An old H-E-B store in downtown Killeen is closing after 60 years.

As reported by our partners at News 10, the 809 North Gray Street location was built in 1958 and is one of the smallest and oldest stores in the company. The company says that “changing market conditions” and a need for store renovations led to the decision.

Store employees need not worry - they will be offered jobs at other locations.

But what does this mean for nearby residents who frequent this particular HEB? Apparently, the company is arranging "to make free transit possible to the nearby HEB after the store closure", and will purchase and distribute 1,000 bus passes and collapsible carts.

O...kay.

The company is also planning to team with the Central Texas Food Bank to host a mobile food pantry distribution in the parking lot of the store, as well as provide assistance to local non-profits.

Get that shopping list finished, because the store’s last day is October 20th. After that, who knows?

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