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Second Street auto dealership Patriot Buick GMC to close

Second Street auto dealership Patriot Buick GMC to close

Local auto dealership Patriot Buick GMC is preparing to shutter after 45 years serving local car buyers and owners.

In a photo posted to its Facebook page last week, the dealership announced it would close June 28. In a phone interview Monday, Patriot Buick GMC President David Hines confirmed that the dealership would close, but said he worked with General Motors to push the final day back to July 15 to facilitate the wind-down process.

Although they’ll stop servicing cars June 28, Hines said a reduced number of employees will continue to operate the dealership until July 15 to handle emergency situations along with any final car sales. The reduced staffing...

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