Buc-ee’s will open a travel center in Athens on November 21

ATHENS, Ala. (WHNT) — Buc-ee’s new location in Athens will open on November 21!

The Travel Center is located at the corner of I-65 and Huntsville Brownsferry Road in Athens. It is Buc-ee’s first location in northern Alabama and third overall in the state.

The Athens site will open to the public at 6 a.m. with a ribbon cutting at 10:30 a.m. Local leaders like Athens Mayor Ronnie Marks, Limestone County Commission Chairman Collin Daly and House Speaker Mac McCutcheon are expected.

“Buc-ee’s will be a destination stop in Athens,” Mayor Ronnie Marks said. “Interstate traffic is a vital part of our tax base, and that of Buc-ee will certainly benefit our economy. Buc-ee’s also has an excellent reputation for customer service and community support. We look forward to a long and fruitful partnership in Athens.

The travel center will have 120 gas stations and thousands of snacks, meals, beverages and a car wash for travellers.

Buc-ee’s inaugurated the new location last November.

The company will create 250 jobs in the region and is actively recruiting, according to a message from Shelly Matthews, Buc-ee’s human resources manager.

Listed positions for cashiers, deli workers, gift and grocery workers, and janitorial and maintenance workers are available. All positions come with medical, dental and vision insurance, as well as 401,000% match up to 6%.

Hourly wages for each position range from $16 to $18.

If you want to apply to work at Buc-ee’s new site, phone screenings and interviews start next month. Apply here for vacancies.


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