The Times and Democrat from Orangeburg, South Carolina on December 11, 2004 · 2
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The Times and Democrat from Orangeburg, South Carolina · 2

Orangeburg, South Carolina
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Saturday, December 11, 2004
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atttriiat mm i i W U I DECEMBER 11, 2004 PAGE 2A ZniT U liljxiVLtru JT '4 1 As volunteers and con gregation members begin to clean up at Union Chapel Baptist 1 Church, a Bible is found "4 in what is left of the sanctuary opened to Psalms 95-98 and 105. STORM SNAPSHOTS 5 4 J Julian and Doris Fair pose in front of storm debris on their St. Matthews land off Moore Road. Two of the five barns on their property were flattened by Friday's early-morning tornado, julian Fair's tractor was spared from damage because it was moved Thursday from one of the destroyed barns. if' 'y i v4 ivs u i Rhonda Riley's Sikes Road home was pierced by flying tree debris Friday morning. The tornado's path cut across the road in front of Riley's St. Matthews house, hurling debris into a second-floor window and side yard. The tornado uprooted this 150-year-old oak tree on the edge of Emancipation Church's property in St. Matthews. Wind tore off the church pumphouse's roof, sending it flying into the church steps. a . ' . ""V. . A carport was flattened in front of this manufactured home, which is across the street from the Tri-County Electric Cooperative building on Highway 176 In St. Matthews. PHOTOS BY RACHEL BAIR FICEK I ' 'i'"'.' ,r ri a Kyis. . n ' "V -,,, - , v. .4 James Tucker, pastor of Union Chapel Baptist Church along Coulter Road, surveys the damage left from an early-morning tornado. Tucker commented that it was a blessing that no one was inside, and that material items can always be replaced. wwss . V 4 1 : J it Nil V fS-AJ1 y " "4 Julia Mack was up preparing herself for work when their home was hit. She had just walked into the living room area from her bedroom, pictured, with her daughter and grandson. When the mobile home was thrown approximately 20 yards from its foundation it rolled over both of their cars. PHOTOS BY VAN HOPE, T&D CHIEF PHOTOGRAPHER A s. 'f Aiitr', ij J ' ' LmuH 1UN h Ay -j if '-'-a ?; if'- I it w. A woman, approximately 72 years old, was found hanging outside of the rear of her home beneath a piece of tin roofing. She was hospitalized for her injuries. i k X ' . A second tornado, rated an F2, struck the Tri-County Electric Cooperative complex, above, near St. Matthews, ripping a portion of the concrete roof off a main warehouse, right. it "1 i "I'd

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