Sam's Club opened in Meridian Thursday. The store contains 118,000 square feet of shopping space and employs 160 people.
Store manager Jason Collie welcomed dignitaries and customers at a ribbon cutting ceremony.
"I tell you what. Sam's Club is so glad to be in the community," Collie said. "Everybody has been absolutely great. We've been received very well, so I just want to appreciate meridian and surrounding areas for all their hospitality. Thank you very much."
Shoppers have to be members of Sam's Club to shop there. Visit www.samsclub.com. for details.