• Fort Mill and Indian Land bands were sporting new uniforms for the 1994 marching season. Fort Mill had won 13 state championships and Indian Land had won three.
• Another in a series of attempts was being made to organize Fort Mill businesses. The group adopted Fort Mill Merchant’s Association as its name.
• York County’s drug-sniffing dogs searched Fort Mill High School including the student parking lot. Although no drugs were found, several other illegal items were discovered.
• A special tax district was being considered for the Pleasant Valley Volunteer Fire Department, headquartered on Highway 160 East.
• The local football teams opened their seasons with identical 12-6 scores. Indian Land defeated McBee and Fort Mill lost to Andrew Jackson.
• Two Fort Mill churches were building additions to their buildings: Church of God and Nazarene churches.
• Larry Grant, 1963 Fort Mill High School graduate, was the pride of the Fort Mill Golf Course after making his second hole-in-one of the year on the 170-yard hole 3.
• U.S.A.F. Senior Master Sergeant Sammy R. Therrell was a member of the 5th Defense Squad at Woomera, Australia, which was awarded the Chennault Memorial Trophy.
• A school safety patrol of 22 boys was organized at Central School by Police Chief Heyward Adkins.
• Fort Mill’s Yellow Jackets, under new coach Pete Reynolds, opened the season with a 0-22 loss at Whitmire. Coach Reynolds came to Fort Mill after a stint at Whitmire.
• Fort Mill’s Company K, on strike duty in Greenville, was transferred to Belton. Both Fort Mill cotton mills continued to operate while all seven Rock Hill mills were closed.
• Fort Mill police officers towed eight “druggies” from a Main Street building to sleeping quarters at the local jail.
• W.R. Bradford, former editor of the Fort Mill Times, was elected to the General Assembly from York County.
• The patrons of the Flint Hill School District were highly pleased at the prospect for a handsome and commodious new school building.
Compiled by Chip Heemsoth, a lifelong resident of Fort Mill.