At a recent town hall meeting, the Country Pride Cooperative Board of Directors cited decline in sales as the reason it decided to close Mt. Lake’s CStore. “Sales from 2008 to 2018 declined $851,586,” said General Manager Kevin Jackson. “Last year alone there was a loss of $43,816. The only year the C-Store has shown a profit over the last 10 years was in 2010 and that was $29,538. “Just to clarify, contrary to rumor we are not closing the auto shop or hardware store.
For more on this story, see the March 13, 2019 Observer/Advocate and Observer/Advocate e-Edition.