The Old Stone Inn's new owners will soon reopen its doors and welcome diners back into the historic restaurant.
Simpsonville natives and cousins Shelley Thompson-Cotton, proprietor, and Deanna Shelton, assistant, spent the month of March preparing their newly acquired business for the public.
They said they hope to have the Old Stone Inn open before the 134th running of the Kentucky Derby on May 3.
"We're ready to go," Shelton said. "We're just waiting on licenses and permits from the state."