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Holiday Road Trip Tips

Holiday Road Trip Tips When jaunting out for this year’s holiday road trip, there are a few things you may want to consider.

Check Your Vehicle
Everyone should be getting regular maintenance on their vehicle, however, when traveling in variable weather perhaps in other areas of the country, you must prepare for the unexpected. Carrying things like an ice scraper, a spare tire, jumper cables and a flashlight can be crucial to have when on a road trip. Even extra gas, food and water are good ideas if your road trip travels are taking you through remote areas.

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Holiday Road Trips

Holiday Road Trip Holiday road trips are fun especially when you are going to visit relatives for the holidays. However, before your road trip, be sure to adhere to these car care tips a few of which like filling your tires, cleaning your windshield can quickly be addressed at our store. You will also want to make sure your tank is topped off, and you have adequately stocked your cooler with snack, drinks and other road trip necessities.

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Vaping an alternative to cigarette smoking

Vaping an alternative to cigarette smoking Smoking continues to be a major concern, affecting the health of a substantial proportion of the population. Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicates almost 18 out of every 100 adults aged 18 or older in the United States currently smoke cigarettes. That equates to an estimated 42.1 million people.

Smoking is the leading cause of preventable disease in the United States, annually contributing to roughly 500,000 deaths. Although smoking rates have been on the decline, public health officials believe there is still more to be done, including educating youth about the dangers of smoking.

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All About Convenience

All About Convenience You see them in every checkout line, even on the countertop perhaps — tempting merchandise. A display rack of gum, select candy or mints, a mini cooler stocked with refreshing drinks … all of these items can entice a customer to make an impulse buy or remind them of something they want.

And during peak driving season, strategic displays are the perfect opportunity for customers to choose Creek Convenience Store Atmore (CCSA).

Point-of-sale items are nothing new. Most consumers know them when they see them. But setting up specific arrangements to attract customers to buy goes beyond making an extra sale. It’s all about providing convenience.

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It's okay to 'wine' a bit

Okay to wine Sometimes, after a long day at work, you just want to unwind with a glass of wine and watch the sun set. Everyone has their own preference of wine tastes, but many don't know the origins behind the brand they drink or about the grapes that make up the wine.

Perdido Vineyards is a locally made Muscadine wine from Baldwin County that can be bought at Creek Convenience Store Atmore and Creek Travel Plaza. It is touted as Alabama's first farm winery. Owner Jim Eddins has been in business making wine since 1979.

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CCSA Fuel Grades

Fuel Grades Click image at right to see full-size version and learn more!

CCSA appreciation event a success

CCSA appreciation event a success Without customers, a business cannot exist. And in a tight-knit community such as Atmore, customers become almost like family.

With the holidays approaching, it was the perfect time for a party, so Creek Convenience Store Atmore (CCSA) threw a customer appreciation bash to honor its loyal patrons.

On a bright, brisk Friday, Nov. 13, 2015, about 200 customers showed up for the festivities at CCSA to enjoy free chili cheese hot dogs and drinks, win prizes and an opportunity to see the NASCAR No. 22 Shell race car driven by NASCAR driver Joey Logano.

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A Day in the Life of... Tribal Member Susie McCann

Land Rec The convenience store industry is a hotbed for growth right now in America. They are the most utilized retailer for people who are on the go, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

But it's the behind-the-scenes work that makes an average convenience store become a great store — one that customers want to visit time and time again.

“Believe it or not, there is a lot of paperwork involved in running a convenience store and gas station,” Creek Convenience Store Atmore General Manager Susie McCann said. “I begin every day with paperwork and end most days with it as well.”

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