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Parker's opens second location in Metter

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It is official. The second Parker’s Convenience Store opened in Metter on Monday morning just before noon. The entire conversion process took less than a month, although there is still some work to be done inside the store, according to Greg Parker, owner of the convenience store chain. 

With the addition of the store located at the I-16 exit in front of JoMax (the old Peaches store), Parker’s now has 37 stores, with ten more expected to be added this year. The store was opened with a seasoned staff of Parker’s crew, Parker said. 

The decision to locate a Parker’s at the interstate came as the result of numerous requests, Parker said. 

“So many were asking us to open a store on I-16 and when this facility came open, we said, ‘Let’s do it,’” he said. “We are bringing competition to the Metter exit, which is sorely needed, and we are doing that through competitive pricing, clean restrooms and quality customer service.”

Parker’s, consistently ranked as one of the fastest growing companies in America, employs 500 and averages 80,000 transactions per day. 

Updated: 1:58 pm | See more

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