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Posted on: October 1, 2021

Made in Decatur - Biggar Hat Store moving straw hat production to Decatur.

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By Kristen Tribe |  Wise County Messenger

Biggar Hat Store is moving its straw hat production to Decatur with the help of the Economic Development Corp.

Founded in 2013 by Jeff Biggars, its storefront and site for felt hat production is on the Decatur Square, but straw hat production is in another city.

“The majority of their product and the biggest growth area of their company is not located in Decatur,” EDC Director Kevin Holzbog said. “This project is to relocate that portion of their business, bringing it all under one roof.”

Holzbog said the project is part of the EDC’s business retention and expansion program working with local companies.

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