Southeastern Grocers to open Winn-Dixie stores at five closing Lucky’s Markets
Jacksonville-based Southeastern Grocers said Feb. 4 it agreed in principle to take over five Lucky’s Market locations in Florida. Southeastern Grocers will open Winn-Dixie supermarkets at closing Lucky’s stores in Gainesville, Melbourne, Fort Myers, Naples and Lake Mary. Lucky’s, which is reorganizing under Chapter 11 bankruptcy laws, initially intended to keep the Melbourne store open. Previously, Aldi agreed to take over six Lucky’s stores, while Publix Super Markets Inc. agreed to take over leases at five properties including the Lucky’s store in Neptune Beach. Lucky’s said Feb. 4 it entered into asset purchase agreements with Southeastern Grocers, Seabra Foods and Hitchcock’s Markets for seven locations in Florida.
Man Nearly Struck by Lightning Says He Was Saved by an 'Angel'
A South Carolina man with an umbrella had a brush with death when a bolt of lightning crashed down inches from where he was walking. He said he was walking to his car when the lightning hit and is stunned that he survived. I don't use the word lucky, I use the word blessed. I stepped in water, I had keys in my hand, had a phone in my pocket and I had a little ... umbrella in my left hand, he said. I've learned my lesson.RELATED STORIES19-Year-Old Struck by Lightning Miraculously Survives: 'I Should Be Dead Right Now'Nearly 1,500 Lightning Pulses Electrify California Night Skies Over Just 5 MinutesArizona Teen Struck by Lightning Credits God With Saving His Life
Man Surrenders 14-Year-Old Dog to Pound When He Is Evicted From Home, but Community Keeps Them
A Georgia local and his dog were sure to be separated after they lost their home, but a generous community was determined not to let that happen. A man known as Mr. Williams and his trusty dog Lucky are on a path to being reunited after eviction and homelessness forced them apart temporarily. Williams turned to the Gwinnett County Animal Welfare shelter after he was evicted from his home last week. Corbett sent out a plea for help on her Facebook page and followers were happy to chip in. Anonymous donors helped set Williams up in a hotel temporarily and after spending just one night in the shelter, Lucky went home with a foster.