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Heflin Announces Plans for New Love’s Travel Stop

Photo courtesy of Love’s Travel Stops

Mayor Rudy Rooks, the City of Heflin Council, Senator Randy Price and the Industrial Development Board is excited to announce Loves Travel Center has entered into a land agreement contract on approximately 20 acres located on the west bound exit 205 exit ramp on I-20. 

Over the next few months the City of Heflin will be working to finalize a development agreement that will assist the Franchise to build a service center with at least one fast food franchise as well as its franchised tire service business. 

“I am excited that Love’s Travel Stop has decided to open a station in Heflin. This will bring economic development to Heflin and also encourage even more economic growth. As your Senator I will continue to work with local leaders to bring jobs and recruit businesses to our district. I have enjoyed working closely with the leadership at Love’s and telling them why Heflin is a perfect location to call home,” said Senator Randy Price.

Mayor Rudy Rooks stated, “A Loves Travel Stop will be a huge boost to our local economy. Increased interstate traffic at the 205 exit will help increase sales tax for the whole City. I want to thank Senator Price and the City’s Economic and Industrial Board for working with me and the Council over the past several months to ensure this project became a reality.”

The Loves development will be an approximate $12 million investment and is expected to create over thirty jobs for the community.

Click here to visit Love’s Travel Stops’ website.

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Director for the Department of Economic Development - City of Heflin, Alabama