40 Years Ago
On Sept. 23, 1979, the Flowertown Garden Club held its standard flower show.
On Sept. 28, 1979, the annual Oktoberfest at Charles Towne Landings was held.
30 Years Ago
On Sept. 23, 1989, the first of the over 300 Marines arrived in Summerville to aid in the cleanup and recovery of the town.
On Sept. 25, 1989, Summerville Town Council called a special meeting to pass an emergency ordinance requiring goods and services to exceed the prices they were being sold for before Hurricane Hugo hit.
25 Years Ago
On Sept. 24, 1994, South Carolina Archaeology Week was celebrated at the Old Dorchester State Park.
On Sept. 26, 1994, Summerville Town Council appointed Sgt. Mary Zorn Summerville’s interim police chief. She was the first woman to hold that position.
10 Years Ago
On Sept. 23, 2009, the Charleston Area Transportation Authority Policy Committee unanimously approved a funding swap to allow the Berlin G. Myers Parkway extension to get $14.6 million from the SCDOT resurfacing budget while the same amount in stimulus funds go to resurfacing Interstate 26.
On Sept. 25, 2009, Fort Dorchester defeated Goose Creek High 18-0 to extend their win streak against Goose Creek to 5.
1 Year Ago
On Sept. 25, 2018, Town Council voted 4-3 in favor of rezoning the 700 Central from neighborhood business center to mixed residential with the intention of re-opening Hope’s House women’s shelter.
On Sept. 27, 2018, the Ashley Ridge volleyball team defeated Summerville 25-19, 25-21, 25-15 to complete a sweep of 1/2 of its region schedule.
Compiled by Branden Jefferson for the Journal Scene.