- Fort Mill Town Council decided to expand Unity Cemetery on Tom Hall Street by 100 burial plots.
- Hundreds of Fort Mill children got a new home away from home when the Fort Mill Head Start program and Boys and Girls Club moved to Avery Lake.
- Fort Mill Middle School academic teams earned four plaques for first place performances at the Old English Winthrop Academic Festival.
- Gold Hill Automotive, a full-service automobile repair service, opened on Gold Hill Road. Rich Fekete was owner.
- Thom Nalley, Fort Mill, won first place at the Zone 3 Optimist Oratorical contest.
- Mrs. Pat Laughridge of Fort Mill received an award for being an Outstanding Brownie Scout Leader in the eight county Hornet’s Nest Girl Scout Council.
- Fort Mill High School’s baseball team defeated Central of Pageland 5-4 to improve their conference record to 3-0.
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- John Dixon, son of Ernest Dixon of the Paradise Community, won the All-Navy Boxing Tournament Championship in the 132-pound class.
- Natural gas was expected to be turned on in Fort Mill within the week. Town officials and citizens were highly upset with the condition of streets and driveways after installation.
- The Fort Mill baseball team defeated the Coca-Cola team of Charlotte 5-3. Massey and Archie led the local nine.
- The score or more cottages built recently on Highway 21 by Springs Mills were connected to the city water system. The cottages were equipped with electric lights and sewer facilities.
- Charlie Chaplin passed through Fort Mill on his tour in the interest of the third Liberty Bond issue. Chaplin made a short speech at the railway station.
- R. L Broom, former Fort Mill policeman, left for Columbia to accept a position as a guard at the State Penitentiary.
Chip Heemsoth is a lifelong resident of Fort Mill.