• The Indian Land varsity cheerleaders, sponsored by Ginger Pope, were invited to cheer at the Citrus Bowl in Orlando, Fla.
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• Country Cottage, owned by Shelia Helms, returned to Main Street after a four-year absence.
• The Main Street Fountain and Grill was running a breakfast special of two eggs, grits or hash browns, toast, meat and coffee for $1.49.
• Fort Mill expanded its town limits by 169 acres. The annexed property was zoned as residential.
• Improvements for Fort Mill’s cluttered and crowded fire department building met with city council’s approval.
• Sgt. Donald B. Lambert was on convalescent leave at his home in Fort Mill after breaking his neck at Fort Jackson.
• York County received $34,313.44 from mini bottle taxes during the 1973-74 fiscal year.
• Recent movies at the Rock Hill drive-ins included “McQ” with John Wayne, “Bloody Mama,” “Love Times Three” and “Three for a Party.”
• Herbert R. Mauk, Quartermaster First Class of Fort Mill, was named Navy Recruiter for the Rock Hill recruiting office.
• Ronnie Cousart of Troop 108, St. John’s United Methodist Church, was awarded his Eagle Scout award at a Court of Honor.
• The Fort Mill Company of the South Carolina National Guard returned from Camp Jackson after two weeks of camp. The company had 36 members qualify as marksmen.
• Work on the sewer system being installed in Fort Mill was delayed by a mishap to the ditching machine.
• Joe McGinnis, a second hand in the spinning room of the Fort Mill Manufacturing Co., fell dead at his work.
• W. L. Ferguson, one of Fort Mill’s crack ball players, received a handsome necktie as a reward for hitting a home run in a game at Greenwood.
Compiled by Chip Heemsoth, a lifelong resident of Fort Mill.