Construction starts on new Old Town Bank
Construction is officially under way on the new Old Town Bank building, which is the only bank headquartered in Haywood County.
On Monday, bank board members broke ground on the site of the new building, situated just feet away from the temporary facility at 2045 S. Main Street.
Old Town President and CEO Charles Umberger seems thrilled to see the project coming to fruition after spending five years in a cramped 2,400 square foot building.
The new, $2.3 million, two-story building will feature a large lobby and plenty of space in the drive through, Umberger said. It will also make room for even more growth within the company.
"We've already created 16 jobs, but we've outgrown this place," Umberger said, adding that he hopes to eventually have up to 25 employees.
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