Lowe’s announces it’s coming to Salem
Months after just about everybody in Salem knew, Lowe’s home improvement store officials finally announced the store is under construction and expected to be open within the first quarter of 2010.
The announcement was issued mid-day Oct. 28 by the Lowe’s home office in Mooresville, N.C. The store at the intersection of West Main Street and Fourth will have more 117,000-square feet of retail space, plus a 31,600-square-foot garden center. Up to 175 new jobs could result, according to the company.