Wal-Mart begins preparations for grand opening

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - The newest Wal-Mart in Savannah is getting ready to open. Construction has been completed and now the empty store will be filled with merchandise and groceries.

The store will have its grand opening on Jan. 26.

"We can't wait to open and offer Walmart's unbeatable prices and a convenient shopping option for our community," said store manager David Henry in a news release.

The new store will employ nearly 250 associates. Some have already reported to work to get ready for the grand opening.

Wal-Mart says it will continue to hire full- and part-time associates and interested applicants can apply online at http://walmartstores.com/Careers.

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