40 Years Ago
On Oct. 21, 1979, the ninth annual Middleton Place Jousting Tournament occurred.
On Oct. 26, 1979, the Summerville High football team won its second consecutive conference title and 23rd consecutive win after defeating Wando 48-8.
30 Years Ago
On Oct. 20, 1989, cleanup from Hurricane Hugo in Dorchester County began.
On Oct. 24, 1989, Schoneke Bell was crowned homecoming queen during Summerville’s game against James Island.
25 Years Ago
On Oct. 22, 1994, the Cypress Camp Ground, the second oldest surviving religious camp ground in South Carolina, celebrated its 200th anniversary.
On Oct. 23, 1994, the Red Ribbon Festival in Azalea Park began.
The Oct. 26, 1994 edition of the Journal-Scene reported that the Summerville Fire Department celebrated its 100th year of service.
10 Years Ago
On Oct. 20, 2009, an unveiling ceremony for the historic marker at the Cypress Methodist Campgrounds was held.
On Oct. 21, 2009, Pinewood cross country runners Taylor Katsanis and Katherine Gore won their individual meets during the Region 3-AAA Cross Country Championships — a first in the history of the school’s program.
1 Year Ago
The Oct. 24, 2018 edition of the Journal Scene reported that Mike Dawson retired after 38 1/2 years of working at Francis Beidler Forest.
Compiled by Branden Jefferson for the Journal Scene.