- Six residents submitted a petition to town council asking the town to revoke Simply Sandwiches’ video poker license. Simply Sandwiches was a Tom Hall Street restaurant.
- A seven-unit shopping center across the street from Baxter Village and next door to Burger King, was slated to open in the fall.
- Fort Mill’s Post 43 American Legion baseball team ended the regular season with an 18-2 record.
- Fort Mill American Legion Auxiliary Unit No. 43 installed Minnie Stegall as president and Susie Weston as 1st vice-president.
- Princess Grace and Prince Rainier of Monaco visited Fort Mill as part of a day-long visit to Springs Mills facilities.
- T. W. Derrick, Fort Mill’s Postmaster for 11 years, announced that he would retire August 1.
- Donald Pittman was named director of the Harris Street Park and Carlos Potts was named to the same position at Steele Street Park.
- Joe Mikulak was named commander of Jacky Bayne Post 9138 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Fort Mill.
- Pilot won its third consecutive game to tighten up the midget baseball league standings and in the process, handed Fort Mill Plant its first loss of the season.
- Hinson Motor Company, Fort Mill’s Ford dealer, was the winner in its group in the “Sweep The Market’ sales program staged by the Ford Motor Company.
- The softball championship of Fort Mill was decided when 20th Century Billiards defeated Mills Hardware 8-7 in a hard fought game.
- Work was underway on the old Majestic Theatre building on Main Street. It was thought that a hardware store would fill the vacancy.
- Announcement was made that Philadelphia Methodist Church, one of the nicest country churches in the area, was free of debt.
- The building committee of the Fort Mill Presbyterian Church decided on a site for the new manse. The manse would be located just north of the church and not in front of the church as previously planned.
Compiled by Chip Heemsoth, a lifelong resident of Fort Mill.