Signs of the Old Smith’s Store Removed Overnight

Two men worked from lift buckets using welding torches to remove the large Smith’s sign around 10 p.m. Wednesday from  the old store at 535 Central Ave., following the grand opening of the new Smith’s Marketplace across the street earlier in the day. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

The large letter ‘M’ is detached from the building and lowered to the ground. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Workers carry away each letter. Smith’s officials said Tuesday that there are no definte plans yet for the old store. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

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