A handicap-accessible playground, therapy room and metal roof are some of the features in the "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" project in Pine Mountain Valley.
Crews worked on the home, which will go to Greenville High School football coach Jeremy Williams and his family, on Wednesday afternoon. All the pieces of the modular home have been placed. The home's electricity went on late Tuesday night, according to Dan Goodin, vice president of sales and marketing for Nationwide Homes.
The Virginia-based company is leading the project with its parent company, Palm Harbor Homes, plus local builders and community volunteers.
The 4,155-square-foot home will include a variety of elements to accommodate the needs of the four-member Williams family. Dad Jeremy has Lou Gehrig’s disease and his 6-year-old son, Jacob, has spina bifida.
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Spectators watched Wednesday's construction from a designated area on site. The public viewing area will be open 8 a.m.-8 p.m. through Saturday. Parking for shuttles to the site will be at Charles Moultrie Park at 10695 Highway 116.
"It seems like it's pretty intense," spectator Wesley Tyus, 34, of Hamilton said of the process. "It looks like they've got it under control."