40 Years Ago
June 23, 1979, was the beginning of National Tennis Week.
On June 26, 1979, Summerville physician Dr. Granville S. Way Jr. and County Road Department foreman Richard F. Sweat, Sr. were indicted on charges of criminally conspiring to defraud Dorchester County.
On June 29, 1979, Dorchester County Treasurer Cliff Henley retires after holding the position for 30 years.
30 Years Ago
On June 24, 1989, Ron and Ina Hoover, owners of Hoover Chrysler-Dodge in Summerville, bought the historic cottage formerly owned by the late Saul Alexander at auction for $162,500.
On June 27, 1989, the Dorchester County District 4 School Board unanimously voted to solicit bids for the electrical repairs needed at the Harleyville-Ridgeville High School football field.
25 Years Ago
On June 24, 1994, Baum’s Temple A.M.E. Zion Church celebrated the 200th anniversary of their denomination’s founding.
On June 28, 1994, the Summerville police department opened two substations in the Brownsville community and the Flowertown Apartments on Boone hill Road.
10 Years Ago
On June 25, 2009, the annual 16U Hot Times Showcase Classic ASA tournaments opened in Gahagan Park.
1 Year Ago
The June 27, 2018 edition of the Journal Scene reported that Ashley Ridge High School officials named Marquise Camp the new head coach for the school’s wrestling program.
On June 28, 2018, a groundbreaking ceremony was held for the Hilton Garden Inn-Homewood Suites Summerville Hotel and Lowcountry Event and Conference center.
Compiled by Branden Jefferson for the Journal Scene.