ATHENS, Ala. – A Publix is taking over the spot where Kmart used to be in Athens on Highway 31.
The Athens City Council approved Publix’s request to develop the grocery store Monday night. The council says that the new store will add 150 jobs and more space for other retail development.
Council approves incentive for Publix request to develop old Kmart site; add 150 jobs; add additional retail space:
— City of Athens, AL (@AthensAL) February 11, 2020