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Report: 5 South GA Walmart stores to close

(Source: Walmart) (Source: Walmart)
ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

Walmart confirmed Thursday that five South Georgia Walmart stores would close following a report that the company would shutter 154 U.S. locations.

It is part of a global downsizing that will shutter 269 stores around the world out of Walmart's nearly 11,600 stores.

In South Georgia, Walmart said it would close Walmart Express locations in Ashburn, Pelham, Donalsonville, Pearson, and Lakeland.

According to a release, Walmart said the stores would be closed to the public by January 28, 2016.

Walmart said it would also be closing stores in Ellaville, and Alma.

Georgia Walmart stores closing:

  • #4228: 560 S. Broad St., Ellaville, GA
  • #4229: 1041 S US Hwy 1, Alma, GA
  • #4234: 155 West Washington Ave., Ashburn, GA
  • #4251: 398 Barrow Ave SW, Pelham, GA
  • #4254: 907 Marianna Hwy, Donalsonville, GA
  • #4261: 290 Albany Ave. West, Pearson, GA
  • #4263: 142 S. Valdosta Road, Lakeland, GA

The announcement comes just one year after the opening of the Walmart store in Pelham, which opened in January 2015. The Ashburn store slated to close had only opened its doors in June 2014.

Full list of Walmart stores closing:

Alabama: Headland, Ashfor, Slocomb, Abbeville, East Gurley, Snead, Grant, New Hope, Fairfield

Alaska: Juneau

Arkansas: Mansfield, Maumelle, Mulberry, Charleston, Coal Hill, Van Buren, Damascus, Decatur, Gentry, Gravette, Prairie Grove

California: Altadena, Bell Gardens, San Bernardino, Hawaiian Gardens San Jose, Long Beach, Oakland, two Los Angeles locations

Colorado: Denver, Littleton

Connecticut: West Hartford

Florida: Interlachen, Trenton, Cross City

Georgia: Ellaville, Alma, Ashburn, Pelham, Donalsonville, Pearson, Lakeland

Illinois: Two Chicago locations

Kansas: Clearwater, Burlington, Columbus, Ellsworth, Rose Hill, Hillsboro, three Wichita locations

Louisiana: Mamou Colfax, Lake Arthur, Iowa, Clinton, Kentwood, Zwolle, Independence

Maryland: Baltimore

Massachusetts: Fall River (Sam's Club), Seekonk (Sam's Club)

Michigan: Hartland, Waterford (Sam's Club)

Missouri: Anderson, Noel, Seligman, Clever

Mississippi: Belmont, Mantachie, Sardis, Walnut, Derma, Nettleton

Nevada: Las Vegas

North Carolina: Durham, Nettleton, Coats, Four Oaks, Broadway, Red Springs, Stedman, Oriental, Benson, Carthage, Pikeville, Liberty, Richfield, Yanceyville, Snow Hill, Ayden, Midway

Ohio: Bedford

Oklahoma: Okemah, Luther, Prague, Stroud

Oregon: Portland, Lake Oswego

Puerto Rico: Carolina, Coamo, Rio Grande, Salinas, Toa Alta, Utuado, Villalba

Rhode Island: Warwick (Sam's Club)

South Carolina: Winnsboro

Tennessee: Nashville

Texas: Italy, Kemp, Edgewood, Whitewright, Anson, Merkel, Haskell, Winters, Godley,  Grandview, Leonard, Palmer,  Frankston, Diana, Waskom,  Hughes Springs, Lone Star,  Naples, Dekalb, Maud,  Southlake, Bryan,  Frisco,  Dallas (Greenville)

Wisconsin: Menomonee Falls, Milwaukee, Waukesha, Wauwatosa

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