In North Carolina, no Sears stores are slated to close, but five Kmart stores will close in April.
That will leave Sears with less than 940 operating locations.
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PLATTSBURGH | The Kmart on Center Drive in Plattsburgh is among the stores marked for closure by the retail chain.
Sears Holding, the parent company of both retailers, made the announcement Thursday.
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During the most recent closings, the company shuttered Kmarts in Whitehall and South Whitehall Townships. The company says closeout sales will begin Friday, Jan. 12.
Sears and Kmart have been losing billions of dollars and closing stores for years.
"Sears Holdings continues its strategic assessment of the productivity of our Kmart and Sears store base and will continue to right size our store footprint in number and size".
That is in addition to the 63 stores that will close at the end of January.