Academy Sports and Outdoors Ribbon Cutting

MADISON, Ala. (WHNT) – The ribbon was cut on the new Academy Sports and Outdoor store in Madison.

The 70,000 square foot store will bring more than 150 jobs to the area.

In celebration of their grand opening, Academy Sports and Outdoors gave 30 kids from the Boys and Girls club of North Alabama $100 shopping sprees.

The store is located on the corner of Highway 72 West and Nance road.