Walmart Issue Draws Mixed Reactions from Seminole Heights Residents
The store would be at the 1700 block of East Hillsborough, according to the Old Seminole Heights Neighborhood Association.
With the news of another big box retailer coming to Seminole Heights, residents have chimed in with a flurry of comments about the issue.
The Walmart heading to Seminole Heights would be in the 1700 block of East Hillsborough. Meanwhile, Family Dollar is set to open this spring on Florida Avenue.
Here's a sampling of reactions from readers via Facebook and Twitter:
From the Seminole Heights Patch Twitter feed (@semheightspatch):
"This stinks. I don't shop there but what affordable choices do we really have around here? I get why people shop there." - @LuisellaMazzone
From the Seminole Heights Facebook fan page:
"It will definitly hurt small business. I dont see any way to stop it unless you get the majority to protest like they did in NYC." - Rochelle Theriault
"It's definitely better than the empty lot ... I hope it's a super Walmart." - Johnny Lopera
"Just say no to big chain stores in Seminole Heights!" - Kate Martin
What do you think? Are you for or against the store coming to town? Weigh in below in our comments section.