COTTONDALE - Lucky's Liquor and Lotto held a ribbon cutting Saturday, Feb. 11, to celebrate its grand opening.

Owned by Jay and Rose Patel, the business is located at 2839 Highway 231 in Cottondale and brought three new jobs to the area.

This is the second business opened by the Patels in Jackson County. The couple also owns the Stop N Go convenience store in Graceville.

"We are happy to help our community by creating some new jobs," said Jay Patel. "I feel people are happy that we are here."

The grand opening event also featured refreshments, a wine tasting, and door prizes.

Lucky's Liquor & Lotto is open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Sunday; 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday and from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

The store can be contacted by calling 850-352-4449