Do you remember?
• Murray White received the 1968 Citizen of the Year Award at the 28th annual Fort Mill Chamber of Commerce banquet.
• David Yarborough,16, escaped with minor injuries after his car was struck by a Norfolk and Southern train at the Main Street crossing.
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• Fort Mill defeated Newberry 6-0 to advance to the second round of the state high school soccer playoffs.
• Duke Johnson resigned as an officer with the Fort Mill Police Department and accepted a position at Springs Industries.
• Libraries Inc., an eleemosynary corporation, was organized for the purpose of raising $100,000 to build a public library in Fort Mill.
• Jake McAlhaney was named Fort Mill's Man of the Year for 1969 by the Fort Mill Chamber of Commerce.
• Becky Nesbitt and Mike Short, Fort Mill High students, sang in the All-State chorus at Myrtle Beach.
• Army Sgt. Douglas R. Adams received the Army Commendation Medal for his service in Vietnam.
• A freak accident injured seven people in the Belair section of Lancaster County. A house trailer broke loose from the car towing it and struck another automobile.
• Season tickets for all 10 home games of the American Legion junior baseball team were on sale for $2 each.
•A handsome Knight Templar jewel was presented to George W. McKenzie by the Thornwell Bible Class of Unity Presbyterian Church.
• C.F. Rogers paid Capt. S.E. White $150 for a nice building lot on Booth Street for the purpose of erecting a residence.
• The closing exercises of the Belair School, taught by W. Elms, included a big picnic for local residents.