Do you remember?
• The Fort Mill High School Marching Band won the upper state Class 3A competition held at Fort Mill. Bob Cotter was the band director.
• Christy Grimm, 19, of Fort Mill, won the Best-In-Show award in the annual photo contest at the Leroy Springs Recreation Center.
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• Laura S. Sampers, a 1972 graduate of Fort Mill High School, was promoted to the rank of Major in the United States Air Force.
• The new education wing of the Tega Cay Community Church was nearing completion. The addition would include space for a preschool program.
• Harry Helms, well known Fort Mill barber and owner of Helms Barber Shop on Main Street, died at his home.
• Lynn Varnadore of Fort Mill was selected as one of 24 semifinalists in the Charlotte Teenage Pageant. There were 200 entries in the pageant.
• The Rev. Charles R. Pierce assumed the pastorate of Pleasant Valley Baptist Church. Rev. Pierce came from Kannapolis, N.C.
• Billy Davis and Frances Young represented Fort Mill High School at the convention of the South Carolina Association of Student Councils held at A.C. Flora High School.
• Cody W. Smith was appointed chairman of the 1948 Christmas Seal Sale committee in Fort Mill.
• Fort Mill's Yellow Jackets won the District 4, Class B football championship for the second consecutive year with a 12-0 victory over WTS.
• Fort Mill girls at Winthrop College were unable to visit their homes for several weeks on account of a report of an epidemic of scarlet fever and diphtheria in Fort Mill.
• Farmers of the Fort Mill community had ideal weather in which to gather their cotton crop.
• Many Fort Mill citizens attended the Ringling Circus in Charlotte.
• There were 32 prisoners on the county chain gang, a number that had held up remarkably well during the year.