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Sometimes a store is more than just a store

September 9, 2016

When Wendell Gilliard was a kid growing up on the East Side, the Piggly Wiggly was the center of Charleston.

Folks stood outside that store at Meeting and Columbus streets every day, catching up with their neighbors, sharing the latest gossip and talking politics. Everyone eventually showed up because everyone bought their groceries there.


Uphill battle

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