Publix plans new store in Ruskin

To keep up with the housing boom in Southern Hillsborough County, Publix Super Markets Inc. is planning another store in Ruskin.

The Lakeland-based grocer is under construction on a store at 5018 North Highway 41 in South Shore Village, spokesman Brian West said Wednesday.

The store will be nearly 46,000 square feet and include a pharmacy and liquor store. It is slated for completion in the fourth quarter of 2016.

Publix has more than 1,100 stores in six states and is working on its seventh state,… …read more