ORT: Two businesses expected to open soon

According to our partners at Oak Ridge Today, two new businesses are expected to open in Oak Ridge in the next few months.

Construction is already underway at the future home of a new Planet Fitness near the old KMart building on South Illinois Avenue. While no firm opening date has been set, ORT reports that the gym’s website says that the Oak Ridge location is “coming soon.”

A new Mexican chain restaurant is also expected to open in the space on South Illinois that was once home to Chipotle as soon as August, according to Oak Ridge Today. Dos Bros Fresh Mexican Grill is a chain with locations in Chattanooga, Cleveland, Dickson Franklin, Hixson and Ooltewah in Tennessee as well as a location in Dalton, Georgia.

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

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