Your wedding day. Without a doubt, it's one of the most significant events you will ever experience - when you and the love of your life officially seal the deal and get married. On this day, your friends and family will gather to celebrate the next step in your life. Photographers will be running around snapping photos, catering plates delicious food for guests to enjoy, and the DJ sets the mood for a night of fun and libation. You've worked extra hard to make everything look perfect and run smoothly. You have examined every moving part down to the tiniest detail. At the center of all your effort is your wedding venue in Columbia, SC.
Your event space can mean the difference between an unforgettable event and an average occasion. Capturing your uniqueness as a couple is paramount to a memorable wedding. But, without the right venue location and staff, your unforgettable event can turn into a painfully average occasion. Fortunately, at Abney Hall, you won't ever have to worry about dingy reception spaces and crummy chow halls.
Constructed in Columbia, SC, in 1962, Abney Hall is 15,000 square feet and sits on 500 acres of land, making it a large wedding venue unlike any other. Abney Hall was originally the home of Mrs. Josephine Abney, a Columbia native who was a lifelong philanthropist. Mrs. Abney devoted much of her time and effort towards supporting charities, educational institutions, hospitals, and other noble efforts. Today, Abney Hall stands tall as a symbol of love, both in our community and for the couples who choose to get married here.
Abney Hall is an exclusive event experience unlike any other, surrounded by verdant forests and sparkling ponds. Our venue is a natural fit for several occasions, including:
The beginning of your life starts at Abney Hall. With our team by your side, we can create the fairy tale wedding you have dreamed about since childhood. Whether you have 100 guests or 1,000, our waterfront ceremony locations and French-inspired courtyard are perfect for your big day. Celebrate in luxurious style surrounded by shady magnolia trees, a private forest, large ponds, and the beauty of Mother Nature. While our venue location and aesthetic have been praised far and wide, so too have the practical aspects of Abney Hall. Looking for a relaxing, comfortable spot for your bridal party to get ready in? We offer an entire floor in the Abney Hall residence to get the bridal party ready. Want to make your groomsman feel extra-special too? We've got a private, plush house just feet from a sparkling pond that is a proper hangout spot for the guys in your group.
To make life easier on you, we also offer Abney Hall as your go-to spot for rehearsal dinners. Why book an expensive restaurant or travel to another location when unmatched beauty and convenience are right at your fingertips? Abney Hall is just the place for that very important dinner the night before your big day. We are also happy to host your bridal shower at Abney Hall. Our venue makes for one of Columbia's most unique bridal shower settings, where your family and friends can gather to give gifts and be merry before you walk down the aisle.
With such a large, magnificent house and a vast property, Abney Hall also makes for an unforgettable location for your bridal portraits and other wedding-related photography needs. Don't take our word for it - book a tour and see for yourself why so many new brides and grooms choose Abney Hall as their wedding venue in Columbia.
You've already found the person you want to spend the rest of your life beside. The next step? Finding the perfect wedding venue for your ceremony, reception, and celebration of your lifelong commitment to one another. Remember, the backdrop for photos, dancing, eating, and all other activities will be at your wedding venue. That's why we work so hard to set Abney Hall apart from our competitors - so you and your guests can focus on love and living your new life while we work with your vendors and photographers to make your magic night a reality.
Here are just a few reasons why guests choose Abney Hall as their wedding venue in Columbia, SC, along with some helpful tips from our experienced wedding venue staff:
Choosing the appropriate-sied venue for your desired guest count is a critical decision. A venue's capacity affects the number of people you need to consider having at your ceremony and reception. As you're first starting out, we recommend having a guest count in mind as you're searching for the right venue. Try to stick with that number. You may fall in love with a particular venue, but if its max capacity can't accommodate your guest count, it may be time to cross them off your list.
Keep in mind that this is your big day. You shouldn't feel obligated to invite the college roommate you shared a dorm with for one semester. At the end of the day, your wedding venue should be one that can accommodate those closest to you. Abney Hall is equipped for both small and large weddings, consisting of 500 acres of forest, ponds, and lush natural beauty. Whether you want an intimate wedding with only your best friends or a grand ceremony with hundreds of people, we have the right amount of room to make you comfortable.
On your big day, you're likely to have friends and family traveling in from other parts of the state or country. These folks will need a place to stay during and even after your wedding. Accessibility and ease are important factors when it comes to choosing your wedding venue for both you and your guests.
Located in Columbia, SC, Abney Hall is situated in a memorable, natural setting, giving your wedding a private vibe in the midst of Mother Nature. While we pride ourselves on having a secluded wedding event space, our venue is within an easy driving distance of hotels and vacation rentals.
When you contact us for a tour, make sure to speak with our experienced venue manager about nearby hotels and shuttle service options. We understand that your guest's comfort and convenience are important, and we're happy to work with you to figure out the best way to get your guests to Abney Hall.
At Abney Hall, our staff has earned its reputation as one of the industry's most friendly, accessible teams. We will provide you with a purpose-minded point of contact that can help answer questions relating to timelines, preferred vendors, and every aspect of your wedding. When you tour our wedding venue in Columbia, SC, for the first time, we want you to feel like you have all the information you need to make an informed purchasing decision.
At Abney Hall, our goal is to be your first resource when it comes to setting up and coordinating the details of your wedding day.
When it comes to your wedding's decor, you probably already have a few ideas in mind. We love it when our brides and grooms have a vision in mind because one of our greatest joys is turning that vision into a reality. At Abney Hall, our team is available to help you and your decorator fit, accent, and accommodate your fairy-tale wedding - whatever that may be.
Are you looking to dress up your wedding with decorations galore? Just want to add a few accents that tie into your preferred color palette? Abney Hall is versatile and ready to help however we are able.
If you're thinking about bringing in your own greenery, lighting, floral pieces, and more, we recommend discussing your vision with us on your initial tour of our event space. That way, we can get a head start on making your big day exactly how you envision it.
10 years from now, when you and your spouse are celebrating your anniversary, you will pull out photographs from your wedding and will reminisce about the unforgettable time you spent at Abney Hall. Your wedding photos will be with you forever, and as such, we work closely with you and your photographer to suggest extra-special photo op spots that you can only find on Abney Hall grounds.
From the grand staircase and French-inspired courtyard to our manicured gardens and lovely pond, there is no shortage of photo-op locations for your photographer to choose from. As one of the most popular wedding venues in Columbia, SC, we have worked with dozens of photographers over the years.
Our experience has allowed us to cultivate a list of preferred photographers - all of whom have the talent to take your pictures to the next level in a setting they're familiar with. We encourage you to check out our gallery to get a sense of the scope of our wedding venue and gain inspiration from other happy couples.
The gallery on our website is extensive but be sure to check out our Facebook and Instagram pages as well. We keep our social pages updated with recent wedding photographs, giving you an incredible resource that you can use for your own photography purposes.
Abney Hall is known across the United States for our stunning weddings, but we also play host to some of the largest corporate events in South Carolina. Why choose a bland, lifeless meeting space when you can enjoy the beauty of Mother Nature coupled with a professional atmosphere? If you have an important team-building event or corporate conference that you have to coordinate, look no further than Abney Hall.
The epitome of class and style, our corporate event space is large, lavish, and chock-full of onsite amenities for you and your co-workers to enjoy. If your team needs a morale boost, don't bring them to the local Olive Garden for a cheap lunch. Treat them to a refreshing experience in our main dining room, where we can work with you to incorporate your catering options with the goals of your event.
When the hard work is done, and your team needs a breather, what better way to relax than with a quick dip in our pool? To burn off a little steam, head over to our brand-new tennis court - the perfect place to get some exercise in an ultra-private setting while you enjoy the sights and sounds of nature. Don't forget to bring your fishing poles for a couple of hours of fishing. There's even an opportunity to go hunting if you wish.
If you're ready to learn more about Abney Hall as your wedding venue, don't hesitate to reach out. We would love to hear more about your plans, your vision, and your needs. We know that planning a wedding isn't easy. It takes time, attention to detail, and a whole lot of patience. Our goal is to help provide you with all the info you need to learn more about our venue. Once you decide on a date, we'll work closely with you and your vendors to craft a wedding experience that you will treasure for the rest of your life.
Our available dates for your big day are going quick, especially during peak seasons like spring and fall. We look forward to hearing from you soon!Contact us today for a FREE initial consultation
COLUMBIA – There's no mercy rule in the NCAA Tournament.Maybe there should be.It was the most runs by the Gamecocks in an NCAA Tournament game since 23 against Rhode Island in 2016.South Carolina baseball scored 11 times in the bottom of the fourth inning Friday night to go up by 16 and was not even halfway through a demolition of Central Connecticut State, 19-1, in the opening round of the ...
COLUMBIA – There's no mercy rule in the NCAA Tournament.
Maybe there should be.
It was the most runs by the Gamecocks in an NCAA Tournament game since 23 against Rhode Island in 2016.
South Carolina baseball scored 11 times in the bottom of the fourth inning Friday night to go up by 16 and was not even halfway through a demolition of Central Connecticut State, 19-1, in the opening round of the Columbia Regional at Founders Park.
South Carolina (40-19) will play a winners bracket game Saturday (6 p.m., ESPN+) against NC State (36-19), which beat Campbell, 5-1. Central Connecticut State (36-13) and Campbell (44-14) will play a noon elimination game.
The Gamecocks sent 17 batters to the plate in the fourth. Michael Braswell was 2-for-2 in the inning.
Ethan Petry hit his 23rd home run for South Carolina. Gavin Casas was 3-for-3 with three RBIs and three runs scored. The Gamecocks finished with 16 hits and 14 walks.
South Carolina played host to a Regional in 2021 but lost out to Virginia. The Gamecocks didn’t make the NCAA Tournament last season. They won national championships in 2010 and 2011.
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South Carolina fifth-year player Will McGillis, whose career seemed in jeopardy because of a broken arm, returned to the lineup for just the second time since March.
McGillis batted leadoff as the designated hitter and went 2-for-2 with a homer and a walk in his first three times up.
He missed all of April and had a couple of pinch-hit appearances in the middle of May, started in left field on May 16, but had not appeared in a game since.
McGillis in 77 at-bats had 10 home runs and 22 RBIs. He is a transfer from Southern Miss and helped the Golden Eagles reach the super regional round last year.
Gamecocks junior right-hander James Hicks was making just his fifth start of the season, including a mid-week game as a one-inning opener.
In three innings, Hicks (8-1) had already matched a season-high of six strikeouts, including his last start, 6.2 shutout innings against Georgia in the SEC Tournament. In this one, he went five innings and allowed just one hit.
Authorities say a tattoo of the word “DAD” in all uppercase letters was found on an upper arm/bicep area, with possibly another word or picture tattooed above.LEXINGTON COUNTY, S.C. — Warning: This story contains graphic information and photos that some may find disturbing.The Lexington County Coroner's Office is asking for the public's help to identify remains found last week on Lockner Road in Columbia.Acc...
Authorities say a tattoo of the word “DAD” in all uppercase letters was found on an upper arm/bicep area, with possibly another word or picture tattooed above.
LEXINGTON COUNTY, S.C. — Warning: This story contains graphic information and photos that some may find disturbing.
The Lexington County Coroner's Office is asking for the public's help to identify remains found last week on Lockner Road in Columbia.
According to officials, a citizen called on May 25 around 6:37 a.m. to report finding human remains in a small creek behind several homes in the 900 block of Lockner Road in the Columbia area of Lexington County.
The Lexington County Coroner’s Office responded and verified that the remains were, in fact, human remains. Coroner's Office representatives say they believe approximately 90% of the person's skeletal remains were recovered.
Authorities say they believe the remains are those of a white or Hispanic male, possibly between 30 to 45 years old, who was between 6 feet and 6 feet 3 inches tall.
The remains revealed that the man had healed injuries, including a past broken nose, past fractured right clavicle, and past rib fractures. The man also had dental fillings within the last 5 to 10 years in at least two upper molars. Teeth were found to be in fairly good general condition with two molars possibly missing from the lower jaw.
The only clothing recovered at the scene was one black “Brahma” work-type boot that was a size 12. There was no sock.
Credit: Lexington County Coroner's Office
Authorities say a tattoo of the word “DAD” in all uppercase letters was found on an upper arm/bicep area, and there was possibly another word or picture tattooed above.
Credit: Lexington County Coroner's Office
Officials say the scene location is fairly close to Target in the Harbison area of Columbia, and there are several homeless camps in very close proximity to where the remains were located.
If you have any information that may help authorities identify the man, you are asked to call the Lexington County Coroner’s Office at (803) 359-8439 between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously in any of the following ways:
The South Carolina Canal and Rail Road Company (SCC&RR) was chartered in 1827 and began constructing a line from Charleston to Hamburg in 1830. The railroad was built on piles, as that was less expensive than embanking. That 136-mile road was completed in 1833, with stops in Summerville, Blackville, Branchville and Aiken. As the company looked to expand, it was clear that piling was not effective, and the entire road had to be embanked.Around the time that the SCC&RR was chartered, E.S. Thomas of Cincinnati (and formerly of Ch...
The South Carolina Canal and Rail Road Company (SCC&RR) was chartered in 1827 and began constructing a line from Charleston to Hamburg in 1830. The railroad was built on piles, as that was less expensive than embanking. That 136-mile road was completed in 1833, with stops in Summerville, Blackville, Branchville and Aiken. As the company looked to expand, it was clear that piling was not effective, and the entire road had to be embanked.
Around the time that the SCC&RR was chartered, E.S. Thomas of Cincinnati (and formerly of Charleston) began to promote a rail line from Cincinnati to Charleston. The directors of the SCC&RR, along with the citizens of Cincinnati, were enthusiastic supporters of the idea of connecting Charleston to the Ohio River Valley. In 1836, the Louisville, Cincinnati & Charleston Railroad was chartered and the former governor of South Carolina, Robert Y. Hayne, was its first president.
In the late 1830s, the Louisville, Cincinnati & Charleston Railroad Company gained control of the Charleston to Hamburg line and the new company was called the South Carolina Railroad Company. The company struggled financially but did complete a line to Columbia. The road split from the Charleston-Hamburg line at Branchville and traveled 66.3 miles through Orangeburg, St. Matthews, and Hopkins. The first train from Charleston pulled into Columbia on June 20, 1842. The locomotive was named after Robert Hayne, who passed away in 1839.
In 1848, the South Carolina Railroad added a line that split from the Columbia railroad at Kingsville and travelled to Camden. In 1853, a connection to Augusta, Georgia, was completed. Five years later, permission was granted to connect the South Carolina Railroad to the Georgia Railroad in Augusta, and Charleston finally obtained the much-anticipated rail connection to the west. Unfortunately, all of the track, trains, and buildings that belonged to the South Carolina Railroad were destroyed during the Civil War.
After the Civil War ended, the company began to rebuild and the rail connection between Charleston and Columbia was completed in early 1866. The South Carolina Railroad struggled financially until 1881, when it was sold to a group of financiers in New York. Still plagued by debt, it passed into receivership in 1889. In 1894, The South Carolina Railroad Company changed hands again and was operated as the South Carolina and Georgia Railroad. Southern Railway leased the road in 1899 and in 1904 that company consolidated it into the Southern Railway – Carolina division.
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COLUMBIA — Two high school students in South Carolina were honored May 10 as U.S. Presidential Scholars, joining 159 other students across the country recognized by the federal government for their achievements in academics, arts and technical education.Cathy Tang, a senior at Spring Valley High School near Columbia, and Cam Srivastava, a senior at Spartanburg Day School, were selected for the award by the White House’s Commission on Presidential Scholars.Each is a leader in their school’s student government, ...
COLUMBIA — Two high school students in South Carolina were honored May 10 as U.S. Presidential Scholars, joining 159 other students across the country recognized by the federal government for their achievements in academics, arts and technical education.
Cathy Tang, a senior at Spring Valley High School near Columbia, and Cam Srivastava, a senior at Spartanburg Day School, were selected for the award by the White House’s Commission on Presidential Scholars.
Each is a leader in their school’s student government, with Tang serving as president of Spring Valley’s senior class and Srivastava as Spartanburg Day’s student body president. Both are also musicians, with Srivastava playing the French horn and piano and Tang serving as the principal flutist of her school’s symphonic band.
But the two newly named Presidential Scholars also racked up a list of other titles and accomplishments in their campuses and communities.
Srivastava wrote for Spartanburg Day’s newspaper, edited one of the school’s magazine publications and led his school’s track and field, cross-country and golf teams, and Tang was president of Spring Valley’s National Honor Society chapter and a part of the school’s magnet program.
But despite those accomplishments, Tang said she was still in disbelief when she got word that she’d been named a Presidential Scholar, which came as she was about to sit for her AP Biology exam.
“After that initial wave of emotions ... it was very fulfilling to know that all the hard work that I’ve done in the past four years was recognized,” she said.
Srivastava said he sees the recognition as motivation to continue his community-focused work, which started when he was a freshman working on a science project about heart disease, a health issue that severely impacted his grandfather.
He started by looking at some of the risk factors for heart disease but began to find that there were disparities in access to health treatment within Spartanburg.
That project inspired him to start a nonprofit, Equity Starts from the Heart, that strives to broaden access to innovative heart treatments and raise awareness of disparities in health treatments in South Carolina.
“I think that (the Presidential Scholar award) will inspire me to continue enacting change in my community,” he said.
Srivastava has spoken about his nonprofit at churches, community centers and barbershops to raise awareness about cardiovascular health, transcatheter aortic valve replacement and disparities within the medical system, and partners with Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System and various local churches.
“I think he’s made more impact on his community in his first 17 or 18 years than most of us do in a lifetime,” Spartanburg Day’s Assistant Director of College Counseling Ann Marie Wesneski said.
Tang also emphasized the importance of family, and wrote about her grandmother for one of her Presidential Scholar application essays, explaining how she’s “honored to be her granddaughter.”
After their high school graduations, the two Palmetto State honorees will both be heading to the Ivy League, with Tang set to study economics and natural science at the University of Pennsylvania, while Srivastava looks forward to a broad liberal arts education at Harvard University but is undecided on his major.
Those next steps are exciting, Tang said, but also bittersweet.
“Part of me is ... kind of sad, because this has been my home for the past four years, and I’ve done so much and met so many amazing friends and teachers,” she said.
One of them was Stephanie Thomas, a calculus teacher and National Honor Society advisor at Spring Valley who called Tang a “phenomenal student.”
“She would never leave anything to chance,” Thomas said. “She could have worked a lot less hard than she did, and she would have been an excellent student.”
U.S. students can qualify for the Presidential Scholar awards based on their ACT and SAT exam performances and nominations from state education officials. More than 5,000 candidates qualified for the 2023 awards, according to the U.S. Department of Education, but only 161 made the final cut.
Nestled in the heart of South Carolina, Columbia offers a unique blend of historic charm and modern amenities. As the state capital, it’s a bustling city that’s home to several colleges and universities, making it a vibrant and diverse community. But, like any place, there are pros and cons to living in Columbia. Whether you’re a resident or a visitor looking into the ...
Nestled in the heart of South Carolina, Columbia offers a unique blend of historic charm and modern amenities. As the state capital, it’s a bustling city that’s home to several colleges and universities, making it a vibrant and diverse community. But, like any place, there are pros and cons to living in Columbia. Whether you’re a resident or a visitor looking into the Columbia housing market, this city has a whole heap of perks that more than make up for any downsides.
In this Redfin article, we’ll weigh the advantages against the disadvantages to calling South Carolina’s capital your new home.
Columbia’s affordability is a significant advantage, whether you’re buying a house or renting an apartment in the heart of the city. The cost of living in Columbia is lower than the national average and significantly lower than other major U.S. cities. Housing costs, in particular, are very reasonable. The median home price in Columbia is around $244K, which is substantially less than the median home price in other major cities such as New York or Los Angeles.
Additionally, Columbia has a variety of options for budget-friendly entertainment, such as free concerts and festivals throughout the year which can really reduce the cost of living there. There are also many parks and outdoor spaces to explore, and many of them are free to the public. Dining out in Columbia can also be relatively inexpensive, with plenty of affordable restaurants and cafes to choose from.
Columbia is known for its welcoming and friendly atmosphere, which is a significant draw for many residents. The city has a strong sense of community, with residents taking pride in their hometown and working together to make it a great place to live. An excellent example of this is the Soda City Market, which takes place every Saturday morning in downtown Columbia. It’s a farmers market, craft fair, and community gathering all in one, where locals come together to shop for fresh produce, handmade crafts, and unique gifts, and to catch up with their neighbors. The market is a great way to experience Columbia’s Southern charm firsthand, and it’s a beloved local tradition.
Columbia’s climate is another advantage for those looking to live in a comfortable year-round environment. The city has a humid subtropical climate, which means hot summers and cool winters. However, the temperatures rarely reach extreme levels, with the hottest month, July, averaging a high of around 92 degrees Fahrenheit and the coldest month, January, averaging a low of around 36 degrees Fahrenheit. This mild climate allows residents to enjoy outdoor activities throughout the year, from hiking and biking in the spring and fall to boating and swimming in the summer.
Columbia has a rich and fascinating history, with many landmarks and sites to explore. The South Carolina State House is a magnificent building that has been the seat of the state government since 1786. It’s open to the public for tours, and visitors can see historic documents, paintings, and sculptures. The Columbia Museum of Art is another great example of the city’s history, with a collection that spans centuries of European and American art, as well as modern and contemporary works. Finally, the Riverbanks Zoo and Garden is a must-visit for anyone interested in the natural history of the area, featuring over 2,000 animals from around the world, including rare and endangered species.
Columbia is known for its delicious Southern cuisine, which is a highlight for foodies and casual diners alike. Barbecue is a particular specialty, with local spots like Southern Belly BBQ and Doc’s Barbecue serving up mouth-watering pulled pork and brisket. Seafood is another popular option, with restaurants like Blue Marlin and Pearlz Oyster Bar offering fresh and flavorful dishes. For something sweet, Kiki’s Chicken and Waffles is a local favorite, with its famous chicken and waffles combo and delicious sweet potato pie. Overall, there’s no shortage of fantastic dining options in Columbia, and residents can easily explore a variety of cuisines and styles.
While the mild climate in Columbia is generally a plus, there is one major downside: the sticky, humid summers. For some folks, the humidity is no big deal, and they can handle a little bit of sweat and frizzy hair. But for others, the humidity can be downright unbearable, turning a leisurely stroll through the park into a sauna-like experience. Locals have all sorts of tips and tricks for surviving the summer months, from carrying a personal fan to avoiding outdoor activities during the hottest parts of the day. And let’s not forget about the dreaded “humidity hair” – that puffy, frizzy look that seems to defy all attempts at taming. So, if you’re planning to make Columbia your home, just be prepared for a little extra moisture in the air and maybe invest in a good leave-in conditioner.
Before you move to Columbia just know you’ll be in a constant battle with the state bird: the mosquito. While these pesky insects are not unique to Columbia, they do seem to have a particular affinity for the area’s warm and humid climate. As a result, locals have become experts at mosquito avoidance techniques, from slathering on bug spray to strategically positioning citronella candles around their yards. If there is any relief, mosquitos there tend to come swarming in seasons, so no worries because it won’t last forever. Be prepared to make friends with some itchy bumps and invest in plenty of insect repellent.
While there are certainly bars and clubs in the area, the scene may not be as extensive or diverse. Some visitors or new residents may find that the options for after-hours entertainment can feel limited, especially if they are used to a more vibrant nightlife. Part of the reason for this may be the size of the city.
That being said, Columbia still has plenty to offer for those looking to enjoy a night out on the town. The city has a number of popular bars and nightclubs, and there are also plenty of restaurants and cafes that stay open late, as well as outdoor parks and venues that host events and concerts throughout the year. While it may not offer the same level of nightlife options as some larger cities, Columbia can still be a fun and enjoyable place to spend an evening with friends or loved ones.
Columbia’s transportation options can be a challenge for those without access to a car, with a Walk Score of 35 out of 100, a Transit Score of 0 out of 100, and a Bike Score of 35 out of 100. While the city does have some public transportation options, such as buses and shuttles, the system may not be as comprehensive or efficient as in other cities, making it difficult for those who rely on public transportation to get around the city. Additionally, Finding parking in certain parts of Columbia can be challenging because the infrastructure may not be as developed or extensive as in other areas.
One potential drawback to living in Columbia is the risk of hurricanes during the Atlantic hurricane season, which typically runs from June to November. While Columbia is not located directly on the coast, it’s still vulnerable to the effects of hurricanes, such as heavy rainfall, strong winds, and power outages. In the past, the city has experienced damage from hurricanes and tropical storms, such as Hurricane Hugo in 1989 and Tropical Storm Michael in 2018. While residents can take precautions to prepare for a hurricane, the risk of property damage and potential evacuation can be a concern for some.
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