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BLUEFIELD Va. (WVVA) - Town officials have confirmed that a new retail chain has plans to open shop in Bluefield, Va.

Town Manager Mike Watson tells WVVA News that Ollie's Bargain Outlet plans to open a location at the former Big Lots store in College Plaza -- near Lowe's.

Store officials say they hope to be open at the new location in March 2013.

Ollie's currently has a location on New River Drive in Beckley.

According to the company's website, Ollie's Bargain Outlet is one of America's largest retailers of closeouts, excess inventory, and salvage merchandise.

There are currently 130 Ollie's stores -- primarily in the eastern United States.

More information: www.olliesbargainoutlet.com

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