A Cook-Out is planned for the former Shoney's at 600 Bush River Road, according to city of Columbia planners.
The city is annexing the property at the corner of Bush River and Arrowwood Drive. No word yet on when the restaurant will open.
The North Carolina-based burger and milkshake chain has been opening stores throughout the Midlands market in the past few years. According to the restaurant chain's website, it operates three locations in Columbia. A fourth Midlands' location recently opened in a former Taco Bell restaurant on U.S. 1/ 378 in Lexington