1994• Jim Boyette, principal of Washington High School in Washington, N.C., was appointed as the new principal at Fort Mill High School.
• Two Fort Mill Township banks were robbed in two days. Local police made four arrests in the two cases.
• Fort Mill Post 43 wound up its American Legion baseball season with 7-9 record, finishing third in League V.
• Singer Jamie Lee Hart of Marshall Street, Fort Mill, was set to perform at the Pageland Watermelon Festival.
1974• The Fourth of July was a big day in Fort Mill’s Confederate Park highlighted by the firing of one of park’s two cannons.
• A stew at Harris Street Park netted $1,038.55 for Mr. and Mrs. Fred Garrett, both of who had very serious illnesses.
• WBTV, Channel 3, Charlotte, the first television station in the Carolinas, was celebrating its 25th anniversary.
• Chief of Police Floyd Foss recommended eliminating one parking space immediately in front of the post office, at 100 Springs St., and two of the spaces across the street.
1954• Pete Goodman, director of the Fort Mill Recreation Center, was named supervisor of the Fort Mill Ground Observer Corps.
• The Fort Mill Rescue Squad had made excellent progress in its short history with some 25 men having signed up.
1934• Confederate veterans and widows of veterans received one-fourth of their annual pension. Payments totaling $116,656 were paid out.
• Five new school buses were ordered by the Fort Mill School Board to replace the six old buses that had been in use for several years.
• Construction on the York County Fairgrounds in Rock Hill was progressing nicely with a first-class race track and baseball diamond being erected.
Compiled by Chip Heemsoth, a lifelong resident of Fort Mill.