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A new Wendy's restaurant is under construction at State Road 54 and Interstate 75 in Wesley Chapel. The building should be finished and open by the end of the month, said Cory M. Reed, project manager for Dav-Lin Construction. It will be the second Wendy's restaurant to open in south-central Pasco. The other is in Land O'Lakes.
Publix opens new store
WESLEY CHAPEL _ Publix supermarkets opened its second store in south-central Pasco on Thursday. The new store is in Hollybrook Plaza at State Road 54 and Bruce B. Downs Boulevard. The 51,420 square foot store includes a pharmacy, bakery, deli, floral department and photo processing. Customers may use electronic payment at 16 checkout counters. The store employees about 200 people. Hours are 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Publix also has a store in Willow Bend Towne Centre in Land O'Lakes.