Date set for new Hobby Lobby opening

Date set for new Hobby Lobby opening

BATESVILLE, AR (KAIT) - Arts and crafts lovers will be happy to know a new business is coming to Batesville.

Hobby Lobby will open a new store in the old Walmart building on Harrison Street.

The company received a remodeling permit from the city code enforcement office to remake the 55,000 square-foot space.

The renovations are expected to cost approximately $975,000.

The Batesville Chamber of Commerce announced a hiring fair for the store on Aug. 29 through Sept. 1 downtown in the Barnett building.

Hobby Lobby is scheduled to open October 3.

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