Florida Publix stores in Hurricane Ian's path set to close ahead of storm

With Hurricane Ian threatening Florida's Gulf Coast as a major category 3 storm, Publix stores in the storm's path are preparing to close early. Locations in affected counties in the Tampa Bay and southwest Florida areas are adjusting their hours, with some stores closing as soon as Tuesday afternoon.

Publix employee honored for bravery after saving man from burning car

Glenn Chancey was working an early morning shift at the Publix warehouse in Lakeland when he heard a loud crash. He immediately rushed to the scene of the accident, and found one of the vehicles on fire — with the unconscious driver trapped inside. He and another bystander managed to pull the victim from the burning car, saving the man's life.

Publix to remove Russian vodka from shelves

The Lakeland-based supermarket chain, which has nearly 1,300 stores throughout the southeast, announced it is pulling all Russian-made vodka brands from its shelves to support the people of Ukraine.

Publix announces paid parental leave to employees

Eligible full-time and part-time workers at the Publix grocery store chain will be able to take off time during the first year of the birth or adoption of a child, starting in the new year.