New Chick-fil-A opens in Alexander City

TALLAPOOSA COUNTY, Ala. (WBRC) - The first-ever Alexander City Chick-fil-A opened on Thursday.

People were excited, and the first car got in the drive-through line at 2:30 a.m.

The Owner/Operator of this location is Lois Ann Murphree, a Cullman native. Her former bosses flew in from Texas and California to surprise her!

More than 50 employees were working Thursday. So far, 115 jobs were created in Alexander City from the restaurant opening.

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Lynden Blake

Lynden Blake

Lynden Blake is ecstatic to be in Birmingham just an hour and some change north of where she grew up in Alexander City! Lynden graduated from Benjamin Russell and earned her journalism degree from Auburn University. It may be hard to find a more passionate Auburn fan, but she’s excited to cover all the colleges and universities in central Alabama!