The long-awaited Publix grocery store in the Monticello Marketplace shopping center in James City County is set to open next month.
The store will hold a grand opening ceremony on Wednesday, Oct. 17 at 7 a.m, according to a news release from Kim Reynolds, media and community relations manager for Publix. The new grocery store is located at the 69,000-square-foot site of the former Martin’s Foods grocery store at 4660 Monticello Ave., which closed in July 2017.
The store is expected to employ 140 people, according to a past Virginia Gazette report.
The grocery store chain has more than 1,200 stores across the U.S., and the Monticello Marketplace grocery...