Wisconsin-based retailer Kohl's is opening stores in Hixson and Dalton, Ga.
In Hixson, Hamilton County Mayor Jim Coppinger and City Councilwoman Pam Ladd are to mark the store's grand opening today at its Highway 153 location, said store manager David Lowrey. In Dalton, the store is located on Shugart Road.
The company expected to hire about 130 people at each new store. Kohl's had 1,097 stores in 49 states as of last March.