Photo 119-QWK-22

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Variety Pic-Up.

HWY 70 & White oak RD. where best buy is now located @ white oak shopping Center

Yes, this is the old Variety Pic-Up at the intersection of Highway 70 and White Oak Road (where the Best Buy is now). But, actually, the intersection was moved about a couple hundred feet or so in 2002. This store was demolished around 2001 or so. I remember it when I moved to the White Oak area in Garner in June of 1986. This was a cool little store and there was a taxidermy shop near it. I remember one time I was going to write a check for some gas around 1990 or so when I was in high school and the person was angry that I did that. I had my neighbor with me and they said it was okay. I haven't forgotten that (even in 2021)! There was another time when my best friend and I walked from my home all the way to this store in January of 1988 when there was an ice storm. We had picked up some groceries to eat. We were teenagers then. Fun times!

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