Cordele Fred’s Store among 159 locations to close nationwide

Published 3:07 pm Thursday, April 11, 2019

The Fred’s Discount Store located at 102 E. 14th Avenue in Cordele is one of the 159¬†Fred’s stores across the country that the company has announced will be permanently closed by the end of May, according to multiple media reports.

A clerk at the Cordele store confirmed that it will be closing down and a inventory clearance sale will begin on Friday.

At least 25 stores in Georgia will close as part of the company’s downsizing efforts. This is a developing story; more information will be released as it becomes available.