Joplin Home Depot Set to Reopen
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) - The Home Depot store in Joplin where seven people died during a tornado is set to reopen.
A ceremony is scheduled for Wednesday evening, with the official opening Thursday morning.
The store will reopen at the same site where it stood when it was destroyed by the May 22 tornado. Home Depot had been operating at a temporary tent store in the parking lot since June.
Store manager Steve Cope says he's excited to be back in the store, and he believes it will help the morale of employees and the city.