Fred's has announced they're closing 159 locations across the country including four locations including Lafayette and Acadiana by the end of May.

KATC.com reports Fred's will close 14 stores in Louisiana including Lafayette, Carencro, Franklin, and St. Martinville.

The company says they are closing stores deemed underperforming and unprofitable.

The locations in Acadiana closing are:

2490 W CONGRESS ST, LAFAYETTE LA 70506
806 VETERANS DR, CARENCRO LA 70520
1801 WEST MAIN STREET, FRANKLIN LA 70538
1114 SOUTH MAIN STREET, ST. MARTINVILLE LA 70582