Sawyer’s customers have likely noticed some changes to the storefront — the True Value signs have all been taken down and Ace Hardware trucks can be seen pulling up out back.

In addition, there is a Hallmark Gold Crown store inside.

Last fall, Jared Sawyer struck a deal with Ace Hardware to convert the store from True Value.

“I have received a lot of questions, either asking why we were going out of business or why we sold the business to Ace,” Sawyer said, “neither are happening.”

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