Years after the closures of similar stores and months after its subsidiary, , Sears is coming back to town.
The Sears Hometown Store at 206 Nelson Street in the Cartersville Plaza is set to open May 9, owner Steve Allebone of Marietta told Patch.
It's one of more than 900 Sears Hometown Stores across the country, which are locally owned and operated, and carry all of the top 10 home appliance brands, according to searshometownstores.com. The nearest other Sears stores are in Canton and Calhoun.
"I'm 20 miles from the mall in Rome and 20 miles from the mall in Kennesaw," Allebone said. "We'll fill a gap for the company's customers in Cartersville and the surrounding areas."
The store is equipped with computers customers may use to order sears.com merchandise, which is then shipped—for free—to the store for customers to pick up. It'll carry consumer excerise equipment, tools, lawn and garden equipment, mattresses and more.
Operating hours are Monday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m.
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