By Will Phillips
Eminence City Council reported on Monday night that residents will soon be able to enjoy the world-famous burgers, fries and shakes of fast food mega chain McDonald’s. The restaurant, whose construction has been a fixture in the middle of town for the last few months, is officially slated to open to the public on the morning of Thursday, May 29.
Eminence Mayor Drane Stephens is excited about the new business that the restaurant will bring to town. “We’re very excited about all the construction and the development of new businesses we have going on in town,” Stephens said after the meeting. “We’re very excited that the McDonald’s will be opening in late May.”
Stephens also touched on his new business, Eminence Apothecary, a pharmacy that will be opening this Friday, April 18, saying that he is, “very excited that the Eminence Apothecary will be opening on April the 18th.”
In addition, Stephens expressed his happiness at the continued construction on the United Citizens Bank. “We’re very excited at the progress that’s being made on the United Citizens Bank and them being able to be open in July.” An official opening date has not been set for the bank, with the best estimates being sometime in July of this year.