First convenience store to open at Columbus Park Crossing in the fall

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - A groundbreaking for a new convenience store was held at Columbus Park Crossing Thursday.

Falcon will be located across from the new Academy Sports and Outdoors store between Dairy Queen and Fazoli's Italian restaurant. Falcon will be the shopping center's first gas station/convenience store.

According to the owner, Sanjay Choudhury, the 3,400-square- foot building will open in October or November with 10 to 12 employees.

Choudhury also says he hopes to have electric car charging stations there.

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