1994• Boy Scout Troop 108 of Fort Mill celebrated its 50th anniversary. The troop was formed at St. John’s United Methodist Church with W. H. Gibson as Scoutmaster.
• Dr. Michael Basham, superintendent of the Scott County, Va., school system, was chosen to lead the Fort Mill School District.
• John Sanders Day was declared by the Mecklenburg County Board of Commissioners in honor of Fort Mill native John “Mr. Shine” Sanders.
• Pfc. Jonathan A. Munn, 1992 Fort Mill High School graduate, was decorated with the Army Achievement Medal at Fort Sill, Okla.
1974• Fort Mill added its second telephone exchange. The 548 exchange was placed in service by the Fort Mill Telephone Co.
• James R. “Jimmy” Honeycutt returned to Fort Mill and hung out his shingle as an attorney on the second floor of the Center Theatre building.
• IMPCO represented Fort Mill in the South Carolina Recreational Central District softball tournament and finished second in the field of 13.
• Tommy O’Bannion, 16-year-old Fort Mill boy with a rare bone disease, was in the hospital with his 26th broken bone.
1954• Dr. Max A. Culp opened an office at 132 Confederate St. Fort Mill for the general practice of medicine.
• Among the Girl Scouts attending Camp Rotary were Jo Ann Wilson, Georgia Becknell, Brenda Phifer, Nancy Neal and Mary Ann Garrison.
1934• Bratton D. Epps and F. H. Wilson announced they would run for the Fort Mill Township seat of the Board of County Commissioners.
• The Rev. Oswell Smith of the First Baptist Church urged the people of Fort Mill to vote no in the impending election on the liquor question.
• Candidates for Congress from the Fifth District, D. E. Finley and W. F. Stevenson, addressed the voters of Fort Mill from the stand in Confederate Park.
Compiled by Chip Heemsoth, a lifelong resident of Fort Mill.