The Hastings Company of Boone has announced their Hardee's location on Blowing Rock Road in Boone, near the Convocation Center, will close its doors on Saturday February 22.

In a statement from the company, the decision will allow the company to focus its efforts on its Newmarket Center restaurant.

The Blowing Rock Road site will be leased to another business that plans to open soon.

The Hastings Company owns the two Hardee's restaurants in Boone, as well as one each in Jefferson and Mountain City.