The store is expected to open in fall 2020, according to a news release from the city.
Thursday's ceremony came four months after Publix announced the new store.
South Fulton Mayor William “Bill” Edwards, City Manager Odie Donald II, state Rep. Roger Bruce and state Senator Donzella James along with council members Joe Carn, Helen Z. Willis, Catherine F. Rowell and Carmalitha Gumbs were photographed by the city breaking ground.
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