There is no way to over-exaggerate the impact of the storm that began October 2, blanketing the entire state of South Carolina with an estimated four-months of rain in just a few days. All you have to do is look at the current photos from the tiny town of St. Andrews — more than a week after the event — to see how devastating the deluge has been and will continue to be. In this issue, we’ve tried to look at a few of the ways the Holy City was affected by this 1,000-year storm, from the events that were canceled to the lives that have been forever changed. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of those who will continue to feel the storm’s effects for days, if not months and years, to come.
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