In recent weeks, many employment opportunities have come about for our area, and it appears that more are on the way.

According to AL.com, Publix plans to build a non-perishable warehouse and distribution center in McCalla. This facility will create 200 jobs with average wages of $35,000 to $40,000 plus benefits.The space is expected to open in early 2017.

Several new Publix stores are set to open in Alabama, including in downtown Birmingham, Troy, and Muscle Shoals.