New bargain store opens in Albertville, brings in Hall of Fame pitcher to sign autographs on first day

Northeast Alabama
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ALBERTVILLE, Ala. - People have another choice for bargain shopping in Albertville.  Wednesday, Ollie's Bargain Outlet opened at the Crossroads Annex on U.S. Highway 431, across from the Crossroads Mall.

Ollie's is a chain, and this is the 11th store in Alabama.  Hall of Fame pitcher Phil Niekro is signing autographs for fans from 10 to 11:30 a.m.  Niekro was an All-Star pitcher with Atlanta Braves, and also played for the New York Yankees, Cleveland Indians and Toronto Blue Jays during his career.

A spokesperson for Ollie's says this new store creates 60 jobs for the community.

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