Groundbreaking held for Love’s, Arby’s

Hamilton Mayor Bob “The Builder” Page wears a hard hat and holds a shovel during a ground-breaking ceremony to celebrate the incoming Love’s Truck Stop and Country Store on River Road Drive in Hamilton. The land is currently being used to grow soy beans. (Abigayle Dunkin/Intern)

• Construction to start the end of the year; $12M facility will create 50 jobs

HAMILTON - Love’s and Arby’s are locked in for Hamilton.

Hamilton Mayor Bob Page and the Hamilton Area Chamber of Commerce held a ground-breaking ceremony for the Love’s Truck Stop and Country Store on Friday, June 21, at the company’s recently-purchased property located immediately off County Highway 35 on River Road Drive.

An Arby’s restaurant will be located within the store.

Love’s real estate project manager, William Gleason, told those present at the ceremony that

Love’s will begin construction at the site on Dec. 30.

According to Gleason, Love’s is investing $12 million into the site and will create 50 jobs for the area.

Shown breaking ground for the new Love's truck stop are (from left) Hamilton City Council members Tami Lewis Williams and Gene Sanderson, Paul Housel of U.S. Rep. Robert Aderholt’s office, council members Herb Winsett and Wade Sullins, House District 17 Rep. Tracy Estes, R-Winfield,  Love’s real estate project manager William Gleason and Hamilton Mayor Bob Page.


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