40 Years Ago
On Aug. 4, 1979, the Summerville Dixie Youth All-Star baseball team defeated North Augusta 9-8 to win the state tournament. It was the first time in the program’s 23 year history that a District 3 team won the title.
30 Years Ago
On Aug. 6, 1989, a memorial vigil was held to commemorate the 44th anniversary of the atomic bomb being dropped on Hiroshima.
25 Years Ago
On Aug. 8, 1994, Kay Humphries, assistant principal at Spann Elementary, was chosen to be the new principal for Flowertown Elementary School.
On Aug. 8, 1994, Sharon Drews of Summerville won first place in the Young Ladies Division in the Charleston Junior Golf Association All-Stars tournament.
10 Years Ago
On Aug. 5, 2009, Summerville’s Public Works Committee proposed that traditional stoplight posts be installed at four intersections near the I-26 interstate exit.
1 Year Ago
On Aug. 8, 2018, a groundbreaking ceremony was held for what was being called the largest aquatic center in the Lowcountry at Fort Dorchester.
— Compiled by Branden Jefferson for the Journal Scene.