Fred’s plans grand opening Friday

Pine Bluff will be introduced to Fred’s Super Dollar with the grand opening of the new store at 8:45 a.m.Friday.

During the opening ceremony, Fred’s will present donations to Broadmoor Elementary School, Belair Middle School and Southeast Middle School.

Other activities will include a ribbon cutting ceremony; Cierra Ferguson, a fifth grader at Broadmoor, singing the National Anthem; prayer by a local pastor; performances by Broadmoor drill team and Belair cheerleaders; and activities with the police and fire departments.

The new 16,000-square-foot store is located at 1701 Commerce Road. The facility is the new-store concept for Fred’s Inc. Changes include layout, lighting, shelving, aisle widths and signage.

Pine Bluff’s new store features an expanded food selection with additional breakfast foods, quick meals, beverages and more.