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Area truck stop offers hair-care salon services

Area truck stop offers hair-care salon services

January 17th, 2012 in News
Krys Cobs of COBS Hair Salon in the Petro Truck Stop Shopping Center in Kingdom City cuts the hair Monday of Ernest Bell of Toledo.

Krys Cobs of COBS Hair Salon in the...

Photo by Don Norfleet

A hair styling shop in a truck stop might sound unusual but Petro truck stops around the nation often have one inside their "stopping centers" that are part of the firm's 70 nationwide truck stop complexes.

Petro truck stops typically offer numerous services, including gasoline, oil changes, restaurant, a 5,000-item travel store, private showers, and a huge parking lot for more than 200 trucks.

The Petro Stopping Center in Kingdom City has all of these services plus a theater, television viewing room, a pet area and a hair salon.