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4:30 am on Friday January 13, 2012

Three Charleston Food Lion grocery stores to close

Image by Flickr user rockygirl05The town with no dearth of grocery stores will soon have a mere 16 stores serving the inhabitants of Mount Pleasant. That's after Delhaize America, the parent of the Food Lion chain of grocery stores, follows up on...
3:43 am on Friday January 13, 2012

Beaufort escapes Food Lion closures, but not Hilton Head

Flickr user rockygirl05 Delhaize America, the parent of the Food Lion chain of grocery stores, has announced that it would, "close 113 underperforming Food Lion stores, primarily in markets in which the company has the least store density." The...
5:20 am on Tuesday September 13, 2011

Food Lion near Laurel Bay robbed, manager pistol-whipped

Just after 7 a.m. Saturday, the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office responded to a call at the Food Lion near Laurel Bay. An armed robbery and assault had occurred just moments earlier and, upon arrival, deputies spoke with five store employees and...
2:34 am on Wednesday July 20, 2011

Would-be robber foiled in attempted holdup of Lady's Island grocery store

BCSO Shawn Treven Wallace An interesting press release has made its way over regarding an attempted robbery last night at the Food Lion on Lady's Island. Below is the full release from the Beaufort County Sherif's office, but, basically, the would-...
3:30 am on Sunday January 24, 2010

Food Lion shuttering one Mt. Pleasant location

One of 15 nationwide and one of two in South Carolina that were pegged as underperforming, the Food Lion on Coleman Boulevard is set to close by mid-February. The Charleston Regional Business Journal has the story; read it here. After the closure of...
10:41 am on Tuesday August 25, 2009

Police nab two in Food Lion meat heist

Image by Flickr user This Year's LoveImage by 20090825-meat.jpg Charleston Police officers arrested two men who were caught shoplifting three steaks, chicken wings, a case of beer and and a bottle of wine from the King Street Food Lion last night....
7:36 am on Thursday July 16, 2009

Alfalfa sprouts test positive for harmful organism, recalled

Image by Flickr user Erin CollinsImage by 20090716-alfalfa.jpg A South Carolina company has recalled its alfalfa sprouts sold at Food Lion stores after tests revealed the presence of a potentially harmful organism. The State has the story.
2:00 pm on Tuesday August 5, 2008

Last of Wando students sentenced

The tenth and final former Wando High School student to plead guilty in a 2006 Food Lion holdup, Sam Perez, learned his punishment Tuesday. He received the same sentence that seven of his fellow defendants got last month: up to six years in prison...
4:47 am on Friday August 1, 2008

'Shock' program aims to give young their lives back

Word is spreading that some of the teens that served as lookouts in the high-schooler holdup of a local Food Lion may be allowed to go through a boot-camp like 90-day program to reduce their 6-year sentences. Read more stories on this subject in...
5:11 pm on Tuesday July 22, 2008

Teens sentenced in grocery store holdup

Update: The seventh of the teens, Patrick Brown, was sentenced Tuesday afternoon, ordered to face a similar punishment as the earlier six. Brown pleaded guilty to only one charge, however: accessory after the fact of armed robbery. Other updates are...