Will historic store be torn down?
Proprietors of the Terrell Country Store, Bob Sysol and Jo Ireland, say the owner of the property has told them to pack up and move out by October 1.
The owner, according to the Catawba County deed, is Jean Huffman Connor of Conover. She has not returned Hickory Daily Record phone calls or responded to voicemails as of Tuesday, Aug. 20.
Ireland said Jean Connor told her and Sysol on Friday, Aug. 16 that the couple had to move out by Oct. 1, and the store will be demolished. “We’ve been here since February 2013. This is home away from home,” she added. The couple uses the store as a community antique shop…..