Tri-County Building Supply in Vandalia will officially be closing its doors on April 7, this according to owner Debbie Welch on Monday, March 12. Welch said the business will be reducing inventory with sales yet to be determined during its final month of operation.
Auctions are also scheduled for the property on May 26 and June 9.
More on the business
Debbie’s late husband Allen Welch and his brother Frank purchased the business in 1996 at 312 S. Main St.
According to the Vandalia Area Historical Society’s Volume I of the history book, Allen Welch ventured on his own with the business when Frank Welch answered a call to the ministry.
In late 2003, Allen Welch purchased connecting property to expand his business to the end of the block.