The Grand Central Mall in Parkersburg is celebrating 40 years in business.
"The mall held their grand opening on August 17, 1972. In honor of that, we've been doing 40 days of celebrations," said mall Marketing Director Katrina Stephens in a news release.
Stephens said the mall has continued to be busy because it's tried to adapt to the changes needs of consumers over the decades. The mall has also become very involved in community events and charity fundraisers.
The Grand Central Mall is the only shopping mall within 77 miles.
The celebration concluded with Friday's Big Birthday Bash.