Central Auto Parts and Supplies celebrates 50 years this year.
The store has sold brand name auto parts for more than half a century.
“I guess we’re one of the oldest continuing running businesses in Roane County,” said owner Glenn Reynolds.
What’s enabled them to stay open as small privately owned businesses seem to come and go?
“It is true grit, I guess would be the word,” Reynolds said. “I have had a lot of obstacles in the way.”