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Coupon Abbreviations
  • SC = Store Coupon
  • MC = Manufacturer Coupon
  • SS = Smart Source
  • RP = Red Plum
  • PG = Proctor and Gamble
Coupon Terms
  • WYB = When You Buy
  • B1G1 = Buy One Get One Free
  • .75/1 = 75 cents off one item
  • .75/3 = 75 cents off three items
  • EXP = Expiration Date

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The Mystery Penny Item at Publix for Wednesday 1/20 or Thursday 1/21, is:

Publix Paper Towels 1 roll

You can get the Publix Penny item with any purchase that is $10 or more before coupons. There is a Mystery Penny Item coupon in the Wednesday or Thursday Paper every week . Some stores do not require this coupon, but many have changed and do require it now, check with your store to find their policy.

The Penny Item is now for one day only, and will be the day that the add starts in your area. This is Wednesday for all of SC and AL, and parts of GA, or Thursday for Northern GA.

Get all of this weeks Publix Deals and Coupon Matches! There is also Yellow Advantage Buy Flyer with lots of deals and a Green Advantage Buy list of coupons!.

**Note: FL and Coastal GA stores DO NOT participate in the Penny Item**

A thought… You will not get much closer to free, so if you don’t need, like or want this item, then give it away. There are many folks that would probably love it!

    • Sarah

      Does anyone know where the penny coupon can be found in the Post & Courier paper? I can seem to find it. Thanks!

      • Dewey

        Page #3A, middle right.

        • Sarah

          Thanks so much!

    • SavLucEvMommy

      Just wanted to let Canton GA area moms know that the manager of the Publix in Riverstone told me that they will NOT require the coupon for the penny item, but you DO have to ask for it- they will no longer be outright offering the item to the customer. And can I just say that I LOVE LOVE LOVE the Publix in Riverstone?? They are the BEST!

      • Anne Marie

        I love that Publix too, I just can never find the coupon books there, so I mostly shop at Prominence Point!

    • amy

      I cannot find the penny item coupon in the Birmingham, al wednesday news? Anyone see it and I am just missing it?

      • Bobbie

        I have never seen a Publix coupon in my Bham News??? Nor do I get the ad for Publix. Only one today and that was Winn Dixie.

      • Emily

        In the Birmingham News today it is on the second page of the first section at the bottom right hand corner. Page 2-A

        • Patricia

          MORE COUPONS!! Look at the Bruno’s ad in the B’ham news. There are q’s for free cheese, paper towels, and canned vegetables with $30 purchase.

      • Also just a note for Birmingham…went to the Pelham 31 store yesterday and they told me the penny ad is only for Wednesday. The deal is not for Thursday.

    • Rebekah

      THE STATE in columbia, sc has it on page A7 towards the bottom of the page:)

    • Aiken Standard has the coupon on page 4A.

    • Lee

      The coupon is on page 6A of the Greenville News.

    • Julie

      The McCalla Publix is requiring the coupon as of today. Never had to have it before, but be sure to take it from now on!

    • Christina

      also can find it in Summerville Journal Scene in Sports section

    • Beth

      Does anyone know where the ATL AJC usually puts the ad?

      • terri

        the last 2 weeks, it was in the “Living” section…

      • Laura

        Living section, page 2.

        • Terri

          Is it in Thursday’s paper? Thanks!

    • Karen

      The paper towels are the cheap kind, but I am proud to get them anyway. I have gotten spoiled getting the nice paper towels with coupons.

    • christy

      I didn’t think the roll of paper towels were worth buying th 50cent newspaper to get the penny item coupon. My store makes you bring the coupon -uggggh!

      • Karen

        I got a subscription to the papaer for $1.00 a week for the Wed. and Sun. paper. If it were not for that I would not bother with the penny item.

      • Amy

        I agree, they are not even good quality paper towels and you would at least be paying 51 cents for them. I liked it much better when the penny item was on Sunday and Monday.

        • Glory

          How ungrateful….no pleasing some ppl…you want the penny item but yet you don’t like what they offer..it’s ONE CENT (even 51 cents if ya buy the paper) all I can say again is UNGRATEFUL!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    • Stephanie

      Does anyone know if the penny coupon is ever in the Pickens County News Paper? I get it free delivered to my home every week and can never find the coupon!!


    • I’m confused – what is the point of their ‘hiding’ the coupon? Why not put it in their regular wednesday )or thursday here in atlanta) ad?

    • Martha

      i went yesterday and I keep forgetting the penny item…

    • cathy

      I am really new to southern savers, I read this and was so excited about the penny item and wondered why I had never heard of it. Then I read on… I live in FL. It really sucks that we get the short end as Publix started right down the street from my home. Literally.

    • Grace

      Does anyone know where I can find the coupon in the Spartanburg, SC Herald Journal? What day of the week?
      Thanks a bunch….plan to share the info w/neighbors!

    • Priscilla Crouch

      The Publix in Goodlettsville, TN just told my husband tonight that the penny item is only on Wednesdays. And, they would not take Target coupons either. But, last week I used them there. Go figure. UGH

    • Priscilla Crouch

      The Publix in Goodlettsville, TN just told my husband tonight that the penny item is only on Wednesdays.

    • Elli

      I love the East Piedmont store in Marietta GA – they are the one that I know of around here who still lets us stack coupons but it is tricky to get there on thursdays for me! When I went in with my children to get the penny coupon from the person at customer service she said they really want you to get it from the paper and they’re waiting for word to stop giving it to us:( Is there any murmuring that Publix might put it back in the Sunday paper (AJC)? I DO buy that one (for ALL the coupons):)

    • Just a note to everyone. The penny item is only good for Wednesday in Birmingham. Thursday is not an option.

    • Sandy

      I just found a hillshire farm coupon. Go to hillshire farm.com sign up. They have a coupon for buy 2 get $1.00 off

    • Marcie

      Today went to the Publix at Furman(Greenville)and they would not allow me to use the Target coupons or the ones from Food Lion. Has anyone had any luck at this store using these coupons? I was very disappointed.

      • Deanna

        I am going to the Publix in Taylors shortly. I will see what they say.
        Hoping they still take Target coupons!

    • Rhonda

      Wow…I haven’t been couponing for a few weeks due to being ill and I went to get the paper today and clip my past coupons. I was looking for the Publix Sunday ad. I had no idea they stopped promoting. I do know our local Dollar Tree’s sell the Sunday Paper for 1.00 which is where I get my usual Sunday papers but I guess I will have to drop by on Wed. now to get the 35 cent one. I HATE shopping in the middle of the week though…Hopefully I will be able to change my routine a bit so that I can get some other shopping in on Wednesdays as well. That’s hard when you work though.

      • Kristi

        I was wondering if I had just been missing the Publix add on Sundays… wow, nice to know I wasn’t the only one looking for it.

        I haven’t seen them deliver it in the mail either. Usually it is in our mailbox on Wednesday.

        Guess we have to go by the paper now on Wednesday.