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5/22/2003
New 24-Hour Harris Teeter Opens in Cary, NC
With 100 new employees and a long list of unique offerings, the latest addition to the Harris Teeter family is ready to serve.

Cary, NC - This morning a new Harris Teeter store opened its doors for business at Harrison Pointe Shopping Center. The 40,000 square foot store has a pharmacy, a sandwich station, fresh baked bread, and an extended wine section. All combined with Harris Teeter's outstanding selection of fresh meats, seafood, and produce that our customers have come to expect.

With twenty-four years of experience in the grocery business, manager Marty Miller is quick to note that "The team here at the new Harrison Pointe location in Cary is excited about servicing the community. We are committed to offering the freshest product available, and as always, our commitment to customer service is second to none," adds Miller proudly.

Customers can sample Harris Teeter Rancher steaks when the mobile grill rolls into town later today from 3:00pm to 7:00pm. And as the grand opening celebration goes throughout the weekend, events are planned for the entire family.

On Saturday and Sunday there will be face painting and Harry the Dragon will be ready with balloons and cookies. The Together in Education bus will on hand with free samples of Hunter Farms ice cream. And Harris Teeter pharmacists will conduct free health screenings for high cholesterol, high blood pressure, and body fat from 10:00am to 7:00pm.

Shoppers can come in this weekend and sample from our Great Chef Food Demonstrations and learn how to make those unique Harris Teeter recipes at home. Join us for special wine tastings on Saturday from 4:00pm to 7:00pm and again Sunday from 2:00pm to 5:00pm. Wine Steward, John Fitzpatrick will be on hand to help and lend advice. Come take a journey around the world and learn about the latest wines for summer.



Harris Teeter, Inc. with headquarters in Matthews, NC, is a subsidiary of Ruddick Corporation (NYSE:RDK). Harris Teeter is the 39th largest supermarket in the United States with 2002 sales of $2.35 billion. The grocery store chain employs over 14,000 associates and has 143 stores in North and South Carolina, Virginia, Georgia, Tennessee, and Florida.