Fort Mill Times

Do you remember? - October 29, 2008

1998: Gold Hill Middle School student Nevin McCoy picked a bountiful crop of cotton at Anne Springs Close Greenway. Nevin's class, led by teacher Lynn Sain, planted the cotton in the spring and later watched a spinner show them how the cotton was spun into thread.
1998: Gold Hill Middle School student Nevin McCoy picked a bountiful crop of cotton at Anne Springs Close Greenway. Nevin's class, led by teacher Lynn Sain, planted the cotton in the spring and later watched a spinner show them how the cotton was spun into thread.

1988

• Several Main Street merchants were finalizing plans for a Main Street carnival to be held from 4:30 until 9 p.m. on Halloween night.

• the Fort Mill Town Council held a public meeting to discuss the town's $2.4 million budget and no one showed up.

• The Fort Mill Community Playhouse announced that "L'il Abner" would be the organization's 10th anniversary production.

• Ambulance service was discontinued in Tega Cay by Piedmont Medical Center due to a lack of emergency calls.

1968

• Sheila Perry, 16, was named runner-up in the Farm Bureau Beauty Pageant held in York.

• William C. Summersby, 73, retired vice president and general manager of Springs Cotton Mills, passed away at his Fort Mill home.

• Campbell's Cleaners on Academy Street laundered shirts for 20 cents each when accompanied by $2 or more in dry cleaning.

• The Fort Mill School District received a 15-day extension for submitting plans for the desegregation of the George Fish Elementary School.

1948

• Springs Cotton Mills announced that Springs Park, located near Lancaster, would remain open all winter and the Saturday night square dances would also continue.

• Piedmont Airlines advertised direct flights from Charlotte to Cincinnati for $23.10. The time en route was three hours.

1928

• Fort Mill High School won its first game of the season defeating Hickory Grove 13-12.

• Morrow Bradford celebrated his eighth birthday with his little friends at his parents home on Tom Hall Street.

1908

• The S.C. State Fair opened in Columbia and many Fort Mill citizens were taking advantage of a special fare by the railroad of $3.45 for a round trip.

• Dr. Thomas B. Meacham, owner of the Meacham Drug Co., passed away at his home on Confederate Street.

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