1994• After 10 years of operation and more than 4 million riders, the monorail train at Carowinds was sold to a company in Mexico.
• Scott Lambert, Fort Mill High School band director, resigned days before the marching band season was to begin.
• John Dallas Patterson, 63, well known Indian Land figure and community leader, died at his residence.
• Tam’s Tavern of Rock Hill, El Cancun and Village Pizza of Fort Mill were winners in the Fort Mill Times’ favorite restaurant poll.
1974• The remains of Daniel Lee “Rosebud” Roseboro were found by visitors in the Catawba River at Lansford Canal State Park. He had been missing for several weeks.
• Susan Price, 16, rising junior at Indian Land High School, was chosen Carowinds Press Photographers Queen at the amusement park.
• Outgoing Post 43 American Legion Commander Dick Miller passed the gavel to the new Commander Earl Simpson.
• Recent movies at the two Rock Hill drive-ins included “Big, Bad Mama” with Angie Dickinson, “The Teacher” and “Dirty Mary, Crazy Larry.”
1954• A bear was reported to be roaming the woods in the vicinity of Johnson, Jackson and Morgan Streets in the village of the Fort Mill Plant.
• Recent movies at the Center included “Flying Tigers” and “Tall in the Saddle” with John Wayne, “Susan Slept Here” and “Battle of Rogue River.”
1934• In the race for magistrate of Fort Mill, R.P. Harris defeated T.L. Tucker 596-139. Fred Wilson won the County Commissioner race 397-339 over Bratton Epps.
• Capt. F.G. Potts, USA, instructor at the War College in Washington, D.C., visited relatives in this section.
1914• Gold was discovered on the plantation of Mr. S.H. Epps in the Gold Hill section of Fort Mill Township.
• The primary election in Fort Mill was unusually quiet; there was little, if any, drinking and rowdyism, which usually prevailed.
Compiled by Chip Heemsoth, a lifelong resident of Fort Mill.