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COLUMBUS, Ga. — One day after deadly tornadoes tore through parts of Georgia and Alabama, TIC Federal Credit Union has started rebuilding one of its branches damaged by the quick-moving storms. Tornadoes leveled homes and businesses and killed more than 20 people in both states on March 1. Eight students died when a roof at Enterprise High School fell on top of them as they took cover from the destructive twisters. President Bush visited both states March 3 to assess the damage and declared several counties disaster areas. Meanwhile, the $186 million TIC FCU reported that its North branch sustained roof and window damage. Equipment and furniture inside the branch were also damaged. However, the building has been secured and repairs have already started. “Our most important consideration is the safety of our employees and members and we are thankful that there were no injuries,” said Janet Davis, president/CEO. “While the branch did sustain considerable damage, the bricks and mortar can be replaced.”

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