Very slow moving showers and thunderstorms will move into our area overnight and Sunday. The potential for flooding will be heightened in southern and eastern Kentucky.
Company officials say they are not renewing their lease with the landlord at the property where K Mart is located in Danville. There are similar situations at 4 other sites in Michigan, Indiana, and Washington.
More than 60 people are losing their jobs as a result.
Employees will not be laid of all at once, as company officials say it will be gradual over the next 5 months.
The economy could be one factor in why the store is closing, but company officials say there are numerous reasons why a lease is not renewed.
It’s the second major store to close in Danville’s Ridgefield center on the U.S. 127/150 by-pass. Goody’s closed their store right next to K Mart.