.
• The Fort Mill City Council required all businesses and residences in the corporate limits to place street numbers in a conspicuous place on their building or home.
• A new restaurant opened on lower Main Street near the Center Theater. A contest with a $25 cash prize was being held to name the new eatery.
• E.L. Case stated that he planned to close the public garage that he had operated for several years in Fort Mill and move to Charlotte.
• Inez Wolfe represented St. John's Methodist Church at the state meeting of the Epworth League.
• Margaret Hall, widow of the late Calvin Hall, passed away at the age of 76.
• The township's first cotton bloom of the year was at the plantation of W.D. Kimbrell.