Sandy Bottom

Sandy Bottom

Chapman’s Store

Chapman’s Store

This Sandy Bottom store was in operation from 1929 until 1972 when Sam Chapman passed away.  Initially the store was a general store as were many of the others, however in 1946 John Bradshaw went into partnership with Sam and they added a line of ...
Diamond Way Convenience Store and Service Station

Diamond Way Convenience Store and Service Station

This was a convenience store and service station started circa 1947 by Mr. James Lee Diggs, Sr. It was in operation until the mid 1980's in the Sandy Bottom community. It was closed due to several robberies in the area.  According to Mrs. Mary Diggs ...
Dailey’s Store

Dailey’s Store

This store was in operation before the Civil War.  Philip Dailey’s great grandfather, Michael Gordon Dailey, bought the store and associated land in 1909 from J.D. Corbell for $250.00.  In 1909 Michael Gordon and his son, W.C. Dailey, bought the...