• Local Business Spotlight – Summerville Physical Therapy & Balance Rehabilitation for Adults

    It is time again for our Local Business Spotlight! This month, we are featuring a business that is celebrating 1 1/2 years in the Summerville area. Summerville Physical Therapy & Balance Rehabilitation for Adults is a local provider and privately owned center for Neurological, Vestibular/Balance, and Orthopedic Physical Therapy.

    Summerville Physical Therapy & Balance Rehabilitation for Adults is owned by the husband and wife team of David and Rhonda Brungo. Originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the Brungos have brought their knowledge and expertise to the lowcountry area. David P. Brungo holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy, from Northwestern University, a Master of Science in Gerontology from the University of Massachusetts Boston, a Master of Business Administration from Point Park College in Pittsburgh, as well as Certification in Vestibular Rehabilitation from the American Institute of Balance.  Rhonda Brungo brings years of business administration expertise to her position as Co-Owner and Office Director. Have a question about the practice, appointments, or anything else? Rhonda is ready to help you find the answers you seek.

    The Brungo”s vision and mission for Summerville Physical Therapy & Balance Rehabilitation for Adults is to become the premier provider of outpatient physical therapy services for adults and seniors in the greater Summerville/Knightsville, SC region, with a focused interest in restoring maximum function, optimizing balance and safety, fall prevention and mitigation of painful conditions to improve quality of life.

    So why would you want to choose Summerville Physical Therapy & Balance Rehabilitation for Adults for your therapy needs?

    • Physical Therapy programs designed specifically based on your needs.
    • They use top of the line physical therapy equipment.
    • They specialize in balance programs that help treat vertigo and vestibular/balance issues.
    • “Always private and 1-on-1 care” as this is a critical difference that they make compared to the industry standard and their patients LOVE it!!
    • Conveniently located in the Knightsville section of Summerville.
    • They work with insurance companies, as well as patients who do not have insurance.

    Testimonials keep coming in and for the second time, the center has been nominated for Best Physical Therapy Clinic in Summerville!

    If you are in need of physical therapy or rehabilitation services, call now to schedule an appointment. They are offering a FREE 15-Minute Balance Screening (by appointment only)! What are you waiting for? See for yourself why people give Summerville Physical Therapy & Balance Rehabilitation for Adults such great reviews! Check out all the details on their office below!


    Contact Information:

    Phone: 843-209-6375

    Fax: 843-225-0348


    Address:  679 Orangeburg Road, Suite D, Summerville, SC 29483

    Website: https://SummervillePTandBalance.com

    Facebook: @SummervillePT

    Office Hours:

    Mondays – Fridays:  8a-7p

    Saturdays:  9a-3p

    (By Appointment Only)



  • 2018 Summerville Christmas Tree Lighting

    On Tuesday, November 27, 2018, the 2018 Summerville Tree Lighting will take place in the newly refurbished Hutchinson Square! Sponsored by the Flowertown Garden Club, The Town of Summerville and Summerville DREAM, festivities begin at 6:15pm in front of Summerville Town Hall.

    Dignitaries and special guest performers will be on hand to delight and entertain with traditional Christmas music. This wonderful event brings thousands of people together to begin the holiday season with festive music and the sounds of joy as thousands of twinkling lights are turned on!

    Stay tuned for details of the musical groups who will be performing, the food trucks that will be present, and additional entertainment on Little Main after the lights are turned on. Many of our shops and restaurants will be open later so you can stay downtown, linger a little longer, grab a drink and a bite to eat and enjoy the evening.

    Grab a hot cocoa at a local shop and head over to the square for night of family fun!

  • The Most Wonderful Time of the Year for Gingerbread!

    Well maybe not for the Gingerbread Man, but for all things made of sugar and spice!

    Yes, it is that time of year again when Summerville Dream hosts their annual Gingerbread Creation Contest! All the sweetest creations will be on display throughout the downtown Summerville area!

    Past prizes have been given for Culinary Professional, Adult, Child, and Group (family, organization, business, club, etc.) categories.

    ​Please note that all creations are NOT required to contain gingerbread, as outlined in the Terms and Conditions posted below!

    There is a $10 entry fee.  Please fill out the contestant payment link found here.

    If you are crafty and good at baking, you do not miss out on this event!



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  • Local Business Spotlight ~ Nothing Bundt Cakes

    Life in Summerville is proud to welcome a brand-new business to our town!

    Summerville residents are eagerly anticipating the opening of the only Nothing Bundt Cakes shop located on this side of the bridge. The new shop will be located at 1202 N. Main Street in the new plaza behind Sticky Fingers.

    If you have never had the pleasure of tasting one of their cakes, you are in for a real treat. You won’t find all different kinds of cakes, pastries, and cupcakes at Nothing Bundt Cakes. The name says it all! When you do something really well, there is no need to do anything else. Believe me, they succeed at making the best bundt cakes ever!

    Nothing Bundt Cakes specializes in making THE BEST in quality and flavor bundt cakes. They use only the finest ingredients and all 11 cake flavors and frostings are made on-site every day! So, don’t worry. Your bundt cakes are always fresh. Nothing Bundt Cakes come in 4 different sizes. My favorite is the mini bundlet. It is just enough for one person, but the taste will leave you wanting for more! Have a celebration or a party coming up? Get your supplies right in the shop. It makes it super easy! The best part is cakes are available for those who venture in the store (and always come out smiling), call ahead orders, or have the cakes delivered. 

    Right now a soft opening is planned for the end of September, but that could change depending on when the shop is able to open for business. To make sure you know when they open their doors to the public, please like their page on Facebook.. Also make sure to sign up for their Exclusive E-Club, where you will receive their official opening announcement, free bundtlets on your birthday, and get buy one-get one free bundtlet coupons sent straight to your email throughout the year! To sign up now, simply click here

    Welcome to Summerville, Nothing Bundt Cakes, and congratulations on being the Local Business Spotlight!

  • Dorchester and Berkeley Shelter Information for Hurricane Florence

    Dorchester County

    Dorchester County will open a pet-friendly shelter at DuBose Middle School, located at 1005 DuBose School Road, Summerville, SC 29483 at noon on Tuesday, September 11, 2018.

    Residents evacuating to a shelter should pack minimally, bringing only the essentials i.e. bedding (blankets or sleeping bag, pillows, air mattresses or cots) personal hygiene products, a form of identification, all medications, important documents, a change of clothes, food and water for 3-4 days.

    Residents who feel they may need to relocate to a special medical needs shelter should call the SCDHEC triage phone line at 1-800-578-2031. 

    Shelters at Summerville High School, Woodland High School and St. George Middle School will be on standby to open if/when the need arises.

    Shelter Transportation is available. 


    The Shelter will only accept crated, small, domesticated animals. At least one family member must remain on premise.

    Residents who would like to utilize the pet shelter will be responsible for bringing all pet supplies including, but not limited to the below:

    1. Leash
    2. Vaccination Records
    3. Pet Food
    4. Water & Food Bowls
    5. Sheet or Blanket to cover Kennel
    6. Litter and Litter Box
    7. Medication (if needed)
    8. Training Pads for kennel

    Use the map below to locate an open shelter in Dorchester County. View larger map

    Public evacuation shelters do NOT provide comforts. Shelter evacuees will be required to shelter in hallways while winds are in excess of 39 mph. Shelter capacities are determined by allocating 15 square feet per person. Shelters meant to provide a safe and secure structure from a storm or another disaster.

    What To Bring To A Shelter

    • Bedding – blankets, sleeping bags, and pillows
    • 1 Day Food Supply – consider special dietary needs
    • Essential Medications – fill any prescriptions to ensure enough supply 
    • Phone and Charger – bring extra battery packs or solar chargers
    • Personal Hygiene – toothbrush, toothpaste, etc. 
    • Clothing – consider rain gear and sturdy shoes
    • Infant Needs – formula, diapers, etc.
    • Unique Family Needs – consider persons who are elderly or have special medical needs 
    • Emergency Kit 
    • Children’s Items – reading books, stuffed animal, or coloring books

    Berkeley County

    Berkeley Middle School

    Cane Bay High School- This a pet-friendly location. Citizens must stay with their pets during their time at the shelter. Pet owners are NOT allowed to drop-off their pets at the shelters.

    Goose Creek High School will be open as a shelter to Berkeley County residents. It will also be a primary shelter for Charleston County residents in need of a shelter.

    St. Stephen Elementary

    The shelters will open in coordination with the evacuation orders (12 p.m. Tuesday, September 11).