Country Crossings officials say first week a success

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DOTHAN, AL (WSFA) – Country Crossing officials are calling their first week of business a success.

"Everyone is excited," says Mark Sheldon, VP of Construction for RGP.

The entertainment venue opened December 1st and officials say it's been a steady stream of people since.

"Phase one is going great all the venues are full people are having a good time they're excited and glad to be at work that is for sure," says Sheldon.

The first phase of the complex includes the bingo pavilion, restaurants and lodging.

Officials say opening anything this large comes with hiccups, but so far everything is running smoothly.

"We are looking at seven to ten thousand people a day, Sunday thru Thursday and Friday and Saturday we've 15 to 20 thousand people coming thru the venue.

And while phase one is up and running construction on phase two is already underway.

The next venue set to open is the Randy Owen Family Entertainment Center.

"The family entertainment center is going to have a bowling alley, an arcade, a go cart track putt putt golf, another family restaurant and a big stage for more performances people love the live entertainment, we're having entertainment every night," says Sheldon.

Officials say work will continue on the next two phases for almost six years.

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