Sadly it looks like it might have been a belated attempt to save the store by having new blood take it over as it has announced its closing.
But nearly four years later, Swafford says he’s closing up the shop due to the struggling economy, the growing number of chain stores and lack of business.You hear statistics on how many small businesses close down in the first few years, but add into that an economy that has every one fearing the wolves at the door, and you get this.
The store’s last day will be Friday.
“It has been a losing situation the whole time. It’s been a downhill ride,” he said. “I haven’t had a paycheck since I left the sheriff’s department.”