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Danville, Lynchburg Kmarts slated to close

Stores set to close in late January

Credit: Sears Holdings Corp. (Copyright by WSLS - All rights reserved)

ROANOKE, Va. – Multiple area Kmart stores will be closing next year, according to Sears Holdings, Kmart's parent company.

Kmart stores in Abingdon, Danville and Lynchburg are among the 45 Kmart and 18 Sears stores that will be closing in late January 2018.

These are the last Kmart stores in our region.

The stores will remain open through the holiday season with liquidation sales to begin as early as Nov. 9.

Eligible associates impacted by these store closures will receive severance and will have the opportunity to apply for open positions at area Kmart or Sears stores.