▪ Fort Mill School District administrators proposed a budget that would include the phasing in of full day kindergarten.
▪ Charlotte Knights baseball team owner George Shinn announced that he would sell the Fort Mill based AAA Florida Marlins franchise.
▪ Ruby Aldridge, 60, of Link Street, Fort Mill, received her high school diploma during Adult Education graduation ceremonies at Fort Mill High School.
▪ Greg Pendarvis was named head baseball coach at Fort Mill High School. William “Bill” Motte was selected to replace Mike Pope as head football coach at Indian Land High School.
▪ James Herbert Wright, formerly of Fort Mill, received the Norwell C. Ridgell award for 1977 from the University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy.
▪ Thieves took $500 from the Sunoco Service Station at Main and Tom Hall Streets and $300 from Saylors’ Exxon Station at 118 White Street.
▪ Alice Sumner was the new president of the Fort Mill Woman’s Club. Other officers were Mary Adkins, Gloria Gainey, Eloise Addison and Xenia Honeycutt.
▪ For the first time in school history, a woman, the Rev. Mrs. Nina Gunter of Columbia, would deliver the class sermon at the Baccalaureate Service for Fort Mill High School.
▪ The Rev. and Mrs. J. T. Sisk were honored by the congregation of the Second Baptist Church, 115 Massey Street, in celebration of their Golden Wedding Anniversary.
▪ The juniors and seniors of Indian Land High School returned home from a most enjoyable trip to Washington, D.C.
▪ “Tin Top”, a road house and dance hall on the Charlotte Highway, four miles north of Fort Mill, burned to the ground. The establishment had an unsavory reputation and arson was suspected.
▪ A minstrel show sponsored by the local Lions Club was given in the graded school auditorium. Proceeds from the show benefited the local Boy Scouts.
▪ This edition of the Times is missing.