LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - A popular national pizza franchise is expanding to Lufkin.
Marco's Pizza is coming soon to the Palms Shopping Center on 2950 S. John Redditt Drive.
According to the restaurant's Facebook page, there are 500 stores in 35 states across the US.
The restaurant will be owned by Lufkin residents Chris Boatman, his brother, Brad Boatman and his father-in-law, Mike Monshein.
Boatman said the restaurant will have dine-in, carryout and delivery and he described the food as "authentic Italian" pizza, along with sub sandwiches, wings and sides.
He said he does not yet know when it will open, but there will be a "job fair" in front of the restaurant Thursday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. He said they are still looking to hire delivery drivers.