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10:07 am on Saturday August 16, 2014

Old downtown Piggly Wiggly to be partly demolished

The old Piggly Wiggly building on Port Republic Street is set to become "Tabby Place" this spring — an event space with space for up to 300.
5:06 am on Tuesday February 11, 2014

Boundary Street Piggly Wiggly closing

By the end of February, downtown Beaufort will be without a Piggly Wiggly location for the first time in 70 years.
12:51 pm on Wednesday April 10, 2013

Retired Piggly Wiggly mascot shot after escaping pig pen

Maggie, a 250-pound pig that formerly worked as a mascot for Piggly Wiggly was gunned down by a motorist after escaping her pig pen.
11:20 am on Tuesday December 11, 2012

20th annual Piggly Wiggly Roundball Classic tips off December 26

The 20th annual Piggly Wiggly Roundball Classic will tip off December 26th at North Charleston High School. The event usually features some of the best teams in the area and this year is no different. This year’s bracket consists of 10 local teams,...
7:12 pm on Tuesday September 25, 2012

Ollie's Bargain Outlet coming to Carolina Forest (Update: First look inside)

Photo: Melissa Byers Update September 25, 2012:  We got a special pre-opening peek inside of Ollie's Bargain Outlet.  Let the shopping begin. Books, toys, flooring, small kitchen appliances, food, personal care items, pet supplies, and seasonal...
7:58 am on Thursday March 29, 2012

Rare Beer Night at the #MYR Train Depot (Update: Tonight!)

Flickr user Bernt Rostad one of the confirmed rare beers that'll be on hand, Jolly Pumpkin La Roja. La Roja is a 7,2% abv amber ale brewed in the Flanders sour ale tradition. It poured a deep amber color with a beige head. The aroma was that of a...
10:23 am on Saturday March 17, 2012

Family Dollar opens in home of old Gardens Corner Piggly Wiggly

Flickr user stevendepolo In late 2010 the Gardens Corner Piggly Wiggly closed with little fanfare. Now a Family Dollar has occupied the new space with equally little fanfare. Sadly, it's still a dozen miles from Gardens Corner to the nearest...
1:29 am on Thursday March 1, 2012

For 17 months, bird makes home in Charleston Piggly Wiggly

Image by Flickr user Chickens in the Trees (vns2009) Not the bird in question, but you get the idea. Back in November 2010 a small Carolina wren-like bird flew into the Meeting Street Piggly Wiggly, and for the past 17 months store employees and...
6:49 am on Monday October 3, 2011

Two women set $75,000 fundraising goal to feed 15,000 residents this Thanksgiving

The Charleston Basket Brigade has raised a total of $63,990 and fed more than 12,000 local residents in need on Thanksgiving since 2008. The Charleston Basket Brigade is aiming to feed 15,000 Charleston residents in need this Thanksgiving with its...
6:37 am on Friday June 17, 2011

Love Piggly Wiggly? Now you can drink their beer

Flickr user Duane Burdick Last week, a new type of beer started showing up in area Piggly Wiggly grocery stores: Pig Swig...and yes, the beer is the product of Piggly Wiggly Carolina Co. There are two varieties of Pig Swig: the Pig Pen Pilsner,...

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