1994• The Fort Mill High School boys’ tennis team, coached by Willie Ware, brought home the Class AAA State Championship defeating Hilton Head 4-2 in the title match.
• An opening for the Fort Mill School District’s superintendent position drew 59 applicants from 20 states.
• In a reversal of a previous decision, the South Carolina Juvenile Parole Board refused to release two youths who pleaded guilty to the shooting death of a Fort Mill boy.
• Fort Mill artists Arnold Carrouth of East Leroy Street and Steve McCrae of Lockman Street were exhibiting works at the South Carolina State Museum in Columbia.
1974• The Riverview School complex being erected in western Fort Mill Township would not be ready for the opening of school in the fall.
• The Fort Mill High School tennis team finished second in the State Class AA and AAA tournament, losing to Clinton the finals.
• The Ken Schultz family was preparing to enter the Foreign Missionary Service and would be moving to Zaire, formerly the Belgian Congo.
• Fort Mill’s City Council voted to raise water and sewer rates. Rates would increase by approximately 1/3 on July 1.
1954• Fort Mill Chief of Police Fred Nims submitted his resignation and it was accepted by Mayor Luther Patterson. No reason was given for the resignation.
• Richard M. Huff and Manly S. Young were elected to the Board of Trustees of the Fort Mill Public Schools.
1934• Luther G. Patterson, 27, was elected mayor of Fort Mill by a 291-40 margin over W. D. Wolfe. It was believed that Patterson would be the youngest man to hold the office.
• Every member of the graduating class at Fort Mill High School, along with every other high school graduate in South Carolina, received a copy of “The Gamecock,” the student publication of the University of South Carolina.
• The County Board of Education established the Flint Hill School District No. 55.
Compiled by Chip Heemsoth, a lifelong resident of Fort Mill.