• The Fort Mill and Indian Land high school bands opened the marching competition season with first place honors. Fort Mill topped the field in Spartanburg and Indian Land was victorious in Rock Hill.
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• The family and friends of Patricia Osborne, a Fort Mill woman missing for more than a month, offered a reward for information on her disappearance.
• Betty Anglin Smith of Mount Pleasant, a 1964 graduate of Fort Mill High School, was featured along with her paintings in Southern Accords Magazine.
• Corrie Jentz, 15, of Diamond Head Circle, Tega Cay, was scheduled to perform on the Gospel Hour at the Grand Ole Opry.
• Playing for more than 4,000 spectators in Memorial Stadium, the Fort Mill Yellow Jackets evened their record at 1-1 with a 7-0 win over York.
• A ribbon cutting ceremony officially opened the first section of I-77 in South Carolina. The initial segment ran from the North Carolina state line to Cherry Road.
• A $158,400 contract for replacing the bridge over the Southern Railway tracks northeast of Fort Mill was awarded to a Charlotte company.
• The new Indian Land High School football stadium was dedicated prior to the Indian Land-Buford game. The Yellow Jackets of Buford defeated the Warriors 20-12.
• The Charlotte Observer announced that a VHF omnidirectional range designed to guide aircraft through the area would be installed in Fort Mill.
• Fort Mill’s Yellow Jackets were 0-3 after another shutout loss, 22-0 at the hands of the Great Falls Red Devils.
• C. H. Dimette arrived in Fort Mill from North Wilkesboro, N.C., to take over the management of McWhirter’s 5 and 10 cent store.
• The Board of Health of Fort Mill, of which Dr. R. L. Waddell was chairman, was putting on a clean up campaign.
• The boys of Fort Mill High School organized a football team and extended a challenge to any high school team in the state for games.
• Mayor A. R. McElhaney began the erection of a nine room residence in the Whiteville Park residential area.
Compiled by Chip Heemsoth, a lifelong resident of Fort Mill