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Henson Building Materials prepares for opening Oct. 22

Henson’s Building Materials, located in the former Tryon Lumber building on Hwy. 176 between Tryon and Landrum, will open on Monday, Oct. 22. A grand opening with a ribbon-cutting is scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 8, according to the store’s manager, Clint McGinnis (below), and Henson’s regional manager, Jerry Newton. Bryan Mullis (right) is one of the staff members currently busy stocking the shelves in preparation for the opening next week. (photos by Barbara Tilly)