Publix announces plans for Ballantyne store


CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Publix announced plans Wednesday to open a store in Ballantyne.

The new grocery store will be at Providence Road West and Johnston Road. The store will be part of a new division based in Charlotte.

The grand opening date will depend on several factors, including permitting and completion of the store's construction. Officials said the opening is tentatively planned for early 2014.