Homegrown BBQ chain to close one Lake Norman-area eatery, open another

LAKE NORMAN, N.C. — Mac’s Speed Shop is expanding its footprint with a new Mooresville restaurant — and closing its longtime Cornelius location as part of those plans.

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The popular barbecue joint will invest roughly $1.1 million into a restaurant off Interstate 77′s exit 36, near Brawley School Road. Plans call for that restaurant to open in the first quarter of 2022, says Shang Skipper, president of Mac’s Hospitality Group.

The restaurant group will shutter its current Cornelius location at 19601 Liverpool Parkway on Nov. 24.

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