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Fred's, 2702 Emmanuel Church Road: June 2013   4 comments

Posted at 12:20 am in Uncategorized

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To the best of my knowledge, I had never been to this part of town in the fifty plus years that I've had the opportunity. It's always interesting to see someplace new. However, this plaza, Platt Springs Center, at the corner of Platt Springs & Emmanuel Church Roads does not seem to be doing especially well.

As reported by commenter Andrew way back when, this Fred's closed in June of 2013, so that makes a full year without anything taking its place. here is a marketing PDF with a good picture of the place with Fred's in operation.

Just looking at the building, I feel sure this was a grocery store before it was a Fred's, but I'm not sure what its flagging would have been or when it closed.

(Hat tip to commenter Andrew)

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  1. It was originally a piggly wiggly, back in the 90s. The pig closed when I was pretty young..before 2000 I guess. I don't recall if anything was there in between.

    Jason

    5 Jun 14 at 7:18 am

  2. I only shopped at Fred's one time. It was when they had a store in the Cedar Terrace Shopping Center.
    I found it to be nothing more than an overpriced Big Lots.
    Big Lots had a lot of the same stuff for a better price.
    Then over the years I would check out their weekly add in the newspaper and saw many items that I knew I could purchase cheaper elsewhere. So I never went back.

    Rick

    5 Jun 14 at 2:19 pm

  3. I shopped at the one on St. Andrews Rd. twice during the going out of business 'sale', never before. It was a trashy store and like Rick said, overpriced, even during the GOOB sale.

    Homer

    6 Jun 14 at 12:35 am

  4. Coming soon to this site: Treasure Island Flea Market

    billing itself as indoors & in the cool!

    Andrew

    21 Aug 18 at 10:59 pm

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