One of downtown Lexington’s longest operating stores closed its doors temporarily on Wednesday, March 18 because of the concerns over the spread of the coronavirus.

In response to the current COVID-19 situation, Lanier Ace Hardware has made the decision to temporarily close its store at 218 S. Main St. in Lexington as of 2 p.m. Wednesday, according to a press release from the company. The store expects to remain closed until further notice, unless otherwise instructed by government or public health officials.

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