by Carol Harris, Branson area, and Mary Engler-Guccione, Joplin area
Local customers have another store to choose from when they need tires.
Hunter's Discount Tire and Wheel has opened a new store at 402 E. Seventh St. in Joplin.
The store, which sells brand-name tires such as Cooper and Kelly, will specialize in wheel alignment and repair, as well as offering state car inspections and lube and oil changes.
The Gochu LLC opened at Nixa food hall 14 Mill Market; HOA Management Specialists changed hands; and Chick-fil-A launched on the north side of Springfield.