Press Release

Love’s Travel Stops Brings 70 Jobs, Truck Parking to South Carolina

OKLAHOMA CITY, October 11, 2018 - Love's Travel Stops (Love's) is now serving Customers in Yemassee, South Carolina, thanks to the anticipated opening of a new travel stop today. The store, located at 409 Yemassee Hwy off I-95 on exit 38, adds 70 new jobs to Beaufort and Hampton Counties and 68 truck parking spaces.

"We're elated to add another convenient Love's location to the great state of South Carolina," said Tom Love, founder and executive chairman of Love's. "Yemassee is the perfect setting for us to expand as it's considered the heart of the Lowcountry region, attracting travelers and professional drivers from across the country."

The more than 11,000-square-foot facility is open 24/7 and has a Hardee's for Customers to enjoy. The location also offers brand-name snacks, gourmet coffee, Fresh to Go options, fountain drinks, electronics and more. Professional drivers can take advantage of ample truck parking, laundry facilities, seven showers and a Love's Truck Tire Care center.

"Yemassee welcomes Love's Travel Stops to our beautiful Lowcountry town," said Colin Moore, Mayor of Yemassee. "It will not only provide an economic boost for our community and jobs for our residents, but a five-star truck stop with easy access off I-95 at Exit 38 in the Town of Yemassee."

In honor of the grand opening, Love's will host a ribbon cutting ceremony at 10:00 a.m. on Oct. 24. During the ceremony, Love's will make a $2,000 donation to Camp Wildwood.

About Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores

Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores (Love's) is the nation's industry-leading travel stop network with more than 470 locations in 41 states. Founded in 1964 and headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, the company remains family-owned and operated and employs more than 22,000 people. Love's provides professional truck drivers and motorists with 24-hour access to clean and safe places to purchase gasoline, diesel fuel, fresh coffee, restaurant offerings, and more. Love's has more than 250 on-site Truck Tire Care centers and 53 Speedco locations, which is the largest oil change and preventative maintenance nationwide network on the road today. Love's is committed to providing customers with "Clean Places, Friendly Faces" at every stop. To learn more, visit loves.com.