1994• A formal invitation to march in the 1995 Rose Bowl Parade was issued to the Fort Mill High School Marching Band during ceremonies at Fest-i-Fun.
• A wreck during a race at the Lancaster Motor Speedway claimed the life of a 28-year-old Indian Land man.
• The Palmetto Battalion performed a War Between the States re-enactment, in honor of Confederate Memorial Day, in Fort Mill’s Confederate Park.
• More than 100 people attended the dedication of the new building of the James A. Culp Post 9138 of Veterans of Foreign Wars on Harris Street.
1974• Gus Allen, head football coach at Fort Mill High School, was named head coach of the North team in the North-South All-Star football game in Columbia.
• “It’s Great to Be Crazy,” the Indian Land High School senior class play, was one of the most enjoyable events of the school year.
• Cheryl Elaine Ervin, a Fort Mill High School senior, was selected as the recipient of a Foundation Scholarship to the College of Charleston.
• Robert Barr, Rt. 2, Fort Mill, accepted a position as a management analyst with the Defense Intelligence Agency at the Pentagon.
1954• C. M. Reynolds, head football coach at Whitmire High School, accepted the same position at Fort Mill High School. Reynolds succeeded Marshall Edwards.
• J. H. Nesbitt, principal at Fort Mill High School, announced that Peggy Oliver was the valedictorian of the Class of 1954 and Judy Brown was salutatorian.
1934• Dr. J.R. DesPortes of Fort Mill was elected chairman of the State Council of the South Carolina Medical Society.
• The 1933-34 session of the Pleasant Valley public school, under the direction of Mrs. D. C. Patterson, came to a close.
1914• For every 10 cents spent at Ardrey’s Drug Store, the purchaser received a coupon of one cent toward an admission ticket to the Majestic Theatre.
• Following the custom of several years, the 7 o’clock closing hour was adopted by the merchants of Fort Mill for the summer months.
Compiled by Chip Heemsoth, a lifelong resident of Fort Mill.