Cole Ford Mercury closing

The Cole Ford Mercury dealership in Winchester is closing. In a statement, company officials said they "made a voluntary and mutual agreement with Ford Motor Co. to close the dealership supporting Ford's consolidation efforts to 'right size' their dealer count." The news release thanked the dealership's customers and employees. The dealership, located at 1010 Bypass Road in Winchester, will be selling off its inventory of new and used vehicles.

The dealership is the second Ford lot in recent weeks to announce it will be closing. The Nolan Ford dealership in Georgetown is also closing.