A grand opening for the Walmart Neighborhood Market store on Lower Greenville starts at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17.

It just wouldn’t be a new Walmart store without some conflict. But the store did negotiate with neighbors on lighting, landscaping and security. The store brings 100 jobs, and Walmart is making donations to “local heath care providers, schools and neighborhood groups,” according to a media release.

Council member Angela Hunt will be there for a ribbon cutting Wednesday morning, along with students from Robert E. Lee Elementary School, who will recite the Pledge of Allegiance. Walmart’s grand opening festivities also will include a Dallas Cowboys ticket giveaway, freebies from local vendors and costumed characters.

The building, at Greenville and Belmont, formerly housed Whole Foods and Blockbuster Video.


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