40 Years Ago

On Oct. 11, 1979, a combined Homecoming and Fire Prevention Parade began at Pinewood School and went down Main Street to 4th N. Street.

On Oct. 12, 1979, Summerville High defeated the Battery Creek Dolphins 39-0 in Summerville’s homecoming game.

30 Years Ago

The Oct. 6, 1989 edition of the Journal-Scene reported that about 75% of the standing sawtimber in Francis Marion National Forest was lost to Hurricane Hugo’s winds.

On Oct. 9, 1989, Dorchester District 2 students returned to school for the first time since Sept. 20.

On Oct. 10, 1989, Summerville Town Council opened bids for the cleanup of hurricane debris.

On Oct. 11, 1989, the four lanes of Dorchester Road opened after a year’s delay.

25 Years Ago

On Oct. 6, 1994, the Summerville football team defeated Wando 24-9 to improve to a 3-4 record.

On Oct. 8, 1994, the 18th annual Chief William Peck Memorial Competition at Charlestowne Landing kicked off local Fire Prevention Awareness Week events.

10 Years Ago

On Oct. 9, 2009, Fort Dorchester defeated Stratford 10-0 bringing the record between the teams to 5-3 in favor of Stratford.

1 Year Ago

On Oct. 12, 2018, the Pinewood Panthers earned their first win of the season after defeating Northwood Academy 42-0.

Compiled by Branden Jefferson for the Journal Scene.