Why Do Tuscaloosa, Alabama Stores Close So Early?
Maybe this is something that I'm not accustomed to because I'm not from Alabama. But it seems that everywhere in West Alabama closes early for some reason.
So earlier this week, my wife and I really wanted to go to this one particular store, we made sure we checked everything off of our checklist that we had to do before we enjoyed a nice day out shopping. About an hour before we left the house, I decided to check to make sure the store was still open. I was sure they closed close to 8 or 9p.
Never did I think that the store would actually be closed or be closing soon, but I wanted to check for good measure. Sure enough, I googled the store and they closed at 5:30. WHAT?! I was angrier than Nick Saban coaching LSU.
Why does this store close so early? And the thing is, this is not the third or fifth time I've found at a store in Tuscaloosa that closes so early. Maybe it's the pandemic, and people are just short on staff. But I really think this has been happening for at least the last three years, Am I expecting too much? All I want is for the store to stay open at least till seven o'clock. This was at least two hours before 7pm.
Back home in Florida, I know that the same store would have still been open until at least 8:30, but for some reason, in Tuscaloosa, the store closed at 5:30pm.
So I need to hear from all my native Alabamians. Is this something that I need to get used to? I hope not, but let me know inside our free app chat feature
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