Pine Belt Wireless moves to papa Center

Published 2:49 pm Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Pine Belt Wireless has moved their Linden Radio Shack store to a new location.

Formerly located at 117 South Main St., the new store is in Papa Shopping Center between Papa Food and Little Drug. The new store address is 310A South Main St. Store hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday.

With a store three times larger than the previous location and ample parking, Pine Belt Wireless/Radio Shack customers will find an even greater selection of electronic and technology products along with the same great Pine Belt Wireless service that they have come to know.

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“Pine Belt Wireless is committed to providing not only the best wireless coverage in Linden and Marengo County but also the best local customer service of any wireless provider,” said Pine Belt president John C. Nettles. “Our new Linden Radio Shack is one more sign of that commitment to our customers in Marengo County.”

Pine Belt Wireless is a family-owned and -operated company with deep roots in Marengo County. The company is a sister to Pine Belt Telephone Company, which has been providing landline-based services to Arlington, Dixon’s Mill, Sweet Water and Nanafalia for over 50 years. The company was founded by Dr. James D. (Buddy) Nettles in 1958 and remains family-owned and 100-percent dedicated to the needs of the citizens of this area.

Pine Belt Wireless started its mobile telephone operations in 1995 and is licensed by the FCC to provide mobile telephone services for the five counties of Choctaw, Marengo, Dallas, Perry and Wilcox, covering a population in excess of 110,000 via its digital network on 43 towers. Additionally, Pine Belt Wireless maintains cooperative relationships with two of the top four national carriers allowing its customers to benefit from being able to use their home-based services nationwide without excessive roaming charges. To service its customers, Pine Belt Wireless owns and operates five Radio Shack franchise stores in Selma, Camden, Marion, Linden and Butler. The Linden store was the second of the five, originally opening its doors in 1996.

The Pine Belt Companies are headquartered in Arlington at 3984 County Road 32. To learn more about Pine Belt Wireless services, call Pine Belt headquarters at (334) 385-2106 or visit a Pine Belt Wireless Radio Shack. For more information on Pine Belt visit