New hair salon coming to Gadsden


By Kaitlin Hoskins, News Editor

The City of Gadsden is getting a new Great Clips hair salon location at 302 East Meighan Boulevard on October 20. To help celebrate the grand opening, the business is offering haircuts for $6.99 for a limited time only.

A ribbon cutting ceremony, held with the Etowah County Chamber of Commerce, will begin at 11 a.m. Gadsden Mayor Craig Ford will be in attendance.

Business owners and city leaders will celebrate with door prizes, including salon hair care products. Grape ice cream from Magic Burger will be served.

Great Clips salons provide competitively priced, haircuts to men, women and children. Today, Great Clips has more than 4,400 salons throughout the United States and Canada.

The Gadsden Great Clips salon will be open seven days a week and walk-ins are welcome. Customers can save time by using the Great Clips app or going to to add their name to the wait list before they head to the salon.

All Great Clips salons are independently owned and operated in over 180 markets across North America. The Gadsden location is owned by GCAL, LLC, a company that includes owners with strong ties to Gadsden, including Doug Ford.

Ford was born and raised in Gadsden and graduated from Gadsden High School in 1985. Both of his parents still live in Gadsden, while he now lives in the Birmingham area.

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