Readers’ Choice 2022 Local Shopping winners announced

Published 4:15 pm Wednesday, September 28, 2022

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The Andalusia Star-News is proud to announce the winners of the 2022 Readers’ Choice Awards.

This year’s contest began with 5,711 reader nominations and ended with 46,409 votes.

“We would like to give a special thank you to everyone who participated and made the 2022 Readers’ Choice Awards a huge success. Congratulations to all of our winners,” Star-News Publisher Robert Blankenship said.

Winners in the “Local Shopping” category are listed below.

Antique Store
Winner – Three Notch Emporium
Second Place – Picket Fence Antiques

Winner – Harold’s Home
Second Place – Sears Hometown Stores
Third Place – Aaron’s Appliances

Backyard Furnishings
Winner – Walmart Garden Center
Second Place – Marvin’s
Third Place – Farmers Home Furniture

Winner – The Teal Gypsy
Second Place – Lena Ellen Boutique
Third Place (tie) – Covington Charm, Town & Country Boutique

Children’s Clothing
Winner – Darby’s Village Pharmacy
Second Place – Rise Up Boutique & Gifts
Third Place – Shugs

Consignment & Thrift Store
Winner – Meredith’s Miracles
Second Place – Three Notch Emporium

Convenience Store
Winner – Gitty Up N Go
Second Place – Cenergy Oil & Gas
Third Place – Vinny’s #2

Farm & Seed Store
Winner – Andalusia Farmers Cooperative
Second Place – Tractor Supply Co.
Third Place – Stewart Brothers Farm Supply

Floor Coverings
Winner – Greathouse Floors
Second Place – Carpet One Bob Taylor
Third Place – The Floor Store

Florist Shop
Winner – Alan Cotton’s Florist
Second Place – Young’s Florist & Gifts
Third Place – Andalusia Flower & Gift Shop

Fresh Meats & Seafood
Winner (tie) – Piggly Wiggly, Maples Market
Third Place – Hilltop

Fresh Produce
Winner – Sweet South Market
Second Place – Maples Market
Third Place – Piggly Wiggly

Furniture Store
Winner – Harold’s Home
Second Place – Farmers Home Furniture
Third Place – Barrow Fine Furniture

Garden Center
Winner – Blue Goose Garden Shop
Second Place – Andalusia Farmers Cooperative

Gift Shop
Winner – Pink Peppers
Second Place – Lena Ellen Boutique
Third Place – Young’s Florist & Gifts

Grocery Store
Winner – Piggly Wiggly
Second Place – Farmers IGA Foodliner
Third Place – Pic-N-Sav Grocery Outlet

Hardware Store
Winner – Marvin’s
Second Place – Andalusia Cash and Carry
Third Place – Breedlove Building Supply

Jewelry Store
Winner – Sanders Jewelry
Second Place – Christopher’s Diamonds & Fine Jewelry=/’
Third Place – Cagle Jewelers & Goldsmithing

Mattress Store
Winner – Mr. Mattress Bedding Outlet
Second Place – Opp Mattress Company
Third Place – Barrow Fine Furniture

Men’s Clothing & Accessories
Winner – Ward & Co.
Second Place – Hibbett Sports
Third Place – Factory Connection

Outdoor/Lawn Equipment
Winner – J.R.’s Lawnmower Shop
Second Place – Tractor Supply Co.
Third Place – Southern Equipment Company

Pawn Shop
Winner – Covington Pawn LLC
Second Place – Three Notch Pawn & Gun Shop

Shoe Store
Winner – Brooks Shoe Shop
Second Place – Shoe Dept.
Third Place – Town & Country

Women’s Clothing & Accessories
Winner – The Teal Gypsy Boutique
Second Place – Lena Ellen Boutique
Third Place – Town & Country Boutique