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Mr. K’s to close

Mr. K’s Used Books, Music and More in Oak Ridge will be closing within the next few weeks after 20 years in business. The store is located at 374 South Illinois Avenue and its owners say that the move by Kroger to the new shopping center at the corner of Illinois and the Turnpike combined with their inability to find another affordable location to lease in the city led to the decision. When Kroger moved, only a couple of restaurants and K-Mart remained in the shopping center where Mr. K’s is located. The store will remain open so that people can come in to redeem their trade credit and gift cards. The owners operate four other locations in Tennessee, North Carolina and South Carolina, and those stores will remain open.

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

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  1. Oak Ridge will miss you since you are the only used book store in Anderson county. It is going to be a sad. sad day when you close.
    Cynthia Fay Sharp

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