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Eastside Walmart Not Moving

ATHENS - The Walmart on Lexington Road isn't going away, even if a new store opens in downtown Athens. That's the message from Bill Wertz, a spokesman for the major retailer.

Supporters say Walmarts create jobs and produce tax revenue. Critics say they hurt local economies.

For more on this story, go to Online Athens.