Terrell landmark since 1885 faces uncertain future
Thomas Franklin Connor built what is now called the Terrell Country Store back in 1885. After 134 years, the future of the landmark is unknown to the public.
Proprietors Bob Sysol and Jo Ireland, who currently operate a community antique shop out of the building, were told by the land owner that they must be moved out of the building by Oct. 1 of this year.
The current owner is Jean Huffman Connor, according to the Catawba County deeds. Ireland also said Jean Huffman Connor told her that the building will be demolished. Signs in front the country store make the same claim — the building is coming down…..