Polk Oil Acquires Land O Pines

Two well-known convenience store companies in East Texas have now become one.

After several months of negotiation Polk Oil has acquired Land O Pines company and all its subsidiaries including Okay Food stores, Larelco, and Mr. Payroll. With the acquisition, Polk's will grow to 29 convenience stores, 24 branded dealer locations, three Subway franchises, and three Mr. Payroll check cashing locations.

The company will now employ more than 340 full-time employees all over East Texas.