40 Years Ago

On June 18, 1979, the Hampton County Watermelon Festival began.

On June 19, 1979, over 300 Summerville youths attended the Coastal Carolina Aquatic Association’s season opener.

30 Years Ago

On June 21, 1989, Westvaco Development and Westvaco Lumber Mill were annexed into Summerville due to disputes between Summerville and Dorchester County over fire protection.

On June 21, 1989, a bill to shorten deer season by two weeks was vetoed by Governor Carroll A. Campbell.

25 Years Ago

June 17, 1994 was the first day of the month long World Cup hosted in multiple cities in the United States.

June 22, 1994 was the 50th anniversary of the G.I. Bill.

10 Years Ago

On June 18, 2009, the town of Summerville’s Commercial Design Review Board gave final approval to Goodwill’s proposed building on Trolley Road.

The June 19, 2009 edition of the Journal Scene reported that Green Wave football coach and Athletic Director John McKissick was named 2009 National High School Coach of the Year for football by the National High School Coaches Associaion.

1 Year Ago

On June 20, 2018, Volvo unveiled its new S60 sedan and celebrated their first car to be built at a United States facility in Berkeley County.

The June 20, 2018 edition of the Journal Scene reported that construction crew members had begun clearing the site slated for a new Publix Grocery.

— Compiled by Branden Jefferson for the Journal Scene.