Another discount retailer is closing an additional 104 underperforming stores.

Fred’s decision to close the stores follows a continued evaluation of the Company's store portfolio, including historical and recent store performance and the timing of lease expirations, among other factors. Liquidation sales begin Thursday that the 104 stores designated for closure.

This closing affects 3 stores within or near the Channel 3 viewing area, they are: 

  • 733 Lawrence Street, Etowah, TN
  • 522 S. Main Street, Sweetwater, TN
  • 3233 Martha Berry Hwy NW, Rome, Georgia