Petro Stopping Center

A remodeled truck stop and a strange haul

We saw today the Petro truck stop in Kenley, N.C. for the first time since it was remodeled. Nice!

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Willie’s Place

I learned today about the truck stop in Carl's Corner, Texas, formerly known as Willie's Place. Learned by visiting it for the first time. Diane and I woke up this morning at this truck stop. We spent the night there on our way to this afternoon's pick up. It is a Petro now but not so long ago it was Willie's Place, named for Willie Nelson, the renowned country singer who ...

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Petro opens in Carnesville, Ga.

A new Petro Stopping Center has opened at Interstate 85, off exit 150, in Carnesville, Ga., TravelCenters of America said. The stop has 250 truck parking spaces, 12 diesel lanes, 18 showers, a Petro Lube service shop with five bays, a truck wash, weigh scale, driver’s lounge, WiFi service and scanning, faxing and copy services, among other amenities. An iron Skillet restaurant is set to open in early April. For details, visit TravelCenters of America and Petro ...

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Former Willie’s Place reopens as Petro travel center

Before reopening, the site at exit 374 off I-35 underwent a $1.5 million renovation.

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