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Tornado-Hit Tenn. Historic Buildings Face Difficult Choice

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Property owners affected by the tornadoes earlier this month now face two options: rebuild or bulldoze. The storms damaged or destroyed hundreds of homes and businesses throughout Middle Tennessee. And historic buildings will require extra care. Just …

Fire-Gutted Building in West Virginia Demolished

A five-story building gutted by a fire in downtown Welch, W.V., has been demolished. A contractor hired by the city tore down the Libby Building on Saturday. Mayor Reba Honaker tells the Bluefield Daily Telegraph that Empire Salvage plans to …

Judge Orders Georgia Tornado-damaged Hotel Demolished

A city judge in the northwest Georgia town of Ringgold has ordered a tornado-ravaged hotel to be torn down. Judge Gene Lowery said in a hearing this week that the Baymont Inn & Suites is an eyesore and must be …