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Buc-ee's to open first South Carolina location next week

The travel center is expected to open May 16.

COLUMBIA, S.C. — If you've been waiting, well your wait is almost over. 

Mark your calendars for Monday, May 16. That is the expected opening day of the new Buc-ee's Travel Center planned for Florence on 3390 North Williston Road. 

The Florence travel center will have 120 fueling positions offering cheap gas, award-winning restrooms cleaned 24x7, a unique selection of merchandise, and friendly staff to assist guests.  

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The company says Buc-ee’s will have multiple food options, including Texas barbeque, homemade fudge, Beaver Nuggets, a large selection of jerky, and freshly prepared pastries.   

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Hiring is underway to fill the more than 175 jobs at the store, with starting pay between $18 and $22 per hour, with full benefits, including a 6% matching 401k, medical and dental insurance, and 3 weeks of PTO.