New Walmart Neighborhood Market Opens In Newport

A new Walmart Neighborhood Market will open its doors in Newport Wednesday.

The new neighborhood market is located at 6645 Highway 70 East and will operate 24 hours, seven days a week.

The new store is about one-fifth the size of a Walmart Supercenter at 41,000 square feet and will offer customers a quick and convenient shopping and a full-grocery department with natural and organic foods.

Store features include fresh produce, fresh baked goods, a self-serve deli and a pharmacy.

The mega chain is employing up to 95 full and part-time associates.