Virgil Shipley/News The local Big Lots at 911 Coshocton Ave. will soon close its doors due to the property owner not renewing the store’s lease. Buy Now

 

MOUNT VERNON — On Jan. 14, the News learned that the local Big Lots at 911 Coshocton Ave. would be closing its doors soon, and since then prices have been slashed, employees have struggled to find new jobs and a cloud of anxiety has hovered over the store.

“We still have not been told when we are closing,” said Assistant Manager Dixie Frye. “I don’t figure it’s going to be much longer. We’ve got hardly anything left in the store.”

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