Lawrence-Stephenson House Gets A New Law Firm

A law office will once again occupy the Lawrence-Stephenson House in downtown Covington at the start of the year. Covington attorneys Russell Updike, Jennifer May Crawford and Nolan Nicely bought the historic property and have been moving into the building. They will officially hang their shingle on January 2nd. Crawford that the purchase of the Lawrence-Stephenson House is a win-win for both the firm and the Alleghany Historical Society. “The purchase of this property provides the firm a charming and historic building, ideally located behind the Alleghany County Courthouse,” Crawford added. “It also provides the Alleghany Historical Society proceeds from the sale that will allow it to fund existing and upcoming projects that will inure to the benefit of all.”