40 Years Ago

On June 11, 1979, Marc Hehn was hired as Dorchester County’s new County Administrator.

On June 11, 1979, a Dorchester County Grand Jury indicted former Summerville town clerk-treasurer J. Gordon Jenkins on charges of embezzlement and misconduct in office.

30 Years Ago

The June 9, 1989 edition of the Journal-Scene reported that Joseph Cummings, Jr. announced his retirement after 30 years in education, 13 of which as principal of Spann Elementary School.

The June 14, 1989 edition of the Journal-Scene reported that the Summerville YMCA hired Jim Lundy as its new sports director.

25 Years Ago

On June 12, 1994, Sonny and Jimmy Warring won the 6th annual Father-Son golf tournament with a combined score of 122.

On June 13, 1994, Dorchester County School District 2 trustees approved a $55,057,410 budget, representing an increase of $623,129 in local funding.

10 Years Ago

On June 9, 2009, a ribbon-cutting ceremony was held to christen the 25 square miles surrounding the intersection of Dorchester Road and Ashley Phosphate Road “Coosaw Pointe.”

On June 10, 2009, Summerville town council voted 5-1 to pass an ordinance requiring bars to close at 2 a.m.

The June 12, 2009 edition of the Journal Scene reported that the South Carolina Stingrays defeated the Alaska Aces 4-2 to win their third Kelly Cup.

On June 12, 2009, Summerville’s new TV station, the Lowcounty Community Network, officially launched.

1 Year Ago

The June 13, 2018 edition of the Journal Scene reported that Dorchester County EMS received the AHA Mission: Lifeline EMS Gold Award for the fifth year in a row.

Compiled by Branden Jefferson for the Journal Scene.