Originally published Saturday, January 13, 2018 at 05:57a.m.

The line to get into the Sam’s Club store was especially long Friday, Jan. 12, one day after parent-company Walmart announced the Prescott Valley location is among the 63 nationwide that will close Jan. 26.

Deal-seekers told the Courier they had hours-long waits to get inside; the line into the parking lot also was a challenge.

Friday began the store’s two-week liquidation process with items to be at first marked down 25 percent and then 50 percent until the doors close.

The store is at 5757 E. Highway 69.

Click here to view the latest story about the store's closure.