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Smoothie shop in Braselton gets Town Council's OK
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Rendering of a smoothie shop proposed for Friendship Road in South Hall.

Update, Dec. 15: A new smoothie shop has been approved at the corner of Friendship Road/Ga. 347 and Old Winder Highway/Ga. 211 in South Hall. 

Braselton Town Council voted Monday, Dec. 14, to grant Riverstone Braselton LLC a conditional use permit to allow for a drive-thru at the building on the .72-acre site.  

Updated Dec. 11:  The proposed smoothie shop in South Hall is set to go before Braselton Town Council Monday, Dec. 14, for a vote. The council meeting is set for 7 p.m. at the Braselton Police & Municipal Court at 5040 Highway 53.

Updated Dec. 1: The Braselton Planning Commission recommended approval of the business Monday, Nov. 30. The development now goes before the Braselton Town Council for a public hearing at 4 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 10, at the Braselton Police & Municipal Court at 5040 Highway 53.

Original story: A new smoothie shop could be coming to the corner of Friendship Road/Ga. 347 and Old Winder Highway/Ga. 211 in South Hall. 

Town of Braselton documents say the developer is “targeting a national smoothie chain” for the busy intersection east of Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton. The store would be part of a 5,000-square-foot building at 1217 Friendship Road, next to BGW Dental Group and across from Longhorn Steakhouse. 

Riverstone Braselton LLC is seeking a conditional use permit from Braselton to allow for a drive-thru at the building on the .72-acre site.  Riverside is set to request the permit before the Braselton Planning Commission at 7 p.m. Nov. 30 at the Braselton Police & Municipal Court at 5040 Highway 53. 

If the permit is approved, construction of the building could start soon afterward, said John Stell, a lawyer associated with the project, on Thursday, Nov. 12.