Kroger Co. has purchased the 1.2-acre lot in front of its store on Alexis Road at Lewis Avenue, where it plans to build a gas station next year.
Amy McCormick, a company spokesman, said Kroger expects to have the station operating by mid-2010. The firm bought the property, which had been home to a golf equipment store, for $700,000 from A. J. H. Sales Inc.
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