Town & Country bounces back from adversity

Engle, Clint
November 2008
Furniture/Today;11/24/2008, Vol. 33 Issue 12, p12
Trade Publication
The article discusses how Town & Country Furniture was able to bounce back after suffering a major fire in 2006 in Iuka, Mississippi. The fire, which was believed to have started from faulty wiring, is considered the largest fire in the town's history. Through perseverance and some unexpected industry kindness, owners Jeff and Deedra Hollis were able to surpassed challenges. Since its reopening in 2006, the furniture retailer has been expanding and renovating its new location. INSET: Tips for surviving a disaster.


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