1994• Gridlock tied up downtown Fort Mill on a Friday afternoon when a train blocked the Main Street crossing for two hours.
• Fort Mill Police officers made 12 arrests and 22 charges were filed during a license check on Steele Street.
• A new restaurant, Main Street Fountain and Grill, was scheduled to open in time for Fest-i-Fun.
• George’s Flower Shop, owned by George Rhinehardt and located on Springs Street, was observing its 25th year as a member of Florists Transworld Delivery.
1974• “My Fair Lady” with Robert Barton as Henry Higgins and Mary Saunders as Eliza Doolittle, opened at the Pineville Dinner Theatre.
• Moore’s Department Store on Main Street advertised shear nude panty hose “designed for the more revealing fashions” for 79 cents a pair.
• Doby’s Bridge Presbyterian Church held a series of revival services with Dr. John Horton as guest minister.
• Recent movies at the Ft.-Roc and Auto Drive-in theaters included “Magnum Force,” “Teenage Bride” and “Cool Hand Luke.”
1954• “Hell on Hoofs,” a Wild West Rodeo, entertained residents for two nights at the old Fort Mill ball field on Massey Street.
• Recent movies at the Center included “The French Line,” “The Charge at Feather River,” “Mighty Joe Young” and “The Gay Ranchero.”
1934• It was announced that all Fort Mill High School home baseball games would be played on the diamond behind the high school on Tom Hall Street.
• J. P. Coates, former superintendent of the Fort Mill graded school, was hurt in an automobile accident in Columbia.
1914• Thieves broke into Parks Drug Co., located at Main and Confederate streets, and tried to open the store’s safe. Failing in that endeavor, they settled for $2 from the register.
• On account of the Confederate Veterans’ Reunion in Jacksonville, the Southern Railway announced an $8.35 round-trip rate from Fort Mill.
Compiled by Chip Heemsoth, a lifelong resident of Fort Mill.