Hibbett Sporting Goods Inc., a national chain based in Birmingham, Ala., has leased a store at 324 Main St. in Baker.

Hibbett Sports plans to open the Greenwood Shopping Center store this summer. The store is expected to employ eight full- and part-time workers.

Hibbett operates 883 sporting goods stores in small to mid-sized markets, predominantly in the Southeast, Mid-Atlantic and Midwest.

Its stores sell branded athletic equipment, footwear and apparel, with a focus on local teams and leagues.