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  • SS = Smart Source
  • RMN = Retail Me Not
  • PG = Proctor and Gamble
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  • B1G1 = Buy One Get One Free
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  • .75/3 = 75 cents off three items
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Publix Penny Item

The Mystery Penny Item at Publix for Wednesday 7/27 or Thursday 7/28, is:

Publix Spring Water, 6 pk. 16.9 oz bottles

You can get the Publix Penny item with any purchase that is $10 or more before coupons. Most stores will require the penny item coupon found somewhere in your Wednesday or Thursday paper.

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

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

    • Airvan83

      if you buy $30 worth of groceries can you get 3 of the “penny items”?

      • Pricefamily0613

        no, there is a limit of one “penny item” per customer, no matter how much money you spend (as long as you spend a minimum of $10).

        • Airvan83

          ok thanks. was just wondering

    • Brandi_Dunlap

      I am in TN and we have the penny item here as well.

    • Ketta

      The penny item at the Pelham Road Publix in Greenville is Publix brand vanilla wafers. They are yummy.

    • Penner6906

      Penny item in Harvest, AL is 4-pack of Publix Bathroom Tissue

    • Sylviavsc

      Penny item in Summerville, SC is Publix Bran Flakes cereal

    • EDWARDS_03

      Our penny item in Goose Creek was Frenchs Mustard!  Wasnt even publix brand lol :)

    • SugarBooBear

      Penny Item in North Charleston SC was Tortilla Chips.

    • CJ

      Ooltewah, TN was Barilla pasta

    • Kayla H.

      Does TN participate? I never see the coupons for this, and I shop Publix ALL the time!

      • Katie L.

        They are in the first page or two of your Wednesday paper

    • Coop's Mom

      Publix must be having an off week. My store – Greenville, SC (Pelham Rd) had Graham crackers…however it rang up the discount as water. Oh well it was worth a penny!  :)

      • EDWARDS_03

        Yea!   That was how mine was with the Frenchs mustard….. it showed it being that water when they did the discount.  I dunno… :)  I love mustard that, so I was cool :)

    • Rebeccaann

      Aiekn, SC was any Ocean Spray Juice!

    • Sham1819

      conyers ga was motts veggie blend juice

      • Mnmsmith7304

        Hey- I'm in Conyers too. Where in the ad did you find the penny item? I must be completely looking over it. : (

        • Rebecca

          in the AJC it's in the living section – small ad with no pictures on it.  you can easily overlook it!

    • Linda

      in my publix in Aiken, SC it was special K cereal.

    • Rhende77

      We had the water in Decatur, AL

    • TM

      Coupon is on Page 5A of 7/27 Post & Courier

      • ruthsmartshopper2010

        Thank you TM

    • JM

      penny item in my store was regular light bulbs… did not buy since I switched everything to CFLs

    • BoonaMom

      Publix in Lee Branch in Inverness changed their penny item all day. When I went it was 8 O'Clock Coffee!! What a great penny item. I am thinking about getting another coupon from my neighbor and going back for more!

    • Jessh

      I dont get where I am to get this coupon- is it hidden in the sunday paper or do i have to get wednesdays paper? Also, I live in GA and I just looked on the publix wesite and the deals are the same ones from this past week. Does this mean that they do the new ad in my area on thursday?

      • Allie

        I live south of Atlanta, was never able to find the penny item coupon. I finally asked my cashier where is the coupon located because I never can find it…she said that I didn't need one–WOO HOO!  
        Also my add begins on Wednesday…hope this helps :-)

      • Couponsforcarrie

        I live in Paulding county and you can get one in the Paulding News that cost $.25 or you can subscribe for a year.  Or you can find in the Atlanta Const. Journel but that costs more and sometimes is not worth it unless you have a subscription.  Hope this helps.

      • The AJC has the penny coupon at the bottom of the page in the “Living” section.  Depending on what county you are in and when your sale starts over, it will either be in the Wednesday or Thursday copies.  My local paper also publishes it in the Thursday edition and it is usually at the bottom of the second page.

    • Airvan83

      just got back from my Publix in Goodlettsville, TN and the penny item wasnt the water. It was heinz ketchup. Still a good deal but would have rather had the water since I dont use that much ketchup.

    • Can you only get the penny item on the day that the sale comes out (Wed for me)? Where do you find the penny item? In the Publix sale paper or in the newspaper?

      • Airvan83

        yes, you can only get it for one day (wed or thurs depending on your area). i usually just look on this site for it if i cant get out in the morning but it should also be in your local paper for that day.

        • Okay thanks so much for your reply! I'm new to couponing so I'm just trying to figure out how everything works! :]

    • Supercoup Rothenberger

      Has anybody ever found the penny item coupon in the Cherokee County, GA local papers? Buying the AJC for $1 to get something for a penny is getting old.

      • jessica

        my publix in GA doesnt require the coupon.. maybe ask and see if yours still does (at first they did now they do not:)

      • Couponwilliams

        i live in canton ga(cherokee county) and it was in the thurs ajc paper today and our publix does require it

    • Pepsi1williams

      canton ga penny item is apple juice

      • lidia

        I didn't get mine  I gave my coupon I forgot  to ask for it….. Next time…

    • Deschad98

      I have never seen the penny item coupon in my Publix paper, Upstate SC