James Drug Store Closes Local Branch
October 1, 2020
The James Drug Store in the C&S Family Markets grocery store on West Allegheny Street, Martinsburg, has closed. The drug store posted a notice a few days in advance and then closed on Friday, Sept. 25.
Owner Donald A. Della blamed insurance company reimbursements.
"You can't make it work when you bill $50,000 and the insurance company sends you $12,000," Della said. "When you can't make payroll, you can't keep the doors open."
Della said the problem was not the Cove-area market, the customers or the volume of business.
"Everyone was nice," he said. "The community was nice, they were al...