Save-A-Lot Opening

This morning anxious shoppers crowded into the newly opened Save-A-Lot grocery store on 22nd Avenue.

"We're the type of grocery store that is a 'Save Your Money,' type store. Usually we save shoppers 20 to 40 percent in any town we go to. Meridian needed a choice. There were really only two main choices in terms of grocery stores in Meridian when we started looking to locate here a year ago," said Bruce Bartley, President, Save-A-Lot Grocery.

Save-A-Lot is based out of St. Louis, Missouri. There are 1,000 Save-A-Lot stores nationwide. Business hours for the local store are from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. on Sunday.