▪ The Fort Mill Times moved into a new home at 116 Main St., the oldest building on Main Street.
▪ Belinda W. Silas, formerly of Washington, Street, Fort Mill, was the first tenant in Avery Lakes, Fort Mill’s new affordable housing community.
▪ Charlie “Bill” Spinks of Briarwood Circle, Fort Mill, scored a hole-in-one at the Fort Mill Golf Course. It was Spinks’ second hole in one.
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▪ Northwestern’s Trojans scored 29 first half points in route to a 35-7 win over Fort Mill in the season opener for both teams. A pass from Adam Mosher to Omar Morrison accounted for the Jackets only touchdown.
▪ Fort Mill received the first federal grant in the town’s long history when Sen. Strom Thurmond announced a $212,625 grant.
▪ New Indian Land football coach Gary Moore returned to his alma mater to take over a Warriors team that was 5-5 in 1975.
▪ The Fort Mill Plant team won the third annual Springs Mills World Series of Golf on the Chester Golf Course. Don Gordon, Tommy Thomas, Richard Hinton and Jerry Massey made up the winning foursome.
▪ Slick’s Dinette on Academy Street offered a Sunday lunch consisting of a meat, three vegetables, drink and dessert for $2.
▪ The slim, undermanned Yellow Jackets took on the powerhouse Lancaster Blue Hurricanes in Memorial Stadium and came away with 13-0 victory.
▪ After three months and one week of summer vacation, it was back to school for more than 2,000 Fort Mill Children
▪ J. B. Broadnax, 60, esteemed Fort Mill resident and 14-year veteran of Fort Mill City Council, died at his home on Railroad Avenue.
▪ Fort Mill had one less restaurant as Roy Norris closed his place in the Jones Building on Main Street after only a few months of operation.
▪ W. R. Bradford, Fort Mill, was elected to the House of Representatives from York County receiving 3,532 out of 4,120 votes cast.
▪ The Majestic Theatre featured 2,000 feet of moving pictures of local soldier boys training at Camp Styx.