• Fort Mill varsity cheerleaders were named camp champions in a competition at Newberry College. The squad was invited to cheer at the upcoming Citrus Bowl in Orlando.
• Will Close, vice president of Springland Inc., announced a 124-unit addition to Peachtree Place Apartments.
• The Fort Mill Merchants Association was up and running again after being inactive for several years.
• Fort Mill Township voters favored Republican David Beasley and Democrat Nick Theodore in the primary election.
• Fort Mill was well represented in the All-Star games in Columbia. Gus Allen was the head coach and Ronnie White played linebacker for the North football team and Brian Dove played guard for the North in the basketball game.
• Fort Mill and York County favored Charles “Pug” Ravenel for governor and Ken Holland for Congress in the Democratic Primary.
• The Fryemont Inn in Bryson City, N.C., advertised seven nights, eight days and 14 meals for $75.
• J. P. Stevens and Co. Inc. acquired three plants from Springs Mills. The Patricia and Crandall Plants in Wagram, N.C., and the McColl Plant at McColl changed hands.
• Miss Cora Wayland, daughter of the Rev. and Mrs. J. C. Wayland of Unity Presbyterian Church, was preparing to leave for Korea where she would serve as a missionary.
• Two Fort mill boys, Carl Trull and William Strickland, were injured when the motorcycle they were riding collided with an automobile in Rock Hill.
• By a practically unanimous vote, the congregation of the First Baptist Church refused to release the Rev. Oswell Smith to accept a call to another church.
• “Little Miss Marker” with Shirley Temple played the Stevenson Theatre in Rock Hill and “Manhattan Melodrama” with Clark Gable played the Capitol, also in Rock Hill.
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Compiled by Chip Heemsoth, a lifelong resident of Fort Mill.