6 Augusta-area Bi-Lo Stores Sold to North Carolina Grocer

Six area BI-LO grocery stores will be sold and rebranded this fall.

The parent company of the Bi-Lo supermarket chain on Tuesday announced it will sell six Augusta-Aiken metro area stores to a North Carolina grocery store operator and food distributor.

Jacksonville, Fla.-based Southeastern Grocers Inc., which also owns the Winn-Dixie and Harveys Supermarket chains, said the sale of the local Bi-Los was part of a 23-store sale to concentrate on its core markets.

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