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July 18, 2011

The Ace Hardware store at Tri City Plaza in Largo, Fla., has closed its doors, according to an article in the St. Petersburg Times.

A hand-written sign in the store's front door explains to customers: "After 36 years, we are closing our doors. Thank you for being a part of our lives, and allowing us to be a part of yours."

July 12, 2011

Ace Hardware in Largo, Fla., a 36-year-old business, closed on June 29, according to an article in the St. Petersburg Times. 

Owner Bob Hoag, a former hospital administrator from Michigan, and his wife, Mary Jane Hoag, purchased the store from the original owners four years ago.

February 9, 2011

Lowe’s has canceled its plans to build a store in Land O’Lakes, Fla., according to a report by the St. Petersburg Times.