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Love’s Travel Stops Opens Early in Virginia to Provide Fuel, Supplies Ahead of Hurricane

Love’s Travel Stops (Love’s) will open a new travel stop Wednesday morning in Bastian, Virginia, to help the community and Customers in the path of Hurricane Florence. Store teams have been working around the clock to make sure the store, located at 6168 N Scenic Highway (Interstate 77, Exit 58), will open earlier than scheduled to provide fuel, food, and supplies to that area.

“We opened our location early so we can take care of Customers preparing for Hurricane Florence,” said Tom Love, executive chairman and founder of Love’s. “Our new travel stop in Bastian will provide a fuel option for those evacuating or braving the storm. We look forward to serving the people of Bastian and travelers by being a community partner in times of need and always along Interstate 77.”

The more than 10,000-square-foot facility is open 24/7 and is the 11th Love’s location in Virginia. The store has an Arby’s restaurant, gourmet coffee, Fresh to Go options, electronics and more. The location will bring 65 new jobs to Bland County. Professional drivers can also take advantage of 51 truck parking spots, seven showers and laundry facilities.

Love’s is monitoring the latest developments as Hurricane Florence marches toward the South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia coasts. Updates about our locations during the storm on Facebook, Twitter, and

CMN Hospitals is proud to partner with companies like Love’s, that go above and beyond to be a caring neighbor. We appreciate their continued dedication to children’s hospitals and the communities they serve.