Branchville 7 months after the tornado
BRANCHVILLE, SC - Arguably the heart of Branchville, The Churn ice cream shop reopened two weeks ago after being demolished by the tornado that swept through on March 15.
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#1 Oct 20, 2008
Yes, THE HEART AND SOUL OF BRANCHVILLE, SOUTH CAROLINA -- THE CHURN RESTAURANT-- HAS RE-OPENED FOR BUSINESS!!!
"Buckshot" Dukes, and wife Joan, and son Johnny, were the first owners of a business, which was destroyed by the March 15th TORNAD to rebuild from the ground up, to return to the main street area of Branchville.
They were owners of a private business which serves the public.
Also, THE BRANCH JUNCTION was also destroyed by the same TORNADO. And it has been rebuilt, and was opened in time for the September 2008 Raylrode Daze Festival.
But, it is owned by the Town of Branchville. It is not a private business, but public.
THE GREAT NEWS IS THAT BOTH SECTORS OF BUSINESS IN BRANCHVILLE HAVE WON A VICTORY OVER THE DESTRUCTIVE FORCES OF NATURE.
“wachu loookin at”
Since: Feb 09
down dah screet
#2 Mar 7, 2009
das rite, yall bess git dat churn churnin caus dah spunkmonkey comin tah yall town so hes kin gits him a milkshake. he aint had one dem in a long long time. sho wuz good back in dem dazs
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