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J.C. Penney in Gautier announces closing

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J.C. Penney announced Friday it will close its location in Singing River Mall in Gautier on March 21, 2014. Singing River Mall itself will undergo a tentative date for demolition on January 6.

The mall is getting a $90 million makeover. Gautier Mayor Gordon Gollott says Morrison USA is heading the redevelopment project. The company has selected a contractor and is finalizing the details before demolition.

The new plans call for an open air mall with Wal-Mart and a town center connected. The anchor store that remains is Belk at the mall.

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