Sears Closing in Lynchburg, 84 Employees Affected

Lynchburg, VA - A store spokesperson has confirmed that the Sears store at River Ridge Mall will close in January 2013.

Liberty University bought the store and has plans to redevelop the site.

Liberty Chancellor Jerry Falwell Jr. says that there are two possible plans for the former Sears: The first option involves turning the property into a city civic center. The other would designate the building to house Liberty's Online Call Centers.