Do you remember?
• The Fort Mill School Board approved a program that would teach sex education and contraception to seventh graders at Fort Mill Middle School.
• Caren Chancey won the Fort Mill School District Spelling Bee. The runner-up was Sherry Crump.
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• Two Fort Mill men, Robert Turner and Jim Hawkins, were suffocated when a wall of dirt fell on them at a Rock Hill construction site.
• Ernest Dixon became the first Fort Mill football player in more than 30 years to sign with a major Division I college when he signed with Wake Forest.
• Fort Mill was digging out from one of the heaviest snowfalls of the century. Between 10 and 11 inches of snow blanketed the community.
• Norman Gholson Jr. of Fort Mill was named to the Dean's List at North Carolina State University. Norman, a junior, was majoring in electrical engineering.
• Mike Helms and Karen Lambert were crowned Valentine King and Queen at Fort Mill High School.
• Crime in Fort Mill increased by approximately 15 percent during 1968, according to Police Chief Raleigh Phillips.
• The Fort Mill Lion's Club sponsored a donkey basketball game at the Fort Mill Armory on East Elliott Street.
• Eli Bailes Post 43 of the American Legion announced a campaign to raise funds for a World War II memorial to be placed in Unity Cemetery.
• Boyce Jennings, 12, of the Pleasant Valley community, was critically ill of pneumonia.
• Oscar Flannigan and Roy Killian were sentenced to six months on the chain gang for the theft of automobile parts.
• J.J. Bailes bought from L.J. Massey two vacant business lots at the corner of Main and Clebourne Streets.
• John Elliott, 60, mother of Dr. J. Boyce Elliott of Fort Mill, died at her home in the Ebenezer section of Mecklenburg County.