Southern States Alabama

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7:35 am
Wed July 17, 2013

Southern States Closing 8 Stores in Rural Alabama

The Southern States store in Centre is one of several closing in the state.

Southern States is closing eight farm supply and service cooperative stores in Alabama.

   The Cullman Times ( ) reports that the stores are shutting down as part of a corporate restructuring.

   The company is closing stores in Athens, Centre, Cullman, Danville, Geraldine, Headland, Henagar and Oneonta.

   Company officials say the affected stores account for only a small number of locations within its 17-state region. It's unclear how many jobs are affected.