DIXON – Hibbett Sporting Goods is coming to Dixon.
The Alabama-based company will open a store at 1620 Miller St., in late November, the company announced in a news release.
The Dixon location expects to hire eight full- and part-time employees.
There are more than 850 Hibbett Sporting Goods stores across the country, with a focus on the Midwest, Southeast and Mid-Atlantic regions.
The stores are typically 5,000 square feet and located in strip malls and enclosed malls in small to mid-sized markets, according to the news release.
There are nearly two dozen Hibbett locations in Illinois, including Sterling, Freeport and Moline, according to the company's website.
The new Hibbett store will join other Sauk Valley sporting goods stores like Downtown Sports in Dixon, Finish Line in Sterling, Rigler's Shooting and Sports Supply in Rock Falls and Woods Sporting Goods in Oregon.