Lowe’s grand opening set for next week


In its second day open to the public, St. Augustine’s new Lowe’s hardware store, near the intersection of U.S. 1 and State Road 312, attracted a full parking lot of customers on Friday. The store’s official grand opening will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, followed by a LowesFest Grand Opening celebration with free food, games and giveaways from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 20.