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Sammy Williams, hardware merchant, civic leader, dies at age 93

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Sammy Williams, a first generation American who took over his father's hardware store on Seventh Avenue and ran it for more than 40 years while also helping to house the poor and serve his community in other ways, died at Elizabeth House on Thursday after several weeks of declining health. He was 93.   Read Story »

Tags: Sammy Williams | Historic Seventh Avenue | Louis Williams & Sons | Danny Williams

Henderson County Business

GENERATION NEXT: Construction Companies

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Affectionately nicknamed "Tom Thumb" as a toddler, James Wallace "Tommy" Cooper started work in 1964 and founded his own construction company three years later.   Read Story »

Tags: Henderson County | Cooper Construction Co. | Sammy Williams | Generation Next | fathers day | Tom Cooper | Zach Cooper | Kelly Cooper Ford | Mike Cooper | Riddle Construction | Andrew Riddle | Sam Riddle | Louis Williams & Sons | Danny Williams