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Love’s Travel Stop is open for business

Love’s Travel Stops announced Thursday its new location at the Flowers exit on Interstate 20 in Warren County is now open.

While the official grand opening and ribbon-cutting, in conjunction with the Vicksburg-Warren County Chamber of Commerce is set for Monday at 10 a.m., employees have already started helping customers.

In addition to the Warren County location opening, company officials also announced openings in Virginia and Oklahoma.

“Today is a big day as we open locations in Virginia, Oklahoma and Mississippi,” said Tom Love, founder and executive chairman of Love’s. “These new locations allow us to serve professional and four-wheel drivers and get them back on the road quickly. We’re excited to continue adding convenient locations to communities across the country.”

In honor of the grand opening, Love’s will donate $2,000 to nearby Bovina Elementary School.

The Flowers location — which is located within the Ceres Industrial Park — is more than 9,000 square feet and features an Arby’s, 94 truck parking spaces, 70 car parking spaces, eight diesel bays, eight showers, laundry facilities, a dog park and more.

The company also said the facility will employ 72 people.

About Tim Reeves

Tim Reeves, and his wife Stephanie, are the parents of three children, Sarah Cameron, Clayton and Fin, who all attend school in the Vicksburg Warren School District. The family are members of First Baptist Church Vicksburg. Tim is involved in a number of civic and volunteer organizations including the United Way of West Central Mississippi and serves on the City of Vicksburg's Riverfront Redevelopment Committee.

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