One department store celebrated its birthday in a big way today.
Belk is celebrating 125 years of being in business.
On Wednesday, at the Wiregrass Commons Mall customers, sales associates and managers threw a big party complete with birthday cake.
Managers say loyal customers and employees have kept the business afloat.
"Belk has done some many things for the community, so many things to this store, we have so many people that have worked, we celebrate people who have been with for almost thirty years, over thirty years, twenty five," said Stephanie Fields.
The store is offering some major deals in honor of the birthday celebration.