A new Fresh Market may soon open in Athens, according to the .
Senior Planner Bruce Lonnee said developers have approached the department for a demolition permit.
"We've had a submittal for demolition at the from Fresh Market, for them to go ahead and start working," Lonnee said.
The permit would allow workers to do minor rennovation on the interior of the building. Lonnee said he is uncertain how soon residents can expect that rennovation will begin.
"We're waiting to see when they bring in the plans to start the permit process," Lonnee said. "But there's definitely going to be a Fresh Market."