After a groundbreaking last May, Thomasville's new Publix supermarket will officially open, at 7:00 Thursday morning,
Called "Publix at Park Place" it is about a half a mile down the road from the original location, next door to Lowe's, at 13775 Highway 19 South.
In addition to the traditional grocery, meat, produce, dairy and frozen food departments, the new 53,785 square-foot store will have a pharmacy, bakery, deli, floral, and fresh seafood. It will employ about 175 people.
General store hours will be 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily.
Pharmacy Hours are: Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday 11:00 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Publix is privately owned and operated by its 176,500 employees, with 2014 sales of $30.6 billion. Publix has 1,103 stores in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina and North Carolina.
The company has been named one of FORTUNE’s “100 Best Companies to Work For in America” for 18 consecutive years. In addition, Publix’s dedication to superior quality and customer service is recognized among the top in the grocery business.