Laurens Walmart celebrates 30 years of business

Laurens Walmart celebrates its 30th birthday.

The Walmart in Laurens celebrated 30 years of business on Friday.

The store still has three associates that have been there since the original opening in 1988.

Walmart associate Cathy Osbourne has been with the store since the beginning. Osbourne said she remembers the celebration when the store first opened.

"I think the whole town was there. We had Miss Laurens County, the Mayor, and Walmart officials there. It was a big deal!"

At the store's celebration on Friday, Osbourne reflected on her 30 years with the store.

“There are a lot of memories here. We have had a lot of fun and I have made a lot of friends."

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