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Second Chance Thrift Shop in Brooks now open three days

The Second Chance Thrift Shop in Brooks is now open on Thursdays, as well as Fridays and Saturdays, from 10 a.m. -5 p.m.

Located in a 100-year-old house (151 McIntosh Road, Brooks,) the shop is just 10 minutes east of Starr’s Mill High School.

The shop’s huge, annual Clearance Sale is coming up on Nov. 16 and 17 from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. The Clearance Sale will be held at Brooks United Methodist Church, 119 Morgan Mill Rd., Brooks. Nearly 100percent of the proceeds go to local and international missions. Call Brooks United Methodist Church for more information, 770-719-7593.


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