1994• Children of Anne Springs Close decided to give $2 million to the Close Foundation.
• An umbrella organization for York County’s six Chambers of Commerce would give them added strength, according to Miller Coggins, president elect of the Fort Mill Chamber of Commerce.
• Fort Mill’s Minority Council honored four township residents as “Role Models in Excellence.” They were The Rev. Carlwell Culp, Ernest Dixon, Andre Harris and LeJuan Patton.
• Fort Mill’s girls’ track team won its fourth straight Region IV AAA championship.
1974• Drum Major Dale Shelley and Band Director John DeLoach led the Fort Mill High School Marching Band down the main thoroughfare at Disney World.
• Voters in Fort Mill’s precinct No. 2, Caskey’s Barber Shop, were pushing for a new polling place. The current site was too small.
• Excavation work began on the widening of one block of North White Street, beginning at Main Street.
• Areas of Fort Mill heavily damaged by the April 8 tornado had undergone a quick cleanup.
1954• W.E. Sutton of Fort Mill, a York County Rural Policeman for eight years, resigned and accepted a detective position with the Rock Hill Police Department.
• Miss Mary McCallister, rising junior at Fort Mill High School, was elected F.F.A. Sweetheart at the school.
1934• W.H. Baker, a Fort Mill man who was in jail at York awaiting trial, escaped and was recaptured near Clover.
• With P.C. Hair on the mound, the Fort Mill High School baseball team defeated Pineville 15-10.
• John L. Ratteree, 24, principal of Gold Hill School, died at the home of Mr. W.H. Windle.
Compiled by Chip Heemsoth, a lifelong resident of Fort Mill.