Winn Dixie

“Stuff the Truck” 2020 Another Big Success for Montgomery Public Schools

All of us at Alabama News Network want to thank all of you who donated to the annual “Stuff the Truck” event to benefit Montgomery Public Schools. Saturday, members of Tie and Doll, Inc. were outside the Sturbridge Winn-Dixie in Montgomery to collect snacks and other items for students as well as cash donations. This year, a larger U-Haul truck…

Thank You for your Support in the 6th Annual ‘Stuff the Truck’ Event

The 6th annual ‘Stuff the Truck’ event kicked off today. Many of the challenges we face are even more difficult now because of the pandemic, so imagine what life must be like for Alabama students who depend on the free or reduced lunch program a for meal each day. For many of them, it’s their only meal of the day….

Winn-Dixie Adding Plexiglass at Checkouts for Coronavirus Safety

Photo from Southeastern Grocers The parent company of Winn-Dixie stores says it is adding new safety measures in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Southeastern Grocers, Inc. says it will start installing protective Plexiglas partitions in all stores. The partitions will be installed between customers and associates at store registers, customer service desks and pharmacies. Installation in all stores is underway…

Winn-Dixie Hiring 5,000 Workers Displaced by Closures, Adding Senior Shopping Hour

Winn-Dixie has announced that due to the impact of coronavirus on the hospitality and restaurant industries, it will be looking to hire 5,000 people whose working hours have been affected by mandated store and restaurant closures. Its parent company Southeastern Grocers will be hiring throughout the Southeast. For more information, click on www.segrocers.com/careers. In addition, Winn-Dixie is offering seniors and high-risk…

Winn-Dixie Closing Store on Eastern Boulevard

The parent company of Winn-Dixie has announced that it will be closing its grocery store at 2730 Eastern Boulevard in Montgomery. That’s the store located in the Promenade shopping center. In a statement to Alabama News Network, a spokesman for Southeastern Grocers, the company that owns Winn-Dixie, says the store was underperforming. The statement says the company doesn’t take these…

Two Organizations Team Up to Feed Hundreds This Christmas

Two organizations are doing their parts to help hundreds of hungry families in the river region this holiday season. When we think of Christmas, many of us think of spending time with family… usually over a Christmas dinner, exchanging presents and looking back on the year: Counting our blessings. But for hundreds of families here locally, that’s not a reality….

Winn Dixie Raising Money for Hurricane Dorian Victims

You can help those affected by Hurricane Dorian by doing something as simple as going to the grocery store. Winn Dixie’s parent company Southeastern Grocers has announced that it’s raising money to help those in the Bahamas and those along the eastern seaboard of the United States. Every dollar raised at Winn Dixie locations will go directly to the American…

Stuff the Truck Food Drive Set for Saturday

Thousands of Alabama’s children participate in the free or reduced lunch program, which for some is their only meal of the day. That’s why Alabama News Network is teaming up with Tie and Doll, Inc and Winn-Dixie to make sure kids have something eat. Making the grade in school can be tough enough on full a stomach, so imagine how…

Owner of Winn-Dixie Stores Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Restructuring

  Southeastern Grocers, the owner of the Winn-Dixie grocery store chain, has announced that it’s entered into Chapter 11 bankruptcy restructuring. In a statement to Alabama News Network, the company says it will voluntarily file pre-packaged chapter 11 cases. The company says its goal is to work through financial restructuring as quickly as possible and to emerge within the next 90…

Winn Dixie Issues Voluntary Ice Cream Recall

Winn Dixie has issued a voluntary recall on one of the store’s ice cream products due to the threat of listeria. Store officials say the 12-count Winn Dixie brand ice cream bars affected have the UPC code 2114021745 on them. Officials say the products should be thrown away, or returned to the store for a full refund. Categories: News, On…