Power outage closes Walmart on U.S. 98

The store’s reopening will be announced via social media.
The store’s reopening will be announced via social media.(Associated Press)
Published: Aug. 17, 2022 at 12:54 PM CDT|Updated: Aug. 17, 2022 at 12:55 PM CDT
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HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WDAM) - The Walmart Supercenter on U.S. Highway 98 has been temporarily closed.

According to a Walmart spokesperson, the closure was due to a power outage.

Officials expect the store to reopen later Wednesday afternoon.

The reopening will be announced via social media.

Associates are still asked to report to work as scheduled.

This story will be updated when more information is provided.

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