Big Lots has announced the day it plans to open its fourth location in the Roanoke-Salem-Vinton area.
The store is expected to open in the former Food Lion building on U.S. 220 in Roanoke on August 8, according to company spokeswoman Toni Fink.
The store will hold a grand opening the following week on August 16. That event will include a ribbon cutting, and the first 100 people to enter the store will receive gift cards, Fink said. In addition, the store is donating $1,500 to Clearbrook Elementary School.
Big Lots also has a stores in Roanoke off Hershberger Road, in Salem on W. Main Street, and in Vinton off Hardy Road.