▪ There was a proposal to replace the stone figure of a Native American on a monument in Confederate Park with a bronze likeness.
▪ Derrick Morgan, 13, of Fort Mill, won the Junior Club Championship at the Fort Mill Golf Course.
▪ To the relief of some Indian Land residents, temporary at best, a request to build a waste disposal facility on Harrisburg Road was withdrawn.
▪ Officials of Bigger Brothers, the town of Fort Mill and York County took part in a ground breaking ceremony for the company’s $40 million warehouse and distribution center.
▪ Marine Staff Sergeant Douglas W. Munn was promoted to his present rank while serving at Millington, Tenn., Naval Air Station.
▪ The fire siren atop the old Fort Mill City Hall building was lifted and placed on a steel beam. The siren was used to summon volunteer fireman to the fire station when needed.
▪ The Fort Mill Church of the Nazarene was set to host the Annual Convention and Assembly of the South Carolina District of the Nazarene.
▪ Henry McGuirt, former Fort Mill merchant, fire chief and constable died at the age of 83.
▪ A U.S.A.F. C-124 Globemaster out of Donaldson AFB, Greenville, making practice approaches to an “omni” range station near Fort Mill, created quite a stir when someone reported that it was about to crash.
▪ Mills Hardware defeated Fort Mill Plant three games to none to win the Fort Mill Recreation Center men’s fastpitch softball championship.
▪ A community cannery, sponsored by the Fort Mill School District, was being built on the grounds of Fort Mill High School on Tom Hall Street. The cannery would be under the direction of R. F. Palmer.
▪ Glenn E. St. Clair of the Fort Mill Company of the National Guard, won a place on the South Carolina National Guard rifle team.