New Gun Store Opening in Grand Blanc to Mixed Feelings
The community page has been a buzz for months now, and it looks like the rumors are true. It looks like a new gun shop is set to open its doors in Grand Blanc.
According to their Facebook page, Dorchester Gun Station, LLC is opening a new location in Grand Blanc this spring. The event post states they will "Officially open to the public on Sunday, May 1st, 2022, and Grand Blanc's FIRST ever gun store!" The post goes on to say,
"We aim HIGH in exceeding your expectations for how a gun retailer should treat their customers. Opening soon in Grand Blanc and serving all of Michigan and beyond!"
As of now, the website and Facebook page do not give an actual address, just that one will be provided soon. They do indicate that they have received approval from the City of Grand Blanc and that their lease has been secured at their new location. Numerous residents have been voicing their opinions on the new business, and a few have suggested the location will be on S. Saginaw Street across, or just down, from the Grand Mall.
Many residents have shared their thoughts on the local Grand Blanc Community pages on social media since the news was confirmed. Community members seem split on their thoughts regarding welcoming a gun shop to town.
Many are embracing a new business willing to invest in the community and welcome the increased traffic the store will bring, Others have concerns regarding the possible location of the new gun store, with it being less than a mile from Grand Blanc High School.
"It still boggles my mind weed shops, which can be used for medical reasons, strip clubs and liquor stores can't be within a range of school, but this can", one resident wrote in a Grand Blanc group.
The new store is scheduled to be open 7 days a week and provides a variety of services from new/used gun sales, accessories, and ammunition, cerakoting, consignments, custom builds, disposal of unsafe or unwanted guns. They will also offer fingerprinting and passport photos, gun trusts, gunsmithing to include installation of sights and accessories or other parts.
For more information, you can visit their website here.
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