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The Chick-fil-A restaurant in Peachtree Corners is preparing to reopen its doors on June 6 after a six month rebuild.

Chick-fil-A fans in Peachtree Corners who have been missing the chain’s chicken sandwiches may be shouting “hallelujah” over the upcoming week as the chain prepares to reopen its store in the city.

The fast food chicken chain announced it will reopen its location at 6105 Peachtree Parkway in Peachtree Corners at 6 a.m. June 6. The store first opened 29 years ago, but it closed for six months for a complete rebuild.

“The reopening of the restaurant comes as franchise owner Wayne Farr celebrates nearly five decades with Chick-fil-A,” the restaurant chain said in a statement. “He and his team look forward to welcoming their returning guests to the restaurant, which features a vintage heritage interior design and the chain’s latest kitchen, dining room and drive-thru innovations.”

Among the new features that customers will encounter when they visit the restaurant after its reopening are: free Wi-Fi; larger tables including a large reclaimed wood gathering table; a custom light fixture made from recycled Coke bottles; subway tiles; bigger windows; and updated bathrooms.

Expanded face-to-face ordering, covered canopies and an additional lane are being added for the drive-thru area.

Nearly 50 restaurant employees who had worked at the restaurant before it closed for the rebuild are returning and Farr has hired an additional 50 new employees.

Farr has been a Chick-fil-A operator for nearly 47 years, starting when he opened the North DeKalb Mall location in December 1972. He has operated the Peachtree Corners location for 24 years and also operates a store at Rivermont Station in Alpharetta.

Updates about the reopening of the Peachtree Corners location will be posted at www.facebook.com/cfapeachtreecorners.

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I'm a Crawford Long baby who grew up in Marietta and eventually wandered to the University of Southern Mississippi for college. Earned a BA in journalism (double minor in political science and history). Previously worked in Florida and Clayton County.

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