Passersby knew that the new Big G Grocery store located at 800 Early Boulevard was eagerly preparing for their grand opening Monday afternoon. Delivery trucks from various venders filled the parking lot loading and unloading their products, wheeling them past the stock room and onto the sales floor to be stocked on their assigned shelves.

Upon entering the store, associates and managers were working hard on those details that make a store perfect. Tasks like ensuring the shelves were dusted and stocked to perfection and signs were place in there rightful locations.

The new Big G Grocery is the second in the chain, the first is located at 8585 Texas 279 in Brownwood.

Upon the announcement that the store had decided to open a second location in Early, residents responded positively. The Facebook business page received numerous comments and likes signaling the communities approval of receiving the long awaited addition to the community.

“Early folks have wanted a grocery store and we are hoping they like this and it is something they will use,” said Alan Jenkins, store owner.

The Early location of the grocery is the largest of the two and will proved quality service and product. The store will carry items such as beer and wine and have a large deli with a variety of meats, cheeses and prepared food.

A special addition has been made to the new grocery — a drive through window. This will give customers the option of quickly shopping without having to leave the car. The drive through window will have a limit of five items per visit to the window.

Big G Grocery is a family run establishment that works to ensure fresh quality products for the local community and visitors.

“There is still some tweaking that needs to be done to the store,” said Jenkins, “it is a continuous work in progress, but we need to get the doors open.”

Facebook fans agreed when several commented with the same sentiment in the last several weeks of, “I can’t wait for it to open!”

The grocery will be open seven days a week, Monday to Friday from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 7 a.m. to midnight.

The grand opening of the new location of Big G Grocery will be from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. today.