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New Battery Shop Quietly Opens in Shamrock Plaza

The Batteries Plus shop has been open for about more than a month, a store employee said.

This isn't super-hard breaking news, but I know some residents on the western end of the North Druid Hills-Briarcliff area don't often get to Shamrock Plaza, so it's probably news to them: a new battery and light bulb shop recently opened.

Batteries Plus, part of a nationwide chain, opened more than a month ago in the shopping center, which had been struggling with several vacancies for the last few years. (Still no signs of replacing the old Blockbuster at the end of the center next to Lawrenceville Highway.)

Batteries Plus, which operates more than 530 stores in 46 states and Puerto Rico, offers you a go-to place for all your battery and light bulb needs. And not just AA batteries and stuff like that, but laptop batteries, motorcycle batteries, ATV batteries, exit sign batteries, etc.

One of these opened within the last two years farther north on Lawrenceville Highway, but it'll be interesting to see if the community supports such a specific shop.

Do you think Batteries Plus is a good addition to the shopping center? What else would you like to see? Tell us in the comments section below.

Laura Zipperer November 29, 2012 at 12:26 PM
Yes they are a great asset and the staff is friendly and helpful.
Sally November 29, 2012 at 02:29 PM
For years they were at Montreal and Lawrenceville Hwy. So, it's not new to the area. They simply moved down the road a bit. With everything dependent on batteries now days and some of them so limited in distribution, I think they will do fine there.
wle atlanta II November 29, 2012 at 02:45 PM
what happened to the location at lville hwy and montreal? wle
Todd G November 29, 2012 at 03:05 PM
Also, Metro PCS moved in next door where the recently relocated AT&T store was.

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