Food Lion opened a pair of new stores on Wednesday, celebrating grand openings in Ashland, VA, and New Washington, NC.

Both locations include expanded deli offerings, including a salad and soup bar, a hot bar featuring various types of wings, and an artisan pizza bar. The North Carolina store boasts a walk-in garden cooler in the produce section as well as an expanded selection of grab-and-go meals.

"Food Lion has been a proud member of Washington community for more than 20 years and we look forward to creating an easier shopping experience for our customers," says David Garris, Food Lion's director of operations for the greater Washington, NC, area. "We look forward to bringing and expanded assortment of quality, fresh products to our customers, while keeping the low prices they expect from Food Lion."