Chick-fil-A is coming to Shallotte

Chick-fil-A (Photo: Mike Mozart / CC BY 2.0)

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — The Town of Shallotte is about to eat more chicken.

Chick-fil-A, a popular fast food joint, is set to open on Highway 17 near the Highlands community.

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Mayor Walt Eccard says it will open sometime next year.

Brunswick County currently has one Chick-fil-A, located in Leland.

There are several other big-name stores that are set to open in the town over the next several months.

A new shopping center is being built right off Main Street. Eccard says they have a number of businesses working to get permits for the shopping center – Hobby Lobby, PetSmart, Rack Room Shoes, Burke’s, Ross, Marshall’s, Ulta, Starbucks, Aspen Dental and Five Below.