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Cracker Barrel in Corinth hiring; will open June 9

The Cracker Barrel in Corinth is set to open June 9, almost six months after the company broke ground Cracker Barrel Corinthon the restaurant.

The restaurant also is taking applications.

It’s located at 1900 U.S. Highway 72 near the intersection with U.S. Highway 45. Officials in mid-December said construction would take six months and anticipated a mid-June opening.

Looks like they’re on target.

Corinth will become one of the more than 625 company-owned stores the restaurant chain operates in 42 states. The company employs about 70,000 people, and in Corinth, it will employ about 190 people

The first Cracker Barrel Old Country Store and Restaurant opened in 1969 in Lebanon, Tenn. It opened its 600th store in 2011.

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