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The Piglet Opens
Oriental Piggly Wiggly: Views, Day 1
July 29, 2016



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The produce aisle is the first one customers see on entering the Piglet. As she pushed her cart along, Mayor Sally Belangia, second from left, was enthused about a lifestyle change – that she wouldn’t no longer have to use her lunch break to drive 15 miles to Grantsboro to shop for groceries.
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Having freshly cut meat and a butcher were high on many peoples wish list in the survey. It drew a lot of customers in the opening moments of the store.
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There’s the national Pig’ logo (at right) and the one drawn up for Oriental’s-smaller-than-average store, nicknamed The Piglet. Like Kathryn Garcia above, many customers walked in Wednesday already wearing Piglet t-shirts, which had been for sale since May at the Grantsboro Pig’.
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Dwayne Miller of Oriental was one of the first customers to go through one of the 5 checkout lines.
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Carole Norris traveled from Wallace for the opening and greeted customers at her son, Billy Flockhart’s store.
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Across the store, the Dragon Cafe was getting its first customers.

Posted Friday July 29, 2016 by Melinda Penkava


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