MOULTRIE — The Moultrie-Colquitt County Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon cutting for Sears with new owners Marcus and Lynn Humphries. Sears is where customers can fulfill all their hardware needs and purchase items for the home, including major appliances. Located at 2417 S. Main St., their hours of operation are Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from 1 to 6 p.m. Call 985-4440 or you can find them on Facebook at www.facebook.com/SearsHometownStore8042. Front, from the left, are Stephanie Withrow, Hoyt Holland, Wendell Brown, Harvie Ann Cox, Taylor Humphries, Mary Taylor, Katie Humphries, Lynn Humphries, Marcus Humphries, Donna Cannon and Jere Bird and Kelli Walker.
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