Saturday, May 18, 2013
The Holly Springs stores are participating in the annual Children’s Miracle Network fundraiser, which will benefit Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.
Saturday, May 18
Kroger store walls throughout the Atlanta area - including Holly Springs and Hickory Flat - will soon be dotted with “Miracle Balloons” in honor of the grocer’s annual fundraiser benefitting Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta – a member hospital of the Children’s Miracle Network (CMN). From May 19 to June 8, customers can purchase $1 hot-air balloon icons at checkout to help Kroger reach its goal of raising $350,000 to benefit local children’s hospitals. Find the addresses of the two Holly Springs and Hickory Flat Krogers to right of this article. "We are honored to be a part of the Children’s Miracle Network fundraiser annually," said Glynn Jenkins, director of communications and public relations for Kroger’s Atlanta Division. "We …
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Over $184,000 was donated to the American Cancer Society's fundraiser.
Kroger customers and associates in its Atlanta Division – which includes Woodstock area stores – contributed more than $184,000 to support the American Cancer Society’s (ACS) Relay For Life campaign – an 8 percent increase from last year’s donations. For two weeks in February, Kroger customers and associates at the 213 stores in Georgia, South Carolina, Northern Alabama and Eastern Tennessee purchased $1 “footprint” icons for Relay For Life, a signature fundraising event that takes place in more than 5,100 communities nationwide and abroad. Kroger stores can be found at 5339 Old Highway 5 in Holly Springs and 6766 Hickory Flat Highway in Hickory Flat. "We are proud of the overwhelming generosity shown by our customers and associates …
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Stores in Georgia are part of the recall.
The Kroger - Atlanta Division said on Monday it is recalling some in-store baked Mardi Gras King Cake Cinnamon sold in four states, including Georgia, because it may contain pecans not listed on the label. Customers who purchased the product between Dec. 30 and Feb. 4, should return the product to stores for a full refund or replacement. People who are allergic to pecans could have a serious or life-threatening reaction if they consume this product. For consumers who are not allergic to pecans, there is no safety issue with the product. Kroger stores in three other states are included in this recall including: Alabama, South Carolina and eastern Tennessee. Kroger stores can be found at 5339 Old Highway 5 in Holly Springs and 6766 Hickory …
Monday, March 19, 2012
Where do you draw the line for freedom of expression?
On Friday, I was walking through Kroger and saw a woman with a particular four-letter word printed prominently across her shirt. I did a double take to make sure that it was the particular word I thought it was, and was right. Don’t miss any of the local news you care about. Subscribe to Holly Springs-Hickory Flat Patch’s free newsletter, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
Thursday, January 5, 2012
Yesterday we talked about the cute clothes-cold weather love-hate relationship. Here's how I turn that hate into "strongly dislike."
I confess: I self-medicate. Well, I self-therapist. January makes me nuts. The mix of Christmas being over, slow news and digging for stories, stormy weather, and exercising again just gets me down. Plus, let’s face it. Being a journalist isn’t the happiest profession I could have chosen. Sure, there isn’t much bad news in Holly Springs, but reading CNN, The Huffington Post and other news websites to make sure nothing big is going on is pretty wearing on the heartstrings. So I have these little things that combat depression. I’m not talking about clinical depression (please, see a doctor and do not try these if you’re clinically depressed or you think you are) but the blues. When I’m more depressed, I read my Bible or call my mama. These …
Monday, August 8, 2011
Here is a list of the totally free and super cheap items shoppers can get this week.
It looks like another slow shopping week. I don't know if it is the back to school season or what it is, but it just feels like the deals are not so great so far in August. They are out there, and you can still get your freebies this week, but if you are like me, you will not be using your whole shopping budget for the week again. I just know its coming. If you are new to shopping with coupons, its much easier than you think. Simply save your inserts in a file folder with the date marked on the outside. When Patch lists the date of the coupon being in your newspaper, it will only take you a moment to grab that coupon and cut it out. Spending just a few minutes in preparing to go to the market can save you thousands over the year. This is…
Monday, July 18, 2011
Here are the best deals at local stores to cut your grocery bills.
Patch wants to help your family save money. The easiest place for any household to do this is at the market. So many of us pay full price or at least more than we should on groceries every week. it takes just a few minutes of your time and is much less painful than many people think. Try it one week and see the savings. Each week, the savings will grow as you start to save coupons and use them along with sales. Start saving the coupon inserts from the newspaper and write the date on the outside cover. Come to Patch to get the lists of the best deals on what to stock up on and head to the market. Cutting and printing your coupons with this list will take you just a few minutes and save you a lot of money. Try it and come back to tell us how…
Thursday, July 14, 2011
The new Publix sale has begun and it includes some free items with printable coupons.
There are some great deals to be had this week at local food and pharmacy stores. If you are new to shopping with grocery sales and coupons, don't let it scare you or make you think that you do not have the time to use coupons. Following this method here at Patch, it will take you no more than 5 to 10 minutes to get ready for the market and get the great deals mentioned. Simply save each Sunday coupon insert in a file with the date marked on the outside cover. When you see a deal mentioned here with a coupon date, flip through to that coupon insert and just cut that one coupon you need. Replace the rest back in the file. Print the ones that are printable listed here as well as the patch article with the best deals mentioned and you are …
Monday, July 4, 2011
Here are the best buys at local grocery and pharmacy stores for this week.
Patch would love for you to join us in our weekly column showing you how to save money at the market and local pharmacy stores. All you have to do is save your coupon inserts from the Sunday paper and read Patch each week. Label the coupon inserts with the date they were in the newspaper and when you want a certain coupon, you will know exactly where to go to cut it out in no time at all. Come to Patch each Monday and Thursday and find out the best deals for your family. We would love to know how much you save as well. Tell us in the comments section. The Publix sale runs from Thursday through Wednesday. if you are looking for bargains for this week at Publix, see this Patch article. This is the second week of the Daytona event at …
Monday, June 27, 2011
The best buys to get this week are at local pharmacy stores where shoppers will find several free and almost free items.
Each week, Patch sets out to find ways for your family to save money at the market and local pharmacy stores. We would love for you to join us in this savings. Simply keep your coupon inserts from your Sunday paper in a file folder with the date marked on the front page. This will allow you to find needed coupons each week in a hurry. Then save money at the market and come back to Patch to tell us how much you are saving. If you would like to read the best deals at Publix this week, read this Patch article. Their sales run Thursday through Wednesday. For Kroger and all of the local pharmacy store deals that run from Sunday through Saturday, read on. Starting at Kroger, here are the best buys this week for your family to stock up on. …