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Franklin’s new Food Lion set to open Wednesday morning

SALISBURY, N.C. – Starting Wednesday, April 28, neighbors in Franklin, N.C., can nourish their families at their new local Food Lion located at 245 Macon Plz., Franklin, N.C. 28734. The new store will have approximately 75 associates and serve customers daily from 7 a.m. until 11 p.m.

In addition to its longstanding heritage of low prices, Food Lion also makes shopping easy and affordable for customers through its MVP loyalty program, its award-winning personalized Shop & Earn monthly rewards offers, and with weekly promotions, hot sales, and everyday low prices.

“Having been born and raised in Franklin, I am so excited to welcome my neighbors into their new Franklin Food Lion,” said Kristy McGuire, store manager of the new location. “I am so honored to be able to work with a great group of people. We are excited and proud to welcome our neighbors and family into our Food Lion store so they can experience the great variety and assortment throughout the entire store. I look forward to serving my community as the store manager.”

Customers can choose from an extensive product assortment, including “grab-and-go” meal options to help make any meal easier, delicious hand-battered fried chicken, and 100% USDA Choice fresh beef.

The store also offers a variety of Food Lion’s Nature’s Promise-brand beef, pork, poultry, milk, eggs, bottled water, cereal, coffee, and other items. Nature’s Promise is Food Lion’s affordable brand of wholesome and organic products made with no artificial flavors, preservatives, or synthetic colors.

Additionally, neighbors can find an expanded variety of great local offerings, such as fresh R.O. BBQ’s famous slaw, pimento cheese from Charlotte-based Trade & Tryon, and a wide assortment of freshly brewed craft beers. A list of additional local vendors with products in the new store can be found here.

Through Food Lion Feeds – the retailer’s hunger-relief initiative – the retailer is donating $1,500 to MANNA Food Bank. The food bank or one of its local feeding agencies will also regularly receive food donations from the new store to distribute to neighbors in need through Food Lion Feeds’ industry-leading food rescue program. Through Food Lion Feeds, Food Lion has donated the equivalent of more than 750 million meals since 2014.

For more information on Food Lion Feeds’ efforts to fight hunger in the towns and cities, Food Lion serves, please visit

About Food Lion

Food Lion, based in Salisbury, N.C., since 1957, has more than 1,000 stores in 10 Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic states and employs more than 82,000 associates. By leveraging its longstanding heritage of low prices and convenient locations, Food Lion is working to own the easiest full shop grocery experience in the Southeast, anchored by a strong commitment to affordability, freshness, and the communities it serves. Through Food Lion Feeds, the company has donated more than 750 million meals to individuals and families since 2014, and has committed to donate 1.5 billion meals by 2025. Food Lion is a company of Ahold Delhaize USA, the U.S. division of Zaandam-based Ahold Delhaize. For more information, visit or job applicants may visit

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