New grocery stores coming to Kimball and Scottsboro

Food City & Publix promote new locations

KIMBALL, Tennessee/SCOTTSBORO, Alabama (WDEF) – New shots fired in the local grocery wars in our outer ranges today around Chattanooga.

Both Food City and Publix are celebrating new locations.

Food City CEO Steven C. Smith came to Marion County on Wednesday to break ground on a new store.

It will be on Main Street in Kimball, their first location in Marion County.

This will be a full service store with hot food bar, gas pumps and a pharmacy.

It is scheduled to open late next summer.

“We are excited to be joining the Kimball retail community. We look forward to constructing a state-of-the-art supermarket that will create quality jobs and tax revenue for the citizens of Marion County,” said Steven C. Smith, Food City president and chief executive officer.

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Publix Grand Opening in Scottsboro

Also on Wednesday, Publix held a grand opening for their new store in Scottsboro, Alabama.

It joins a new T.J. Maxx that opened this week in town.

This is the first Publix grocery in Jackson County.

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