OKLAHOMA CITY — Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores has opened new locations in Illinois, Florida and Georgia.
A new location in Atkinson, Illinois, on Interstate 80 and State Street adds 60 jobs to Henry County and 137 truck and 74 car parking spots.
A new location at Lake Wells, Florida, on Highway 27 adds 70 jobs and 68 truck parking spaces to Polk County.
A new location in Commerce, Georgia, adds 70 jobs and 114 truck parking spaces to Jackson County.
“We’re excited to open our 20th store in Illinois and fourth this year,” said Tom Love, executive chairman and founder of Love’s. “Atkinson is a great location in a heavily traveled corridor and this store is packed with amenities to accommodate traffic.”
Love said his company was excited to expand our footprint in Florida and Georgia.
“We want to place Love’s in locations that are convenient for professional and four-wheel drivers and both of these central locations will ensure that customers have access to quality products and services as they travel throughout each state,” he said.
All locations are open 24/7.
The Atkinson location offers amenities including Chester’s Chicken, Godfather’s Pizza, Subway, eight diesel bays, seven showers, laundry facilities, CAT scale, on-site Speedco, Mobile to Go Zone, bean-to-cup gourmet coffee and brand-name snacks.
The Lake Wales location offers more than 8,000-square-feet of floor space, Chester’s Chicken, Godfather’s Pizza and Subway, 68 truck parking spaces, 71 car parking spaces, 71 car parking spaces, seven diesel bays, five showers, Love’s Truck Tire Care center, laundry facilities, bean to cup gourmet coffee, brand name snacks, Mobile to Go Zone with the latest electronics, CAT scale and dog park.
The Commerce location offers more than 13,000 square feet of floor space, Dunkin, Godfather’s Pizza and Subway, 114 truck parking spaces, 81 car parking spaces, seven RV parking spaces, nine diesel bays, eight showers, Speedco location on site, laundry facilities, Bean to cut gourmet coffee, brand name snacks , CAT scale and a dog park.
In honor of the grand opening, Love’s donated $2,000 to the Atkinson community which will be split between Foster Hope Inc. and Sol’s Legacy Ministries.
Love’s donated $2,000 to the Citrus Boys and Girls Club in Lake Wales and $2,000 to Commerce Middle School.
Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores is a travel stop network with more than 490 locations in 41 states. Founded in 1964 and headquartered in Oklahoma City, the company remains family-owned and operated and employs more than 25,000 people. Love’s provides professional truck drivers and motorists with 24-hour access to clean and safe places to purchase gasoline, diesel fuel, fresh coffee, restaurant offerings and more. Love’s has more than 350 truck service centers, which include on-site and stand-alone Speedco and Love’s Truck Tire Care locations. Love’s and Speedco combined is the largest oil change, preventive maintenance and total truck care nationwide network.
To learn more, visit loves.com.
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