In December we shared the news that East Coast convenience store chain, Wawa would be expanding its operations into Indiana, as well as Kentucky and Ohio. We now know where one of those Indiana locations will be.

Wawa Makes Best Headlines

With nearly 1,000 stores, Wawa employs 40,000 people. The convenience store chain has been recognized as one of "America's Best Retailers" by Newsweek, and as "One of America's Best Companies for Veterans" by Forbes.

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No Wawa Until 2025

As we previously reported, we won't see Wawa stores opening their doors in the Hoosier State until 2025, but we now know where one of those stores will be located. With each store, the company adds around 30-40 employees.

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Wawa Indiana Location

It was an announcement at a city council meeting that spilled the beans on the new location that will be part of a $72 million mixed-use Midland Pointe development being built in Noblesville, Indiana. Midland Pointe will span 34 acres at the intersection of Indiana State Road 32 and Hazel Dell Parkway on the city's west side. According to the Indiana Business Journal, in addition to the new Wawa, Midland Pointe will also be home to,

A bank and restaurants also are expected to open at Midland Pointe...

A public park called The Grove will be located along the north end of the pond and adjacent to the restaurants.

The developers expect outdoor dining and other activities will take place at The Grove, which will be accessed from a trail spur off the Midland Trace Trail.

[Source: Indiana Business Journal]

Incredible Photos of Indiana's Abandoned Colgate Factory

Clarksville, Indiana is home to an abandoned factory that was once the Colgate factory. While the building sits empty, the giant clock that has sat on top of it for almost a century is still there. All photos were taken by Lisa Witt unless otherwise specified.

ABANDONED BUILDING ALERT: WARNING: Under no circumstances should you enter this property. By doing so you risk bodily harm and/or prosecution for trespassing on private property.

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