▪ The Rock Hill Sports Council appointed Jim Walser and Bob Jones of Fort Mill to the York County Sports Hall of Fame nomination committee.
▪ Fort Mill High School sophomore Katie Folz, 15, placed first in the female varsity division of the National Orienteering competition, a JROTC sponsored event.
▪ After moving twice in its first 18 months, Living Vine Assembly moved into a permanent home at the corner of Doby’s Bridge and White Roads.
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▪ The Fort Mill High School varsity wrestling team finished sixth at the Lexington duals meet, a 16-team tournament. The Jackets had three starters sit out due to injuries.
▪ The Fort Mill High School cheerleaders walked off with top honors at the International Cheering Clinic at Presbyterian College.
▪ Sixty-nine agencies and community groups shared in more than $1.8 million in grants from the Springs Foundation during 1977.
▪ James Chapel Baptist Church on S. C. Highway 160 West, Fort Mill, held a mortgage burning at the church. The Rev. G. H. Lowery was pastor.
▪ Movies playing in Rock Hill included “Pete’s Dragon” at the Cinema, “The Incredible Melting Man” at the Pix and “Smokey and the Bandit” and “The Sugarland Express” at the Ft. Roc Drive in.
▪ The Rev. Charles R. Womack accepted the call to become pastor of Doby’s Bridge and Riverview Presbyterian churches. The two churches had been without a pastor since May, 1956.
▪ At a meeting of the senior class at Fort Mill High School, Johnny Lytle was selected by secret ballot as the school’s King Teen for 1958.
▪ W. R. Rhodes applied for a license to operate a liquor store at 506 White Street in Fort Mill. There were already four liquor stores in Fort Mill with three on White Street.
▪ It was announced that S. L. Meacham would be made a life member of Catawba Lodge, No. 56, A.F.M, Fort Mill.
▪ Mr. George Fish of Pawtucket, R.I., arrived in Fort Mill with Col. Leroy Springs and assumed charge of the office work at Mr. Springs’ two cotton mills.
▪ Miss Esther McMurray organized the Junior Society of the Christian Endeavor in the Fort Mill Presbyterian Church.
Chip Heemsoth is a lifelong resident of Fort Mill