The recent demolition of the George Elmore Five and Dime has been garnering much attention within the Columbia community. WIS News 10 visited the site of the former Five and Dime story yesterday to speak with Robin Waites, Historic Columbia Foundation’s Executive Director, as well as members from the community and Mayor Steve Benjamin.
To view the video online, click here.
Other stories about the George Elmore Store below.
Wednesday, August 8: Hough: We Can’t Afford to Lose our History, op-ed in The State newspaper.
Sunday, August 5: Iconic Civil Rights Building Torn Down in Columbia, feature in The State newspaper.
Sunday, August 5: Store’s Destruction Spurs Efforts to Preserve Other Columbia Landmarks, feature in The State newspaper.
Tuesday, July 31: Civil Rights Site Praised – Then Razed, feature in The State newspaper.