CAMILLA, GA (WALB) - Two new stores are opening in Camilla, bringing about 35 jobs to the area.
Marvin's Building Materials and Home Centers, and Hibbett Sporting Goods will open inside the old Walmart on U.S. 19, which has been vacant for some time now.
City officials say activity has been picking up and this will give folks more options for places to shop.
“It's great to go to other communities and see what they have and stuff but its also great not to be able to have to drive to purchase items that we can purchase right here locally,” says Paige Gilchrist, Executive Director for the Mitchell County Developmental Authority.
The businesses are expected to open by the end of the year.