Love’s Travel Stops Opens In Newton, North Carolina

Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores

(OKLAHOMA CITY, August 24, 2017) – Love’s Travel Stops adds a new location to its network of stores in North Carolina with the opening of a travel stop in Newton today at 1760 Southfork Drive (U.S. Highway 321, Exit 37). The new travel stop adds approximately 60 jobs to Catawba County.

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“We’re glad to join the growing community of Newton,” said Tom Love, founder and executive chairman of Love’s. “Newton and Hickory are strong communities that will sustain us with regular business and quality employees. U.S. Highway 321 is a major highway that allows us to serve people driving to and from Charlotte. We look forward to providing the ‘Clean Places, Friendly Faces’ Love’s is known for to a new area of North Carolina.”

The 24/7 facility offers gourmet coffee, fresh fruits, name-brand snacks and a Hardee’s restaurant. Professional drivers can take advantage of the 104 truck parking spaces, diesel-fuel pumps, showers, laundry facilities and Love’s Truck Tire Care center. The opening of the Newton store marks Love’s fifth travel stop in North Carolina. Nationwide, Love’s has more than 430 stores in 41 states.

In celebration of the new store, Love’s will hold a ribbon cutting in conjunction with the Catawba County Chamber of Commerce at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 29. During the ceremony, Love’s will present a $2,000 donation to the Foothills Folk Art Festival taking place Saturday, Oct. 2 in Newton.

About Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores

Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores is headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Founded in 1964, Love’s has more than 430 locations in 41 states. Love’s provides professional truck drivers and motorists with 24-hour access to clean and safe places to purchase gasoline, diesel fuel, travel items, electronics, snacks and more, as well as a selection of restaurant offerings. On-site Love’s Truck Tire Care centers offer roadside assistance, tire care and light mechanical services for professional truck drivers. Showers, CAT scales and other services for professional truck drivers are also available. Love’s, which remains family-owned and operated, employs more than 17,000 people. To learn more, visit