Reflections by Sammy Way: Hurricane Hugo: 'South Carolina's Storm of the Century'

BY SAMMY WAY
Sumter Item Archivist
Posted 9/18/21

Thirty-two years ago, Sumter and South Carolina were confronted with a massive natural disaster. "Hurricane Hugo would make landfall near Charleston harbor just before midnight on Sept. 21, 1989. With winds clocked at 138 mph, this …

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