ATHENS, Ga. - The Kmart store in Athens along Barnett Shoals Road closed for the final time Sunday.
The store was among a list of 120 stores nationally that Kmart's parent, Sears Holdings, said late last year they would be shuttering nationwide. Locations in Douglasville, Jonesboro and on Cleveland Avenue in Atlanta have already closed.
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Employees in the store were offered the opportunity to apply for positions at other Kmart stores.
Kmart stores in Marietta, Covington, Canton, Mableton, Snellville, Hiram, Peachtree City, Cartersville, Carrollton and Rome remain open.