Wal-Mart celebrated a Grand Re-Opening on Friday, August 15. Dozens of local dignitaries, store employees, and customers celebrated recent renovations unveiled by the store.
Wal-Mart has been a part of the Lafayette community since Dec. 31, 1985. The Supercenter opened on Jan. 20, 2000 at its current location. The store has currently gone through an 11 week remodel, with changes including new paint, self checkouts and new shopping carts.
Grant checks were also presented to the following organizations, Courageous Kids, Macon County Arts Council, and The Lafayette Little League. Other activities were offered throughout the day, including an Oreo stacking contest.