Tale of Two Walmarts

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of employment, it was an age of web-based applications, it was the epoch of opportunity, it was the epoch of minimum wage, it was the season of plenty, it was the season of part-time jobs, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of … 

Okay, okay, I am sure poor Charles Dickens in rolling over in his grave by my poor semi-plagiarist rendition of his famous opening lines from his masterpiece, Tale of Two Cities.

But let me present to you my second edition of Tale of Two Walmarts.

I made may annual pilgrimage between the Walmart at 135000 South to the Walmart at 104000 South.

I drove through countless parking lots and raised much suspicion as I stopped in the middle of the road to write down all the places I could find in this concentrated area that are currently hiring.

Using Bangater Highway as the center line, here are the opportunities I saw on the east and west sides.

134000 – East

  • Walmart
  • Burger King
  • Subway
  • Costa Vida
  • Arby’s
  • Panda Express
  • Einstein’s Beagles
  • Dollar Tree
  • Wingers
  • Fortune Cookie
  • Home Depot

126000 East

  • Lowe’s
  • Dickey’s
  • Jimmy Jonhs
  • Five Guys

Mountain West Corridor – By the new Smith’s

  • Arby’s
  • Ivies
  • Paw-Paw
  • Marco’s Pizza

114000 West

  • Wendy’s
  • Del Taco

114000 East

  • Zuppas
  • Chick-fil-a
  • McDonald’s
  • Carl’s Junior
  • Taco Bell
  • Larry H. Miller MegaPlex
  • Blue Fish
  • Subway
  • Pizza Limone
  • Harmon’s
  • Target

10400 West

  • Auto Zone
  • Mountain Mike’s Pizza
  • Subway

104000 East

  • Pizza Hut
  • Burger King
  • Costa Vida
  • Walmart