Originally a summer retreat for Charlestonians looking to escape the heat and mosquitos, Summerville has blossomed into a bustling town filled with long-time locals and newcomers eager to experience Southern charms of a small town.
Building the DREAM in Summerville
Jan Hursey is executive director of Summerville, South Carolina’s Downtown Restoration, Enhancement and Management, “Summerville DREAM”, as its usually known.
“Often, people think we are part of the Town of Summerville, but we are not,” Hursey says. “We work with the town on many projects to promote and benefit Summerville, but we are an independent non-profit.