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December 13, 2012

When I picked up my local newspaper the other day, a headline read “Collierville’s McGinnis Hardware to close its doors after 146 years.” Clearly this isn’t the first independent store to go out of business, but it brought on feelings of nostalgia. Started in 1866 and in the same location on the picturesque Town Square since 1879, McGinnis Hardware was a fixture in the community. It stood through the Spanish-American War, World Wars I and II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, Desert Storm and the Iraq War.

December 28, 2010

Lowe's opened a 94,000 square foot store at the Covina (Calif.) Town Square, according to the sgvtribune.com.

The company broke ground on the location about six months ago. The store, which will celebrate an official board cutting at its grand opening Thursday, replaces a Home Depot store that moved down the street.