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Thomas Bailes, George Jr.’s brother, partners with Lawrence Harris to start a flooring and carpet store in the basement of Bailes Department Store called Harris Carpets. Harris eventually sells his share to Thomas and

Bailes moves The Bee Hive into a new location at 107 South Main often called "Granite Row" and the building undergoes major renovations to become Bailes Department Store. It was a four-story retail store with