‘Welcome to Williamson’

Two well-known Williamson professionals – Chris Harris and Tim McNamee – have seen the completion this week of the newest restoration project in the city. The two partnered together and purchased the former Sears and Roebuck building at the corner of Second Avenue and Harvey Street. They have repairs to the roof and the interior of the building, but the most noticeable change was the exterior. The building was pressured washed and a large mural has been painted on the side of the building. Harris and McNamee said the building was falling into disrepair and they did not want to see another building in town deteriorate. They have not made any decisions as to what the building will be used for in the future, but they hope area residents and tourists use the building as a photo backdrop. Harris is a local lawyer and former Pike County, Kentucky, magistrate and former Kentucky legislator. McNamee is co-owner of Hurley Drug Company and is an investor another project that is refurbishing three other downtown businesses.