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Hallelujah Acres – a health and wellness company that moved from Shelby to Gastonia – is holding a grand opening in its new location.

The company’s headquarters is now in a 13,000-square-foot facility at 916 Cox Road in Gastonia, with a retail store in the front of the building.

The Hallelujah Health and Wellness store will host a celebration Friday and Saturday to celebrate its grand opening. A ribbon-cutting ceremony is set for 10 a.m. Friday, with special guests and activities both days.

The store was created to help customers better understand the benefits of a healthy vegan-friendly lifestyle and to learn easy tips to incorporate better choices into their diet.

“Our goal is to be your source for all-natural plant-based products and your resource for diet and nutrition,” store manager Lisa Smith said in a press release. “We’re much, much more than just a vitamin or health food store. We want to actively serve our community by helping them stay active and live healthier