1994• Citizens of the Year awards were given to Fort Mill Chief of Police Bobby Kimbrell and Fort Mill School Superintendent Joe Bonds.
• Some parents of Fort Mill High School seniors were upset over a University of Michigan survey that students completed at school without their parents’ knowledge.
• Fort Mill Township’s first convenience center for recyclables opened on U.S. 160 East, Fort Mill.
• A marker was dedicated at the site of the old Massey school on Doby’s Bridge Road.
1974• Mike McCallister, 25, a popular young Fort Mill man, was severely burned by a high-voltage shock while working for Duke Power Co.
• The Fort Mill High School Band received the highest score possible at the State Music Festival, held in Newberry.
• The Fort Mill Church of God, 221 Academy St., Fort Mill, voted to build an addition to the existing building.
• Fort Mill’s most tragic automobile accident in more than a decade claimed the lives of two people and injured six others.
1954• Work was completed on sidewalks and gutters at Fort Mill High School and George Fish School.
• Among those making the Honor Roll in Fort Mill schools were Rusty Adkins, Jacky Bayne, Marcene Griffin, Charles Kitchens and Brenda Wise.
1934• Considerable grading and other work had been done on the baseball grounds in Whiteville Park. The grounds were to be enclosed and a new grandstand was to be built.
• Frank Armstrong, a Fort Mill man who had disappeared from his home earlier, was located in Rockingham, N.C.
• The winners in the town “Clean-up Campaign” were Bennett Hoagland, $5, Malcolm Link, $2.50, and Tom Young, $1.
Compiled by Chip Heemsoth, a lifelong resident of Fort Mill.