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With snow on the way there is not a slice of bread left in Atlanta

When the forecast calls for snow in Atlanta, people flock to the grocery stores for bread.

Lots of bread.

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You're searching for a loaf at the Woodstock Wal-Mart? Too bad, too sad.

Here's what you'll find:

AJC photo: Russell Eldridge


Hitting the Atlanta Trader Joe's? Welp. Snooze, you lose. Sorry:

AJC photo: Ana Santos

No problem, you think. I'll just head to the Publix on Scufflegrit Road in Cobb County. They got bread, right?


Photo: Britt Hennessey

The Midtown Publix had a few loaves left Thursday night. Not sure what the situation is now.

Act fast, while supplies last!

AJC photo: Ben Brasch

The folks at the Kroger at North Decatur Road and Dekalb Industrial Boulevard were buying bread and everything else this afternoon.

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed has called on schools and private employers to stagger the releases of students and workers to avoid clogging metro roads (and grocery stores?) in anticipation of this weekends mix of ice and snow .

AJC photo: Shane Harrison

You know where you can find bread?

The Whitlock Avenue Kroger in Marietta. I ran by there Thursday evening because I needed some cat food (plenty of that too).

Carb up at the Whitlock Kroger! AJC photo: Jennifer Brett

The Whitlock Kroger was slap out of sushi, though. I don't know if that had anything to do with the snow in the forecast, or if Thursday is just a big sushi night in Marietta, or what.

But they were tapped out:

No sushi for you! AJC photo: Jennifer Brett



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Jennifer Brett is a multiplatform journalist and digital coach. She writes The Buzz blog for

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