The recent demolition of the George Elmore Five and Dime has been garnering much attention within the Columbia community. Mr. Hough, a radio executive in Hemingway, is the chairman of the S.C. African American Heritage Commission. Hough’s op-ed was featured in The State newspaper on Wednesday, August 8. Click here to read the piece.
Other stories about the George Elmore Store below.
Tuesday, August 7: Historic Site Now Nothing More Than Rubble, WIS News 10 feature.
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.