Big Lots, The Venue top May commercial permits

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The entirety of River South Commons is getting a fresh coat of paint. Patrick Paint employees said Tuesday, June 21 that they will paint the metal portion, left above, of the former Stage store, in the early morning hours due to the intense heat. Photo by Tammy Raynes

Two commercial permits topped the list of building permits secured during May according to the monthly report from Director of Planning and Zoning Shontrell Roque.
There were 20 permits issued with a valuation of $1,012,168.
River South Commons LLC/Mooring Recovery Services LLC secured a permit with a valuation of $700,000 for additions and alterations at 311 South Drive, the address of the future Big Lots.
Palace Realty LLC secured a permit for a sign application with a valuation of $47,718 for 530 Front St., location of The Venue.

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The other permits issued and their valuations were:
•Oghale E. Eleyae, 1039 Keyser, residential addition and alteration, $120,000
•Thomas H. Matuscha, 110 Magnolia Dr. A, residential electrical, $4,000
•Laura Soloman, 800 Whitfield, residential addition and alteration, $72,000
•Greg A Handel, 1010 Loren, commercial addition and alteration, $25,000
•Braxton Rental Properties LLC, 1203 Rusbo, residential electrical, $400
•John C. Carter, 525 St. Maurice Lane, roof, $800
•Tiffany McGaskey, Royal, roof, $11,500
•New Beginnings Ministry, 1031 Lake, roof, $6,100
•Sign Edge USA LLC, 150 Hayes, sign, $8,500
•Earl and Gwendolyn Rachal, 816 Lake, residential electrical, $3,100
•Aldredge Properties LLC, 2342 Hwy. 6, nonresidential structure, carport, $13,000
Factory Connection, as well as all the other businesses in the shopping center have their signs taped off as the center exterior is repainted. The former Steele’s store will become Big Lots according to permit records.