Do you remember?
• The Fort Mill School Board's finance committee recommended a four-mill tax increase in order to meet state mandated requirements in teachers' salaries.
• The Town of Fort Mill began delivering mulch, free of charge, to town residents requesting it.
• The Rev. Benny Wade was called by the First Baptist Church as associate pastor/minister of music and youth.
• The Kimberly Hope Campbell Scholarship award winners at Fort Mill High School were Heather Thacker and Ashley Grayson.
• Billy Davis, Karen Epps, Jill Marks and Pat Wilson attained the highest academic standing among the 107 graduates of the Fort Mill High School Class of 1969.
• Calvin Kimbrell,15, was appointed a page in the United States Senate by Sen. Strom Thurmond.
• The Class of 1969 at Indian Land High School numbered 17. The valedictory address was made by Amanda Canipe and the salutatory address by Deanne Sullivan.
• The Corner Store, operated by Bob and Gene Porter, opened at the corner of Steele and East Hill Streets.
• After a lapse of eight years, the graduating class of Fort Mill High School was allowed to plan a senior trip to Washington, D.C.
• Fort Mill, managed by Paul Blair, sat atop the Central Catawba League with a 4-0 record.
• All Fort Mill people were invited to an unveiling of the birthplace marker of Andrew Jackson on the Charlotte-Lancaster Hwy., 15 miles from Fort Mill.
• William Bradford,13, was awarded a medal by Eli Bailes Post, American Legion for excelling in honor, courage, scholarship, leadership and service.
• Many Fort Mill people traveled to Charlotte to see and hear President Taft.
• A movement was underway to sell the church property of the Presbyterian Church to the school board and erect a handsome new building in the heart of town.