- U. S. Secretary of Education and former Governor of South Carolina, Richard Riley, brought his “Success Express” bus to Fort Mill High School.
- Fort Mill’s Yellow Jackets, led by quarterback Royal Porter and running back Pierre Harris, easily defeated the Chesterfield Rams 32-0. Indian Land won its second game in a row by a 26-7 score over the Blacksburg Wildcats.
- The Charlotte Knights earned a wild card spot in the International League playoffs. They were to meet the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons in the first round.
- Fort Mill native Kim Meyers won free rent for one year in the “Home Free with Ryder Trucks” sweepstakes.
- A Post Everlasting ceremony at Eli Bailes Post 43, Fort Mill American Legion, memorialized Col. F .M. Mack, who passed away in July.
- Democrat Murray B. White, Jr., defeated Republican Frank H. McCarthy by a near 2-1 margin to win the York County Council Seat No. 1.
- York County voters decided against a bond referendum for a new York County hospital.
- Fort Mill upped its record to 2-0 with a 35-6 win over the Lewisville Lions in Richburg. The Indian Land Warriors defeated Lamar’s Silver Foxes 22-6.
- Mr. and Mrs. Grady Anthony invited the town to pay them a visit at their newly remodeled Palmetto Cafe in the Northside Shopping Center.
- Fort Mill stung the Whitmire Wolverines 31-14 at Memorial Stadium. Larry “Razz” Caskey and Ray Meyers stood out for the Yellow Jackets.
- Fort Mill schools opened with the largest enrollment ever with 928 students reporting for classes.
- Work began on 32 cottages for operatives at Mill’s No. 1 and 2 of the Springs group. The additional cottages would add about 150 residents to the town’s population.
- Private Callie Smith, a member of Company G, Fort Mill Light Infantry, received the Croix de Guerre with Silver-Gilt Star from the French government.
- J. A. Withers accepted the position of chief clerk in the office of the Fort Mill Manufacturing Company.