A convenience store that has been a community favorite for 65 years has locked up…for a final time! Family owned Mitchell’s Grocery in Boonsboro opened its doors in 1949. Originally operating as an old country shop, supplying feed, seed, and farm equipment, the market soon became a popular place to stop for gas, grill and fried chicken for Lynchburg and Bedford County residents –and many, many travelers passing through the area. Kay Mitchell the second of three generations of her family to run the store; says she grew up in the store and has worked there for 40 years. Mitchell tells media outlets that there have been some potential buyers interested in the store.