Friday, April 5, 2013
The products could be infected with Listeria monocytogenes.
Publix Super Markets has issued a voluntary recall for their brand name Deli Tri Fruit and Grain Salad since it may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes. The company was notified of the potential contamination from their supplier, Allison's Gourmet Kitchens, according to a statement on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration website. Publix Deli Tri Fruit and Grain Salad, UPC #41415-39662, was distributed in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and Tennessee. Product was sold in pre-packaged 12 ounce containers, and this recall involves all product sold from December 2012 through March 26, 2013. The following information on the effects of contamination were given: Consumption of products containing Listeria monocytogenes can cause…
Monday, December 10, 2012
There are several places in our community where you can easily get a flu shot.
Monday, December 10, 2012
According to the Atlanta-based Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than one-third of United States residents have already been vaccinated against the influenza virus. Health officials aim to increase that percentage, especially since this year's season may be a bad one. Influenza — more commonly known as simply "the flu" — is a contagious respiratory illness caused by viruses infecting the nose, throat and lungs. It spreads via infected people coughing, sneezing or talking, though people can also get infected by touching something with the flu virus on it before touching their mouth, eyes or nose. The 2012-13 season is shaping up to be one of the worst flu seasons in a while, officials from the CDC said in a Dec. 3 …
Thursday, October 4, 2012
The man robbed the SunTrust bank in Publix grocery store on Henderson Mill Road on Friday afternoon.
A man robbed a Northlake bank Friday afternoon, DeKalb County police said. The man approached the customer counter at SunTrust bank in Publix grocery store at 2162 Henderson Mill Road at about 4:30 p.m., the police report said. His right hand was covered by a white parcel service envelope. The man pointed the covered hand in the direction of a bank employee and said, "Give me the money. Don't say anything." "No," the employee said, and she ran into an office confined by glass. The man leaned over the counter and searched through the drawers, taking an undisclosed amount of cash. While running toward the store's front door, he dropped $95, which was recovered by the bank manager. The suspect was described as a black male about 6 feet tall …
Monday, May 7, 2012
The incident occurred in the supermarket's parking lot April 28.
An employee of Publix on Shallowford Road was carjacked at gunpoint in the supermarket's parking lot April 28, DeKalb County police said. The 21-year-old victim was sitting in his car, getting ready to start his shift at the store when he noticed the first suspect walking around his vehicle at about 10:30am, the police report said. The suspect tapped the driver's side window with a black, semi-automatic handgun and said, "Hand me the keys." The victim told police he opened the door and handed the suspect the keys. He got out of the car and began walking toward the supermarket when the suspect also asked for his cell phone as well. When he handed over the phone, the victim said he also saw a second suspect and heard a woman's voice in the …
Friday, March 2, 2012
The 19-year-old victim was forced to hand over $100 from an ATM before he chased after ths suspect in his car and lost him on Lawrenceville Highway on Sunday.
An Atlanta man who thought he was helping someone to the nearest grocery store was instead held at gunpoint and forced to hand over $100 from an ATM on Sunday, DeKalb County police said. The 19-year-old victim was filling up his gas tank at the QuikTrip gas station on Lawrenceville Highway at about 2:45pm when he was approached by the suspect who said he was looking for the near Publix grocery, the police report said. The victim told the man the nearest Publix was at the corner of North Decatur and Clairmont roads, and he advised the suspect to follow him in his car to the store. But once the victim and suspect arrived at the grocery, the suspect pulled out a black handgun and told the victim to take money from the Wells Fargo ATM in the …
Monday, January 9, 2012
The North Druid Hills grocery store in Toco Hills Promenade will no longer offer the service after Jan. 28.
Not sure how many of you have been using Publix's curbside service in Toco Hills Promenade. But if you have been, get your fill over the next three weeks. Publix is nixing the experimental service Jan. 28, according to a report in The Tampa Tribune. Long story short: Not enough people were using the service at the three companywide locations–including the store here–to justify the cost, the report said. One test location is in Florida. The other two are here in Georgia. Following a news report in August that the store was canceling its curbside service in August, Publix officials told North Druid Hills-Briarcliff Patch that wasn't true. That said, I gotta say, even when I hurt my foot last year, I couldn't bring myself to shell out about $…
Tuesday, September 27, 2011
An attempted robbery at the Toco Hill Publix on Sept. 17 was thwarted by a Publix employee who thought fast.
A Toco Hill Publix employee fought back against a potential robber Sept. 17 by smacking the suspect in the head with a shopping basket, DeKalb County police said. A Publix employee was approached inside the store by the suspect, who had his left hand in the left pocket of his hooded jacket, simulating a gun at about 11pm. The suspect said, “Give it up, give up the money.” When the employee noticed the suspect did not have a weapon, he grabbed the suspect’s hand and then hit the suspect in the head with a plastic shopping basket. The suspect then ran out of the store and left the scene in a silver Buick Regal, driving westbound on North Druid Hills Road towards I-85. The entire robbery attempt was captured on Publix’s surveillance videos. …
Friday, September 23, 2011
A teller at the SunTrust bank inside the Publix at Shamrock Plaza was robbed Sept. 16.
A teller at the Suntrust Bank inside the Publix at Shamrock Plaza, 3870 North Druid Hills Road, was robbed Sept. 16, DeKalb County police said. The suspect got in line at the bank at about 4:15pm. When he was called to the teller window, he pretended to get a call on his phone and stepped out of line. He loitered around the bank, which was captured on video, for a little while and got back in line. He remained on his phone when he got to the teller window, passing the teller a deposit slip that said, “Give me all your cash. I have a gun.” The suspect also said repeatedly, “Just do it, just do it.” The teller complied and tried to set off the silent alarm, but when the suspect saw that happening, he said, “Don’t do it. I will shoot you.” …
Thursday, August 18, 2011
A regional spokeswoman with the grocer e-mailed North Druid Hills-Briarcliff Patch to correct a post about their Toco Hill store earlier this week.
Earlier this week, North Druid Hills-Briarcliff Patch told you about a recent story in The Champion Newspaper that said Publix was considering eliminating its relatively new curbside service at its Toco Hill location on North Druid Hills Road. We got a note yesterday from one of the grocer's regional spokespeople, Brenda Reid, and she said The Champion story was incorrect. The company has no plans to end curbside service at the Toco Hill–or any other–location and is actually spending the next several months studying where to expand the service. Here's a portion of her e-mail: Publix will continue to study the three Curbside programs that we have. We have not made plans to discontinue the service. Our evaluation of the program will help us …
Monday, August 15, 2011
The national grocer is considering dumping its new service within the next few months. Nothing is definitive yet, however.
North Druid Hills-Briarcliff Patch wrote about the curbside service at Publix's Toco Hill location a few months ago. Now, it seems, if you want that sort of convenience, your time to take advantage of it could be limited. The popular grocer is considering shutting down the service within the next several months, The Champion Newspaper reported. "We’re going to continue for a few more months before we make a final decision," Brenda Reid, a Publix spokeswoman, told the newspaper. "In the meantime, we’re going to make a few changes such as publicizing the service more externally." The Toco Hill service launched last August as a one-year pilot program. It's one of three curbside programs the grocer operates nationwide.