1994• Fort Mill’s Yellow Jackets baseball team, coached by Keith Griffin, won the upper state Class AAA championship by defeating Newberry 6-1.
• Rusty Howie, coach of the Fort Mill JV girls’ basketball team that went undefeated in Region 4 AAA the previous season, was named boys’ varsity coach.
• Mrs. Selma Boyd, 87, well-respected retired teacher of the Fort Mill School District, passed away at Piedmont Medical Center.
• The Rose Garden Club of Fort Mill celebrated its 40th anniversary with a picnic. Charter members Sue Dye, Dot Hill and Lucy Pittman were in attendance.
1974• Honor graduates at Fort Mill High School were Cheryl Ervin, valedictorian, Susan Blair, salutatorian, Jamie Sanderlin and Renee Walser.
• Honor graduates at Indian Land High School were Tresse Jean McMinn, Lynn Rene McGuirt, Charlene Marie Blackwelder and Steve Fesperman.
• Detailed plans for a new Bank of Fort Mill building to be erected on Tom Hall Street between the old S.L. Meacham house and the Duke Power Company office were announced.
• Indian Land High School was to have a new football stadium for the beginning of the 1974 season.
1954• Recent movies at the Center included “Hondo” with John Wayne, “Miss Sadie Thompson,” “Saskatchewan” and “Casanova’s Big Night.”
• Mascots of the class of 1954 at Fort Mill High School, Frances Close and Joe Hinson, entertained the class with a square dance at the Fort Mill Club House.
1934• A new store, McWhirter’s 5 and 10, opened in the Ardrey building on Fort Mill’s Main Street.
• J. A. Greene Motor Co. advertised the 1934 Ford V-8 as the only car less than $2,500 with a V-8 engine.
1914• The John R. Smith shows, the most reliable amusement enterprise of its kind and featuring the “big snake show,” played Fort Mill for a week.
• “A Fight for a Million,” a thrilling picture of the Western Gold Fields, was featured at the Majestic.
Compiled by Chip Heemsoth, a lifelong resident of Fort Mill.