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Timeline released for Buc-ee’s coming to Mississippi

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Besides Buc-ee's literally being the world's largest convenience store, it also holds the record for world's longest car wash, clocking in at 255 feet of conveyor (Photo courtesy of Buc-ee's/Twitter)

For the first time since the rumors started swirling, logistical information regarding Buc-ee’s coming to Mississippi has been released.

On Tuesday, Bill Lavers of the Harrison County Development Commission, in an appearance on the Gallo Show, provided an update on the world’s largest convenience store hitting the Gulf Coast.

“We passed legislation this past session to help pay for the interchange improvements on Menge Avenue, and we have a resolution tomorrow (Wednesday) at our meeting,” he said. “Then, it will get passed on to the board of supervisors for our support to bring them to the state of Mississippi.”

Lavers informed Our Mississippi Home via email that he is hoping the project will be completed within the next 18-24 months.

While you wait anxiously, check out these quick facts about the colossal convenience store.

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Written by J.T. Mitchell

J.T. Mitchell is a multimedia journalist out of Jackson, Mississippi, who worked extensively for both News Mississippi and SuperTalk Mississippi before coming aboard as editor in chief for Our Mississippi Home. He is also the author of Pocket Grammar: 24 Mistakes You'll Never Make Again. J.T. received his education from The University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee, where he studied both English and philosophy. Contact J.T. at [email protected]

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