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A&M Clothing in Sylacauga closing after 48 years in business


SYLACAUGA, Ala. – A&M Clothing, the popular work clothing retail store located on Norton Ave. in Sylacauga, is closing its doors after 48 years in business.

The clothing shop was opened in 1975 by Richard Blades who served Sylacauga residents for more than four decades until his passing in 2016.

While the official closing date is yet to be announced, A&M is Everything Must Go offers on all items in the store.

Ms. Blades, who took over after her husband’s death, is retiring.

Supporters of A&M Clothing are invited to attend her retirement party which will be held Saturday, Feb. 11, from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at the store.

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