1994• Fifteen senior citizens from the Leroy Springs Recreation Complex won 53 medals at the South Carolina Senior Sports Classic at Florence.
• Seniors Matt Jarrett of Fort Mill High School and Kenza Harleson of Indian Land High School were recognized for having never missed a day of school.
• Incumbent Steve Forrest and newcomers James Millwood, Lou Kuchinic and Shawn Patterson won seats on Tega Cay’s City Council.
• Angie Marzetta, University of Washington softball player and former Fort Mill High athlete, was named to the National Softball Coaches Division I third team All-American team.
1974• Kathi Stone was crowned Miss Fort Mill by the reigning Miss Fort Mill, Nancy Oliver. Joyce Culp and Debra Deese were runners-up.
• Michael W. Chase, 15, of Fort Mill, received Scouting’s highest honors, the Eagle Scout award, as well as the Jewish equivalent of the God and Country award.
• The biggest upset of the year in the men’s softball league was the Fort Mill Builders 2-0 win over Tega Cay. Bill Dunn homered twice for the Builders.
• John William Phillips, 56, of Ritch Street, one of Fort Mill’s most distinguished World War II veterans, passed away.
1954• Efforts were underway here to establish a Fort Mill Rescue Squad. Walter Benfield had taken the lead and stated that a minimum of 30 men would be needed.
• Frank Hull announced plans to officially establish an aircraft spotting station in Fort Mill
1934• James A. Gamble, 63, former chief of police of Fort Mill, died at his home on River Road.
• Joe Jackson, former White Sox outfielder, brought his Winnsboro team to Fort Mill for a game on the Whiteville Park diamond. The local nine were defeated by a 12-5 score.
• The Public Works Commission purchased a lot on Ardrey Hill on which a water tower would be located.
Compiled by Chip Heemsoth, a lifelong resident of Fort Mill.