Carrigan Farms is a huge greenhouse that carries every type of tree and flower imaginable. During the holidays that have fabulous poinsettias and fir trees. The more you buy, the lower the price, and since the prices are already fair, this is a great deal. The owners are very friendly and knowledgeable so this is helpful if you're not really sure what type of greenery to place outside or which plant to choose for low lighting indoors.
PROS: professional and helpful
I took my wife to Lil Angels and my wife really loved their selections. She said the prices were really great and we went back several times before she had the baby and one time since he's been born. Great people there, too!
PROS: friendly, good prices
Fort Dobbs Hardware is more than a hardware store. They also carry stuff for lawns and gardens and items for the home. The store has slightly higher prices than some larger stores in town. They have a real laid-back atmosphere and are very helpful. The store is not that impressive to look at but is worth a visit. It's an old-timey store with plenty to offer.
PROS: large parking lot, not crowded
Poteat's are motor rebuilding specialists. They will let you know if your motor can be rebuilt or not, then they will do the job within a decent time frame. Prices are a little high but it's worth the extra money to know that you're getting good work and honest people doing the work. The building isn't that spectacular but that doesn't matter if you get good service.
PROS: they are pros
CONS: prices are slightly high
T Town video has a great selection of good movies but they just don't get new releases as fast as some of the national chain video stores. Still, their prices are great and their selection is good. And, they have longer rental times than some other local stores. The store itself is not too impressive.
PROS: great prices, good selection
CONS: new releases not as readily available as national stores
Statesville's A B C store is a small but satisfactory liquor store, carrying most brands and liquor types as well as liquores, wines and beers. Imported, exported - they have it all, along with mixers and collector editiions. As can be expected, the small store is extremely packed with customers on Friday and Saturday nights, as well as some holidays and special occasions.
PROS: good selection
If you're looking for a great gift for a birthday boy or girl, or simply want to cheer up someone who's been ill, stop by Balloon Gifts to find exactly what you need. They have all types of arrangements to please just about anyone but their prices are a little high. You'll definitely find just the right gift, though.
PROS: great selection
CONS: high prices
Your woman will look spectacular in something from Priscilla's. They have a large store full of lingerie of all types. Whether she likes flannel or silk she'll find something to her liking - and yours. They place is really helpful if you're purchasing for your woman and she's not with you. Just tell them the styles and designs your mate likes and what size she wears and they'll take care of you.
PROS: great selection
CONS: high prices
Junior's Garage has been in business in Statesville for many years. They can fix most any problem with most any vehicle. Prices are competitive and repairs are completed in a timely fashion. The place doesn't look impressive and the staff may seem a little unfriendly at first but they know their business and are well worth considering if you need car repairs.
PROS: can fix most any car
Ricky's One Stop offers the convenience of being able to purchase gas, cigarettes, snacks and drinks all at one location but they also have a nice selection of gifts and collectibles. Prices are very reasonable but the store is very small with crowded aisles and often, unpacked boxes litter the already-crowded aisles. Still, their deals are great and the employees are friendly.
PROS: gifts and more
CONS: very small, sometimes have to wait in line for gas