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      Columbia grocery store brings new jobs

      The store brings more than 160 new jobs to the area.

      Columbia has a new full service grocery store.

      Lucky??s Market held a grand opening today in the old Osco Drugs building near the intersection of Broadway and Providence Road.

      The store brings more than 160 new jobs to the area.

      Most of the food is natural and organic.

      Bo and Trish Sharon own a chain of Lucky??s Markets across the country.

      The Sharons said Columbia is a perfect fit for their style of supermarket.

      Trish Sharon said, ??This town is infectious. It??s exciting. It seems everybody here believes what we believe in, which is good food, taking care of yourself and taking care of your community. We love it here.??

      Lucky's Market is expanding into several Midwestern states and plans to open 6 stores in the next 30 months.