Ollie's grand opening features country singer Jake Owen

(Source: WTVM)
(Source: WTVM)

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Ollie's bargain outlet has officially opened its new location on Milgen Rd. in Manchester Square.

Hundreds of people were lined up early this morning to be the first to get their hands on the deals.The growing chain is known for unbeatable closeouts and quote "good cheap stuff."

Country music fans also lined up outside this morning for the chance to meet country singer Jake Owen who assisted with the grand opening.

Owen says Ollie's is "America's store" and he's happy to connect with his fans.

"This kind of store is great for anybody looking for a good deal and quality products at a good price. We have places like this in my hometown and I always look forward to new stores opening in a small town and that's why I was looking forward to coming here today to say hey to everybody. My brother and sister grew up in Columbus," Owen said.

The Columbus location is the chain's 177th store.

Ollie's is bringing about 60 jobs to the community.

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