HURST, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Sears is closing 26 more stores, including one in North Texas.
The Sears store at North East Mall in Hurst is on the list.READ MORE: Oh Poop! Suspects Wanted For Arson In Southlake After Blowing Up Porta Potty With Fireworks
Liquidation sales are set to begin Thursday, August 15 with the store expected to close in October.READ MORE: Arlington Police Associations To Present 'No Confidence' Petitions To City Council Regarding Chief Al Jones
The Auto Center is expected to close by the end of August.
Hurst Mayor Henry Wilson said in a statement, “The City of Hurst has a great relationship with Simon Property Group. Simon Property Group has handled the closing of Sears stores in other parts of the country. The City of Hurst has known of the potential of Sears closing and have been planning for this day. We are excited for the opportunities that might be coming to North East Mall in the Sears space.”MORE NEWS: Fort Worth Leaders Ring In Salvation Army's North Texas Red Kettle Campaign