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Ask The Times: When is Golden Corral planning to open?
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The long awaited Golden Corral restaurant under construction at the intersection of Pearl Nix and Jesse Jewell Parkways still has no set opening date. - photo by Scott Rogers
If you’ve been wondering about something in your community, Ask The Times is your place to get answers. The following question was submitted by a reader and answered through the efforts of our news staff.Question of the day: When is Golden Corral planning to open?That is a good question, and one often asked. The new restaurant in Gainesville Towne Center at Browns Bridge Road and Pearl Nix Parkway has been in the works for quite a long time.The project dates to May of 2016, when the buffet-style restaurant was first proposed to replace Folks, which closed and was demolished in December of that year.