Publix to Open First Chattanooga Store Next Month

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Publix to Open First Chattanooga Store Next Month

LAKELAND, Fla. -- Publix Super Markets here will hold the official opening of its first store in Chattanooga, Tenn. on Dec. 12.

As well as the usual grocery, meat, produce, dairy and frozen food departments, the 45,042 square-foot location will offer full-service pharmacy, bakery, deli, and fresh seafood departments, a local TV station reported.

The store will additionally feature sushi, self-checkout, a full-service meat case, a full-service floral department, a Mediterranean Oven Venue (Italian-style foods) section, handmade sandwiches, and customized salads, and will serve as a Ticketmaster outlet, the station added.

About 110 Publix employees will work at the store. Store hours are 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. EST.

Privately owned and operated by its 143,000 employees, Publix has 918 stores in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Alabama, and Tennessee.