Do you remember?
• Governors Carroll Campbell of South Carolina and Jim Martin of North Carolina held a news conference at Carowinds to announce their support for an NFL team in Charlotte.
• Frank McCarthy, a charter member of the Tega Cay Lions Club, received the Melvin Jones Award, the organization's highest honor.
• Construction work was progressing on Fort Mill's newest shopping center at the corner of Hwy. 160 west and Gold Hill Road.
• One response to a survey for suggestions on how to rejuvenate Fort Mill's Main Street was to pattern Fort Mill after Gatlinburg, Tenn.
• Another annexation was on the planning board for Fort Mill. Forty three houses and 125 people would be included.
• The Fort Mill Swim Team won its third consecutive Leroy Springs Aquatics Championship. The local swimmers defeated second place Lancaster 557.5 -444.
• Unity Presbyterian Church, the oldest church in the immediate area, observed homecoming with "dinner on the grounds."
• The Fort Mill Town Council passed an ordinance restricting the location of new mobile homes and the relocation of those already in the town.
• Coach Marshall Edwards announced that all Fort Mill home football games would be played under the lights at the Springs baseball park. Previously, the games were played in the afternoon at the high school, located on Tom Hall Street.
• J. Bruce Felton, principal of Fort Mill High School for the past six years, accepted the superintendent's position for the Ridgeland city schools.
• Half a dozen or more boys were detained for destroying the watermelon patch of L.T. Moody. The charges were dropped upon payment of $40 to Moody.
• A young Camden boy was was diagnosed with leprosy and sent to the Carville leprosarium in Louisiana.
• Dr. S.E. Massey, Fort Mill's newest physician, fitted himself an office in the bank building and opened for business.
• The Fort Mill Light infantry returned home after a 10-day encampment at Chickamauga, Ga.