Jimmy Carter to attend opening of Americus' new Lowe's

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter will be on hand at 10 a.m. Thursday for the grand opening of a new Lowe's store in Americus, Ga.

The 94,000 square foot store represents an investment of more than $12 million in the Americus community.

Lowe's opened its first Georgia store in 1968 and the Americus store will be the 59th in the state.