The Douglas Business Network hosted a ribbon-cutting last week for Metro PCS Solutions by T-Mobile, located at 103 E. Fifth St., Suite 5. The store is under new management.

“Today we welcome some new business owners to our community and the Douglas Business Network,” said Ralph Robles of the DBN. “We, the community of Douglas, are here to welcome Metro by T-Mobile. The Douglas Business Network and all its members wish nothing but success to you and your business here in the beautiful City of Douglas.”

Lesley Berry is the new owner/manager of the store.

“We offer affordable prepaid services,” she said. “We offer family lines, single lines, we offer tablets. We have a variety of things that we offer. We are basically a pre-paid service of T-Mobile,” she said, adding that contracts are not required.. Berry was actually an employee at the store when it first opened in 2016.

“I got an opportunity to take over the store because the owners are too far from here and they don’t have time to be coming down to Douglas, so they offered me this opportunity,” she said. “I decided to take over. It became official this past December.”

Berry says she’s very excited about becoming a business owner in Douglas and seeing what’s in store for the future.

“I’m young so it’s also kind of scary for the first time,” she said.

Berry said she is currently employing two other associates. Their hours of operation are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday, Saturday, 10 6 p.m., and Sunday,12-5. The phone number there is (520) 364-1309.

Metro PCS Solutions is located right next to the Border Taco.