The supermarket giant Asda claim 350 jobs could be created if plans to build a £15m store in Dumfries get the go ahead.
The development would be on Annan road in the town and cover 40,000 square feet.
More top news
Part of a £15million flood recovery fund from the European Union won't be spent on flood repairs in Cumbria.
Extra staff are being brought in to help Cumbria Police deal with a big increase in the number of historic sex crime reports.
Police in Scotland are appealing for information on a series of crashes, including an 86-year-old man hit by a car in Thornhill.