Food Lion, Salisbury, N.C., and the city of Charlotte, N.C., have received the National League of Cities/Food Marketing Institute Neighborhood Partnership Award for promoting supermarket access in underserved communities. Food Lion and Charlotte won the award for the chain's store No. 635 in the city's Northwest Corridor. Before the store opened in December, residents had no local source of groceries, Food Lion reported. The store now serves more than 13,000 customers weekly. February. ...

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