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Lowerdeck, June 27, 2007
Posted June 27, 2007
Posted June 28, 2007
I am really kind of mixed over this - I miss the old Spag's. I agree that the kids really didn't so the place justice, and while I had hopes for Building 19, I don't think they ever really caught the idea that it wasn't just because the stuff was cheap that people went there. While many of the old stores have gone, and I don't think they could have competed with Wal Mart and Target, I do think Spag's could have survived. In any case, I think so much had been destroyed with Spag's as it stands now, that it is not worth saving. I would rather see it gone and remembered than desecrated like the new store does.
So, they are going to demolish the school house, too? That I could see saving.
Posted June 29, 2007
Out of all them, the Schoolhouse would seem most reusable for some local or regional store to get in there, if they don't require a whole lot of room. Furniture sales perhaps, or mattresses/bedding.
But apparently, they all are going by the wayside.
I might be only 22 years old, but even I knew something was different about Spags in my younger days. Before the Oxford Wal-Mart, then the Home Depot in Auburn, was built ... trips up to Spags were frequent occassions, at least once every month if not more often.
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