Eight Til Late is the name of a new convenience store and car wash that has opened at 1709 S. Ninth West with J.R. McLaughlin as the owner.

Built by Littlefield Construction Co., the new store will provide between eight and 10 new full-time jobs and several part-time jobs.Money for the project came in part from Deseret Certified Development Co. which administers Small Business Administration 504 loans to help existing businesses expand.

Scott Davis, DCDC president, said his organization puts business projects together with 50 percent of the money from the bank, 40 percent guaranteed by SBA and 10 percent from the owner.

McLaughlin, a convenience store manager for seven years with Southland Corp., is also vice president of Western Fence, an ornamental iron company doing business throughout Utah.