E.B. Piggly Wiggly is now open

Store rebounds from the flood

­­After being closed since Oct. 8, the Piggly Wiggly grocery store in East Brewton reopened its doors Monday afternoon with limited items but should be fully stocked by Friday or Monday as new items are trucked in daily.

The East Brewton store had about 2 to 3 feet of water inside the building following the heavy rains and flooding on Tuesday, Oct. 7, and was forced to close.

Store Manager Cyndi Lundy said the store received a small shipment of items Monday and a larger shipment arrived about 5 a.m. Wednesday that included meat and produce. Employees were on hand Wednesday to begin stocking sh...