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Buc-ee’s To Debut Travel Center May 16 In Florence, SC

Buc-ee’s will unveil its newest travel center May 16 in Florence, South Carolina, off Interstate 95 at North Williston Road.

The company will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 10 a.m., attended by state and local leaders. Those slated to participate in the ceremony include Gov. Henry McMaster, State Rep. Murrell Smith; Florence County Council Chairman Willard Dorriety, Jr.; Florence County Councilman the Rev. Waymon Mumford and Mayor Teresa Myers Ervin of Florence.

This location is the first Buc-ee’s travel center in South Carolina. Founded in 1982, Buc-ee’s now has 35 stores across Texas, including the world’s largest convenience store. Buc-ee’s began its multi-state expansion in 2019 and has since opened two travel centers in Alabama, two in Florida, and two in Georgia.


Buc-ee’s recently opened its first Kentucky store in Richmond. Tennessee has its first two stores under construction and the company has begun the development of its first stores in Colorado, Mississippi and Missouri.

Buc-ee’s Florence will occupy more than 53,000 square feet and offer 120 fueling positions. Buc-ee’s favorites, including Texas barbecue, homemade fudge, kolaches, Beaver Nuggets, jerky and fresh pastries will be available as well.

“Florence is a beautiful city and happens to be the midpoint for an ultimate East Coast road trip: New York City to Miami,” said Stan Beard of Buc-ee’s. “We’re excited to finally be welcoming travelers and locals alike to Buc-ee’s Florence and looking forward to being part of this gracious community for a long time.”

Buc-ee’s Florence will bring 175 permanent, full-time jobs to the area with starting pay beginning above minimum wage, full benefits, a 6 percent matching 401k and three weeks of paid vacation.

For more information, visit buc-ees.com

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